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Port Jefferson, New York
Port Jefferson is located at 40°56'46" North, 73°3'44" West (40.946103, -73.062224).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 7,837 people, 2,985 households, and 1,982 families residing in the village. The population density is 998.6/km² (2,587.2/mi²). There are 3,074 housing units at an average density of 391.7/km² (1,014.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 91.97% White, 1.67% African American, 0.04% Native American, 3.33% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.70% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. 5.21% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,985 households out of which 26.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% are married couples living together, 8.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% are non-families. 26.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.96.
In the village the population is spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $65,119, and the median income for a family is $83,981. Males have a median income of $57,125 versus $41,936 for females. The per capita income for the village is $33,852. 7.2% of the population and 3.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.3% of those under the age of 18 and 5.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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