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People

Total Population 3,102
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,687
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 57.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $150,750
% Above Poverty Level 98.3%
% Below Poverty Level 1.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 7.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 11.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,265
Median House Value $498,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0.2%
English 8%
Irish 33.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brightwaters Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles S of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11718
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.72
Longitude -73.267

Brightwaters Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance 10.4 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
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 13.1 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
Station NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Babylon 214,132 $92,242
Bay Shore 29,670 $79,489

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brightwaters Public Libraries

Library
Bay Shore-brightwaters Public Library
ONE SOUTH COUNTRY ROAD
Brightwaters, New York
(631) 665-4350

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