Blue Point, New York

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Blue Point, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Blue Point Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Blue Point Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Blue Point Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Blue Point Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Blue Point People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Blue Point College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Blue Point Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Blue Point, New York

Comparing Blue Point 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 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 5
Age of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 8
People Above Poverty 10 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 6
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Blue Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11715
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.743
Longitude -73.035

Blue Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Blue Point Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,407 100%
Male 2,171 49.3%
Female 2,236 50.7%
Under 18 1,179 26.8%
18+ 3,228 73.2%
65+ 522 11.8%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.24
White 4,249 96.4%
African-American 30 0.7%
Asian 47 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 37 0.8%
Mixed Race 38 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 192 4.4%

Blue Point 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 23.7%
German 21.3%
Irish 20.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
English 6.5%
Polish 2.9%
Scottish 2%
US/American 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Swedish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
French Canadian 1.2%
Czech 1.1%
Ukrainian 1%
Russian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.8%
European 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Maltese 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blue Point 4,407 $76,004
Bayport 8,662 $88,701
East Patchogue 20,824 $64,323
North Patchogue 7,825 $65,117
Patchogue 11,919 $60,126
Sayville 16,735 $85,229
West Sayville 5,003 $75,135

Blue Point Public Libraries

Bayport-blue Point Public Library
Blue Point, New York
(631) 363-6133

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