Poquott, Long Island
Poquott is an incorporated village located in Suffolk County, on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Brookhaven. The neighborhood has a total area of 0.6 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it is water.
As of the 2010 census, there were 953 people (down from 975 in 2000), 344 households, and 257 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $99,309, and the median income for a family was $116,379. Males had a median income of $81,665 and only $50,208 for females. Poquott ZIP Code is 11733. Area Code is 631. The latitude of Poquott is 40.950N. The longitude is -73.084W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.
The neighborhood derives its name from Indian term for “cleared land”. Unfortunately, most residents in Poquott are financially stable. The village is middle class and does not have a large underclass. Compared to the rest of the country, Poquott's cost of living is 69.66% slightly higher than the United States average.
Public school spending totals $11,462 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in Poquott. The residents tend to be educated, and many are college graduates. More people than usual in Poquott are able to work from their homes. Housing units in Poquott are mostly occupied by their owners, not by renters. It's not unusual for visitors to rent vacation houses in Poquott. According to researchers in New York, the village is a safe place to live were no registered sex offenders living in this village in early 2007.
The racial-makeup of Poquott comprises of 92.41% White, 2.46% African American, 4.10% Asian, 0.10% from other places, and 0.92% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Italian, Irish, German, English, Polish, Russian, Norwegian, French, and Chinese. The village has a large average household size. About 64% of adults in Poquott are married already. The village is home to mostly married people.
Poquott has several shopping malls and attractions to visit here. The Cathedral County Pines Park is a 320 acre site situated along the headwaters of the Carmans River. Adjacent of it is the Prosser Pines Nature Preserve, which features a majestic stand of white pines planted in 1812.
Prosser Pines is a popular site for hikers and photographers. Aside from the attractions here, Poquott has also many famous restaurants, great hotels, inns and bed & breakfasts which includes Danfords, Z Pita, Sarku Japan, Gyro Palace Cafe, Mama's Italian Restaurant, Tommy's and Good Steer.
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