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East Hampton is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the county in England.
[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 40.963N. The longitude is -72.185W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,354.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$56,607
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Hampton demographic reports
East Hampton is on the south shore.
Settled in 1648, when the Dutch and English battled for control of the island. Evolved from agricultural community to wealthy enclave and artists colony in the 1800s.

According to one local jingle, Southampton was for the sporting rich, Bridgehampton for the nearly rich and East Hampton for the really rich.

Artist Jackson Pollock died in a car accident here in 1956.

Filming location for:
· 2007 movie, "The Nanny Diaries"
Well-known residents have included:
· Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, first lady
· Jerry Seinfeld, comedian
· Steven Spielberg, film director
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Hampton Coffee Company, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Museums at East Hampton, Old Hook Windmill, Guild Hall Museum, Home Sweet Home Museum
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.)
Quotes:
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
-- "Home Sweet Home"
John Howard Payne, East Hampton native

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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, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11975 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of East Hampton residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $51,316, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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46% of East Hampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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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, North Main Street Historic District (East Hampton), Pantigo Road Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in East Hampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $975.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,071.


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Libraries in East Hampton include East Hampton Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in East Hampton include East Hampton Star, Southampton Press

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

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The average commute time for East Hampton workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in East Hampton include East Hampton Point Inn.

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“ Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home. ”
~ "Home Sweet Home"
John Howard Payne, East Hampton native

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