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Copiague is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for "sheltered harbor."

The latitude of Copiague is 40.681N. The longitude is -73.4W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 21,922.


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Median household income
Local
$58,906
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Copiague demographic reports
Copiague is on Great South Bay.
Well-known residents have included:
· Zebulon Ketcham, Revolutionary patriot
· Guglielmo Marconi, inventor (summer resident)
Local festivals include:
  • Paumanauke Pow-Wow - Aug. 11-12, 2007
  • Long Island Bluegrass Festival - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Copiague web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Tanner Park
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 128

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Copiague 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 11726 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Copiague residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Copiague ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Copiague was $22,557, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Copiague residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Copiague, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $872.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,594.


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Libraries in Copiague include Copiague Memorial Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Copiague workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Copiague between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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