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Yaphank is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for "riverbank"

The latitude of Yaphank is 40.836N. The longitude is -72.917W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,025.


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Median household income
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$70,534
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Yaphank demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Millville
Public transportation: Suffolk County Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Nearby parks & recreation: Cathedral Pine County Park
Yaphank attractions: Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

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21% of Yaphank residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yaphank ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yaphank was $25,020, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Yaphank residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Yaphank, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $792.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,363.


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Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yaphank political report.

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The average commute time for Yaphank workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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