Sag Harbor is an incorporated village in Suffolk County, New York, United States, in the towns of East Hampton and Southampton on eastern Long Island. The village developed as a working port on Gardiner’s Bay. The population was 2,169 at the 2010 census.
Sag Harbor is located at 40°59′48″N 72°17′32″W / 40.99667°N 72.29222°W / 40.99667; -72.29222 (40.996603, -72.292190).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km), of which 1.8 square miles (4.7 km) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km), or 22.44%, is water.
In the village of Sag Harbor, fresh drinking water was obtained from digging wells to support the town’s population. “The original source of water supply was secured from four dug wells in the southern part of the village of Sag Harbor”. As Sag Harbor’s population has increased, the village has had to start bringing in fresh water from pipe lines.
As in many areas, the village practice of running sewage and storm water into the bays of Sag Harbor had to change. Sewage from the village of Sag Harbor is processed by the Department of Public Works, Wastewater Treatment Plant. It uses “chlorine to kill bacteria” before [sewage] enters the bay. By 2014, the village was using an ultra-violet system to kill the bacteria.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,313 people, 1,120 households, and 583 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,345.1 people per square mile (519.2/km²). There were 1,942 housing units at an average density of 1,129.4 per square mile (435.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 85.78% White, 7.44% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 2.72% from other races, and 2.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.31% of the population. As of the most recent Census in 2010, there are now 2,169 village residents.
There were 1,120 households, of which 18.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.9% were non-families. 40.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.81.
In the village, the population was spread out with 16.5% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 24.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.
The village’s median household income was $52,275 and the median family income was $70,536. Males had a median income of $41,181 versus $34,750 for females. The village’s per capita income was $40,566. About 1.8% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2015, the village’s median household income was $100,900, and the median per capita income was $63,995. The value of owner-occupied housing was $918,500 with a margin of error of +/- $53,587. Three of the special tax districts in Sag Harbor were ranked among the 20 Lowest Property Tax Districts on Long Island and those same three districts were ranked among the 30 lowest special tax districts in all of New York State.
Sag Harbor New York neighborhoods include: Brick Kiln, Fresh Pond/Ferry Road, Long Pond Greenbelt, North Haven, Noyack, Sag Harbor, Wainscott