Northport, New York

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Northport is a village located in Suffolk County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 7,606.

Northport sits along New York State Highway 25A; known for its bucolic main street which still bears trolley rails from a long discontinued streetcar, Northport Village sits on Long Island's picturesque North Shore. Main Street has a number of fine restaurants and ice cream parlors, as well as an old-style barbershop, Oscar's, and a GAP clothing store. The Long Island Rail Road stop is actually in East Northport.

Geography

Northport is located at 40°54'10" North, 73°20'39" West (40.902803, -73.344069)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.6 km² (2.5 mi²). 6.0 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.02% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 7,606 people, 2,952 households, and 2,069 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,271.3/km² (3,287.0/mi²). There are 3,052 housing units at an average density of 510.1/km² (1,319.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.04% White, 0.59% African American, 0.05% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 2.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,952 households out of which 32.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% are married couples living together, 8.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% are non-families. 23.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the village the population is spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $86,456, and the median income for a family is $104,488. Males have a median income of $78,715 versus $50,119 for females. The per capita income for the village is $43,694. 2.8% of the population and 1.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.7% of those under the age of 18 and 2.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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