Sagaponack, Long Island
Sagaponack is an incorporated village located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Southampton. The county seat is Riverhead. The neighborhood has a total area of 8.0 square miles, of which, 6.2 square miles of it is land and 1.8 square miles of it is water. As of the 2000 census, there were 582 people, 249 households, and 162 families residing in the CDP. It had a population density of 93.58 people per sq. mile. The median income for a household in the CDP was $54,048, and the median income for a family was $78,707. Males had a median income of $43,750 and only $27,321 for females. Sagaponack ZIP Code is 11962. Area Code is 631. The latitude of Sagaponack is 40.925N. The longitude is -72.278W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
In 1902, a radio pioneer named Guglielmo Marconi established a transmitting station here. In recent time, there are about 58% of adults in Sagaponack are already married. The village is known for having more men than similar towns. Compared to the rest of the country, Sagaponack's cost of living is 124.85% higher than the United States average. Sagaponack finds a smaller share of its people living in poverty than most places in New York. Fortunately, a large population of well-paid single people can be found in Sagaponack. To its credit, most residents in the town value education and a large proportion are college graduates. There public schools spend at least $11,847 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in the area. According to the famous researchers in the state, Sagaponack is one of the safest neighborhoods in New York for having no registered sex offenders living in this place in early 2007.
Notable people living in Sagaponack include Truman Capote (writer). The racial-makeup of the village comprises of 92.78% White, 2.58% African American, 2.58% Asian, 1.55% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were English, Irish, German, Russian, Italian, Polish, Scottish, Dutch, and Romanian. Sagaponack is served by the Sagaponack School District that encloses the public Sagaponack School with grade levels from first grade through fourth grade. It is a local school district component of a supervisory union sharing a superintendent and administrative services with other local school districts. The Wölffer Estate is an American Winery in the Classic European Tradition in Sagaponack. The winery is known for their classical style of winemaking, with a rich concentration of fruit and lively acidity born of the unique terroir of these Sagaponack vineyards, also similar in some respects to those in Bordeaux, although it’s unique on their own right.