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East Hampton is a town in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named East Hampton. For links to other places called East Hampton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of East Hampton is 41.031N. The longitude is -72.035W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,719.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Hampton 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 11954 ZIP code.
13% of East Hampton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Hampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Hampton was $31,300, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of East Hampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in East Hampton include Briar Patch Road Historic District, Buell's Lane Historic District, East Hampton Village District, Egypt Lane Historic District, Jericho Historic District, Jones Road Historic District, Montauk Association Historic District, North Main Street Historic District (East Hampton), Pantigo Road Historic District, Sag Harbor Village District ... View historic districts
Median rent in East Hampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $881. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,670.
Libraries in East Hampton include East Hampton Library, John Jermain Memorial Library, Montauk Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Hampton political report.
The average commute time for East Hampton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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