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Brookhaven is a town in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Brookhaven. For links to other places called Brookhaven, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Brookhaven is 40.779N. The longitude is -72.915W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 470,989.


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Median household income
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$62,475
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brookhaven demographic reports
The town encompasses the villages of Belle Terre, Bellport, Lake Grove, Old Field, Patchogue, Poquott, Port Jefferson and Shoreham; and the communities of Blue Point, Brookhaven, Calverton, Centereach, Center Moriches, Coram, East Moriches, East Patchogue, Eastport, East Shoreham, Farmingville, Fire Island, Gordon Heights, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Ronkonkoma, Manorville, Mastic, Mastic Beach, Medford, Middle Island, Miller Place, Moriches, Mount Sinai, North Bellport, North Patchogue, Port Jefferson Station, Ridge, Rocky Point, Selden, Setauket-East Setauket, Shirley, Sound Beach, Stony Brook, Terryville and Yaphank.
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel Webster, statesman
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookhaven demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11715 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Brookhaven residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookhaven ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookhaven was $24,191, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Historic districts in Brookhaven include Miller Place Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Brookhaven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $851.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,546.


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Libraries in Brookhaven include Bayport-Blue Point Public Library, Brookhaven Free, Center Moriches Free Public Library, Comsewogue Public Library, Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, Longwood Public Library, Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library, Middle Country Public Library- Selden, North Shore Public Library District, Patchogue-Medford Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brookhaven include North Shore Sun, Port Times Record, Times of Middle Country, Village Beacon Record, Village Times Herald

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

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Brookhaven restaurants taking online reservations include Louis XVI, Pasta Pasta, Trio - Long Island ... View restaurants

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

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