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Flanders is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after region of the Netherlands
The latitude of Flanders is 40.903N. The longitude is -72.618W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,646.
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15% of Flanders residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Flanders ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Flanders was $19,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Flanders residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Flanders, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $785. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,104.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Flanders political report.
The average commute time for Flanders workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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