Asharoken, New York

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Asharoken, New York

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High Points

Asharoken strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Asharoken Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Asharoken Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Asharoken Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Asharoken Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 1% trophy Asharoken People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Asharoken Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Asharoken College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Asharoken Low Rate of Poverty
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Asharoken Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Asharoken, New York

Comparing Asharoken to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 9

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Asharoken Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11768
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.927
Longitude -73.36

Asharoken Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
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Asharoken Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 625 100%
Male 325 52%
Female 300 48%
Under 18 113 18.1%
18+ 512 81.9%
65+ 113 18.1%
Median Age 48.5
Average Family Size 2.87
White 604 96.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 17 2.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.9%

Estimated Asharoken Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 650
Growth 25
Growth % 4%

Asharoken Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 23.1%
Irish 23%
German 14.7%
English 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Russian 3.8%
Polish 3.3%
US/American 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Iranian 1.6%
Finnish 1.4%
Hungarian 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Danish 1.2%
Czechoslovakian 1%
Scottish 1%
British 1%
Norwegian 1%
Belgian 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Austrian 0.5%
Latvian 0.5%
Serbian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Egyptian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Asharoken, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crab Meadow (11768)
Sunken Meadow (11768)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Asharoken 625 $118,128
Centerport 5,446 $101,908
Eatons Neck 1,388 $104,111
Fort Salonga 9,634 $106,253
Halesite 2,582 $122,842
Huntington Bay 1,496 $163,820
Northport 7,606 $104,488
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