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Centerport is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
So named because it is midway between the town boundaries of Huntington.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Centerport. For links to other places called Centerport, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Centerport is 40.885N. The longitude is -73.376W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,446.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Centerport 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 11721 ZIP code.
17% of Centerport residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Centerport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Centerport was $42,763, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Centerport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Centerport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,057. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,192.
Newspapers in Centerport include Times of Northport
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Centerport political report.
The average commute time for Centerport workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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