Gordon Heights, New York

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Gordon Heights, New York

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 1% trophy Gordon Heights Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
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Top 1% trophy Gordon Heights Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Gordon Heights Median Family Income
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 17% Gordon Heights Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Gordon Heights, New York

Comparing Gordon Heights 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 5
College Educated Adults 8 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Gordon Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11763
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.858
Longitude -72.971

Gordon Heights 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 15.3 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 22.9 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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Gordon Heights Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,094 100%
Male 1,508 48.7%
Female 1,586 51.3%
Under 18 1,090 35.2%
18+ 2,004 64.8%
65+ 270 8.7%
Median Age 30.9
Average Family Size 3.83
White 751 24.3%
African-American 1,922 62.1%
Asian 59 1.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 42 1.4%
Other 159 5.1%
Mixed Race 160 5.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 449 14.5%

Gordon Heights 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.4%
Italian 5.3%
Jamaican 5.1%
US/American 4.3%
Irish 3.4%
Haitian 3%
German 2.5%
Guyanese 2.4%
Polish 1.7%
English 1.5%
British West Indian 1.3%
Nigerian 0.9%
Barbadian 0.9%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.9%
African 0.7%
West Indian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gordon Heights 3,094 $54,450
Coram 34,923 $70,769
Farmingville 16,458 $72,750
Medford 21,985 $70,493
Middle Island 9,702 $58,171
Selden 21,861 $62,708
Yaphank 5,025 $72,348
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