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Bellport is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named after brothers Thomas and John Bell, settlers.

The latitude of Bellport is 40.756N. The longitude is -72.939W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,379.


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Median household income
Local
$77,523
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bellport demographic reports
Bellport is on Great South Bay.
Oliver Perry Robinson invented ball bearings in his woodshop here
Setting for Mary Roberts Rinehart's book, "The Red Lamp"
Well-known residents have included:
· E.B. White, writer
· Elmer Sperry, inventor
· Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, first lady
Historic sites and museums: Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
How well I know ... the bay and the way the wind blows the tide ebbs and the tide flows.
-- Zoo Revisited
E.B. White

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16% of Bellport residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellport was $38,906, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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42% of Bellport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bellport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $746.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,538.


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Libraries in Bellport include South Country Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Bellport workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ How well I know ... the bay and the way the wind blows the tide ebbs and the tide flows. ”
~ Zoo Revisited
E.B. White

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