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Lake Grove is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for the trees growing near Lake Ronkonkoma
The latitude of Lake Grove is 40.852N. The longitude is -73.115W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 118 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,602.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Grove 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 11720 ZIP code.
15% of Lake Grove residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Grove was $26,321, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Lake Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $886. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,640.
Newspapers in Lake Grove include Times of Middle Country
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Grove political report.
The average commute time for Lake Grove workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lake Grove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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