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Islip Terrace is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,409 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Islip Terrace is the 303rd largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Islip Terrace are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Islip Terrace is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Islip Terrace is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Islip Terrace who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), sales jobs (13.84%) and teaching (6.94%).
Also of interest is that Islip Terrace has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Islip Terrace is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Islip Terrace is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Islip Terrace a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Islip Terrace has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Islip Terrace’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Islip Terrace is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Islip Terrace, the average commute to work is 30.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Islip Terrace has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Islip Terrace is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.04% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Islip Terrace in 2010 was $35,565, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,260 for a family of four.
The people who call Islip Terrace home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Islip Terrace residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Islip Terrace also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.33% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Islip Terrace include Italian, Irish, German, English, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Islip Terrace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
|ISLIP TERRACE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,679|
|ISLIP TERRACE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||88.43%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||11.57%|
|TYPE OF ISLIP TERRACE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||90.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.08%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.27%|
|SIZE OF ISLIP TERRACE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.03%|
|AGE OF ISLIP TERRACE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.09%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||14.60%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||58.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||21.46%|
|ISLIP TERRACE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$380,421|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,980|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||5.93%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||1.95%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||17.98%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||53.74%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||16.84%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||3.03%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||0.54%|
|PEOPLE OF ISLIP TERRACE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.12%|
|5 TO 17||17.58%|
|18 TO 24||8.98%|
|25 TO 34||11.42%|
|35 TO 54||32.46%|
|55 TO 64||11.61%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.82%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.21%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$101,361|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,565|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.92%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (15.05%)
Public Service (6.33%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.38%)
Information Technology (2.74%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.89%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.31%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.76%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.47%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.33%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (41.15%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.75%)
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