Stony Brook, NY (Town Center)




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About Stony Brook, NY (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Stony Brook is $605,074, which is more expensive than 75.0% of the neighborhoods in New York and 91.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Stony Brook Town Center is currently $2,490, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.9% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Stony Brook Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Stony Brook, New York. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the Town Center of Stony Brook, NY is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Stony Brook Town Center are 6.7%, which is lower than one will find in 65.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Stony Brook Town Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Stony Brook Town Center is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Stony Brook Town Center is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 41.8% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 21.8% have Italian ancestry.

Stony Brook Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.4% of the Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Stony Brook are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood, 63.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 20.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.9%), and 7.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Stony Brook, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.6%), and residents who report German roots (17.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.5%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Stony Brook Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Stony Brook 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Stony Brook 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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THREE VILLAGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Paul J Gelinas Junior High School
25 Mud Rd
Setauket, NY, 11733
07-09
Arrowhead Elementary School
62 Arrowhead Ln
East Setauket, NY, 11733
KG-06
Minnesauke Elementary School
21 Highgate Dr
East Setauket, NY, 11733
KG-06
Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School
351 Oxhead Rd
Stony Brook, NY, 11790
07-09
Setauket Elementary School
134 Main St
Setauket, NY, 11733
KG-06
Ward Melville Senior High School
380 Old Town Rd
East Setauket, NY, 11733
09-12
William Sidney Mount School
50 Dean Ln
Stony Brook, NY, 11790
KG-06
Nassakeag Elementary School
490 Pond Path
East Setauket, NY, 11733
KG-06

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