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Overview

Introduction to Coram, New York

Coram, New York is 14 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 52 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Suffolk county. The town is part of the Nassau - Suffolk metro area. The population of Coram is 34,923.

Coram History

Coram was once known as Wincoram and was inhabited by Native American tribes. The present name of the community was derived from an Indian term meaning "a passage between hills." The settlement began to grow between 1728 and 1739 and was designated as a village of the Town of Brookhaven in December of 1749. The Town of Brookhaven was incorporated in 1686.

Coram and nearby Attractions

  • BNL Science Museum
  • Smith Point Park Beach
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Robert Moses State Park
  • Pardee Rose Garden

Things To Do In Coram

While staying in Coram, you can visit the Smith Point Park Beach, Fire Island National Seashore, Robert Moses State Park, Wildwood State Park, Country Fair Entertainment Park and the Belmont Lake State Park. You can also visit the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, the Animal Farm Petting Zoo at Manorville and the Wildlife and Ecology Center at Holtsville.

Coram Transportation

Air transportation is available from Long Island Mac Arthur Airport.

Coram Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are the nearby institutes of higher learning.

People

Total Population 40,637
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 20,792
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34%
Median Earnings25+ $48,836
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,882
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,516

Wealth

Median Family Income $91,317
% Above Poverty Level 92.9%
% Below Poverty Level 7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 5.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,683
Median House Value $306,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.6%
Irish 17.8%

Coram Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NE of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11727
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.868
Longitude -73.001

Coram 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 PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 4.7 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
Station RIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance 16.4 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
Station BRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance 21.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Farmingville 16,097 $98,258
Gordon Heights 3,918 $65,833
Medford 24,535 $101,187
Middle Island 10,030 $83,547
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