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Islip is a town in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Islip, Oxfordshire, England.
The latitude of Islip is 40.729N. The longitude is -73.21W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 325,442.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Islip 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 11796 ZIP code.
13% of Islip residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Islip ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Islip was $23,699, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Islip residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Islip, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $884. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,654.
Libraries in Islip include Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library, Central Islip Public Library, Islip Public Library, Sachem Public Library, Sayville Library, West Islip Public Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Islip political report.
Islip restaurants taking online reservations include Bridge Restaurant, Tellers An American Chophouse, Trio - Long Island ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Islip workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 77 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Islip between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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