Sag Harbor

41°0′N 72°18′W

Welcome to Sag Harbor

The quintessential whaling village lifestyle
Sag Harbor, often described as an authentic whaling village, is a captivating treasure on the eastern end of Long Island. Its roots in maritime history remain evident through its preserved 18th-century architecture and enchanting harbor. This village is a beacon of historic charm, with cobblestone streets, a bustling Main Street, and a vibrant arts scene. As you step into Sag Harbor, you're welcomed by a community that thrives on tradition yet embraces modern luxury with open arms.

What to Love

  • Its incredibly welcoming atmosphere makes it a beloved destination for families.
  • From historic captain's homes to contemporary beachfront estates, Sag Harbor offers a wide range of housing options to cater to various lifestyles and budgets.
  • Located at the heart of the Hamptons, Sag Harbor provides easy access to the finest shopping, dining, and entertainment the region has to offer.
  • A thriving real estate market comprised of high home appreciation rates and demand

Local Lifestyle

Sag Harbor's local lifestyle celebrates its rich maritime history, charming architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. Residents cherish their community and enjoy a slower pace of life that encourages meaningful connections. This lifestyle combines the timeless traditions of a whaling village with the modern comforts of a luxury resort.
Art and creativity are also deeply ingrained in the Sag Harbor way of life. A stroll through its streets reveals charming art galleries, each showcasing the visions of local and international artists. The village's renowned Bay Street Theater often buzzes with excitement as it hosts captivating performances and thought-provoking plays that draw enthusiasts from near and far.

Dining and Entertainment

Sag Harbor is renowned for its dining and entertainment. Whether you're seeking fresh seafood, local fare, or international cuisine, the village has it all. Enjoy waterfront dining at Le Bilboquet, a village favorite. For a taste of classic American dishes, visit eLTacobar, known for its gourmet burgers. The American Hotel offers an elegant dining experience, while Page at 63 Main serves farm-to-table delights. In the evening, head to Sag Harbor Cinema for a movie.

Things to Do

Sag Harbor offers a wealth of activities. Begin your day in Sag Harbor with a serene walk along its historic Long Wharf, where the spirit of the sea whispers tales of old. The gentle masts of yachts and sailboats sway to a morning rhythm, painting a picturesque maritime scene. A stone’s throw away, cozy bakeries beckon with the aroma of fresh croissants and artisanal coffee, setting the tone for a day filled with simple luxuries.
Explore the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum to learn about the village's seafaring history. Afterward, take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque waterfront or visit the Sag Harbor Village Marina, a serene spot for relaxation. For a day at the beach, venture to Foster Memorial Beach. Discover exquisite arts and crafts at the Sag Harbor Arts & Crafts Show.


Sag Harbor is home to the Sag Harbor Union Free School District, which is committed to providing quality education to students. The neighborhood's dedication to academic excellence ensures a robust educational foundation for children.

Overview for Sag Harbor, NY

1,959 people live in Sag Harbor, where the median age is 59.1 and the average individual income is $71,737.9. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

59.1 years

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Around Sag Harbor, NY

There's plenty to do around Sag Harbor, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Gourmet Sorbet, Kidd Squid Brewing, and Ava’s & Around Again.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 4.08 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.55 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.46 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.41 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sag Harbor, NY

Sag Harbor has 926 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sag Harbor do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,959 people call Sag Harbor home. The population density is 1,076.79 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.23 / 49.77%

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Schools in Sag Harbor, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Sag Harbor. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Pierson Middle/High School
6th - 12th
Sag Harbor Elementary School
PreK - 6th

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