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Coram is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "a passage between hills" or "valley."
The latitude of Coram is 40.868N. The longitude is -73.001W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 34,923.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Coram 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 11727 ZIP code.
12% of Coram residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coram ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coram was $24,597, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Coram residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Coram, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $875. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,600.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coram political report.
The average commute time for Coram workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coram between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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