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Southampton is a town in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Southampton. For links to other places called Southampton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Southampton is 40.887N. The longitude is -72.476W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 54,712.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Southampton 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 11972 ZIP code.
15% of Southampton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Southampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Southampton was $31,320, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Southampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Southampton include North Main Street Historic District (Southampton), Sagaponack Historic District, Southampton Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Southampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $811. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,552.
Libraries in Southampton include Hampton Bays Public Library, Hampton Library, Quogue Library, Rogers Memorial Library, Westhampton Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Southampton include Southampton Press
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Southampton political report.
Southampton restaurants taking online reservations include Annona, Q Restaurant, Stone Creek Inn ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Southampton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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