Most Expensive Stony Brook Neighborhoods
Stony Brook is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 13,827 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Stony Brook is the 140th largest community in New York.
Stony Brook home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Stony Brook real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Stony Brook is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stony Brook is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stony Brook who work in healthcare (13.30%), teaching (12.14%) and management occupations (11.58%).
Also of interest is that Stony Brook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Stony Brook is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Stony Brook’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Stony Brook is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Even though Stony Brook is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Stony Brook. 64.78% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Stony Brook in 2010 was $56,013, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,052 for a family of four.
The people who call Stony Brook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stony Brook residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Stony Brook include Italian, Irish, German, English, Russian and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Stony Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|STONY BROOK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,846|
|STONY BROOK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||90.06%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||9.94%|
|TYPE OF STONY BROOK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.83%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.28%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.28%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.62%|
|SIZE OF STONY BROOK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.21%|
|AGE OF STONY BROOK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.54%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.91%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||65.35%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.20%|
|STONY BROOK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$502,091|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,156|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.91%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.64%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||6.34%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||19.96%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||35.01%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||28.12%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||5.82%|
|PEOPLE OF STONY BROOK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.84%|
|5 TO 17||18.88%|
|18 TO 24||8.03%|
|25 TO 34||7.65%|
|35 TO 54||29.59%|
|55 TO 64||13.32%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.70%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.23%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$139,674|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$56,013|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.87%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (19.71%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.62%)
Public Service (6.89%)
Information Technology (2.88%)
Real estate (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.43%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.24%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.63%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.81%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (27.56%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.19%)
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