Patchogue, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 11,919. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,901 (-0.2% change)
Males: 5,972 (50.1%), Females: 5,947 (49.9%)

Suffolk County

Zip code: 11772

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $47,027 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,100 (year 2000)

Races in Patchogue:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.1%)
  • Hispanic (23.8%)
  • Other race (9.2%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (22.6%), Irish (20.9%), German (14.9%), English (7.4%), Polish (4.7%), United States (2.8%).

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Patchogue

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Patchogue village

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

17.9% Foreign born (13.6% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +601 (+5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Patchogue:

  • BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (101 HOSPITAL ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Patchogue:

  • JOHN T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; PORT JEFFERSON, NY)
  • ST CHARLES HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; PORT JEFFERSON, NY)
  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; SMITHTOWN, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Patchogue:

  • LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR (about 6 miles; ISLIP, NY; ID: ISP)
  • REPUBLIC (about 27 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 28 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Patchogue:

  • BAYPORT AERODROME (about 3 miles; BAYPORT, NY; ID: 23N)
  • BROOKHAVEN (about 13 miles; SHIRLEY, NY; ID: HWV)
  • LUFKER (about 19 miles; EAST MORICHES, NY; ID: O00)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Patchogue:

  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE-SUFFOLK CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 2,617; Location: 155 W ROE BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjcny.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • EASTERN-SUFFOLK SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING BOCES (FT enrollment: 79; Location: 201 SUNRISE HWY; Public)
  • JON LOUIS SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Location: 21 N OCEAN AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Patchogue:

  • SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-AMMERMAN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; SELDEN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • DOWLING COLLEGE (about 8 miles; OAKDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-WESTERN CAMPUS (about 16 miles; BRENTWOOD, NY; FT enrollment: 3,485)
  • SUNY AT STONY BROOK (about 29 miles; STONY BROOK, NY; FT enrollment: 16,829)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 30 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,831)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,120)
Public primary/middle schools in Patchogue:

  • BOCES EASTERN SUFFOLK (SUFFOLK I) (Students: 1,908; Location: 201 SUNRISE HWY; Grades: UG – UG)
  • SAXTON MS (Students: 1,147; Location: 121-123 SAXTON ST; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • SOUTH OCEAN MS (Students: 840; Location: 225 S OCEAN AVE; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • CANAAN ES (Students: 663; Location: TRACTION BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BARTON ES (Students: 656; Location: 185 BARTON AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MEDFORD ES (Students: 573; Location: 281 MEDFORD AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BAY ES (Students: 466; Location: 114 BAY AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RIVER ES (Students: 368; Location: 46 RIVER AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Patchogue:

  • HOLY ANGELS REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: DIVISION STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 179 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SUGAR & SPICE ACADEMY INC (Students: 39; Location: 95 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 1)
  • PATCHOGUE CHRISTIAN SCH OF S D (Students: 27; Location: 184 NORTH OCEAN AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Patchogue:

  • PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,500,149; Location: 54-60 EAST MAIN STREET; 415,753 books; 44,457 audio materials; 10,260 video materials; 3,073 serial subscriptions)