Ronkonkoma is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 19,152 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Ronkonkoma is the 91st largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Ronkonkoma 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.
Unlike some towns, Ronkonkoma isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ronkonkoma are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ronkonkoma is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ronkonkoma who work in office and administrative support (17.30%), sales jobs (12.82%), and management occupations (9.04%).
Also of interest is that Ronkonkoma has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Despite being a small town, Ronkonkoma 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, Ronkonkoma is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.38% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ronkonkoma in 2010 was $34,192, 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 $136,768 for a family of four. However, Ronkonkoma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ronkonkoma is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ronkonkoma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ronkonkoma residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ronkonkoma include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Ronkonkoma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.