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Babylon is a town in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Babylon. For links to other places called Babylon, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Babylon is 40.646N. The longitude is -73.352W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 216,125.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Babylon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11703 ZIP code.
13% of Babylon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Babylon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Babylon was $22,844, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Babylon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Babylon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $869. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,636.
Libraries in Babylon include Amityville Public Library, Babylon Public Library, Copiague Memorial Public Library, Deer Park Public Library, Lindenhurst Memorial Library, North Babylon Public Library, West Babylon Public Library, Wyandanch Public Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Babylon political report.
The average commute time for Babylon workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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