Peconic, New York

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Peconic, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Peconic People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Peconic Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Peconic Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Peconic Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Peconic Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Peconic Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Peconic College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Peconic, New York

Comparing Peconic 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 Women 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 10 6
College Educated Adults 9 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 9
People Living Alone 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Peconic Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SE of West Haven, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11958
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.047
Longitude -72.463

Peconic Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 66 to 80 F
Oct Temp 48 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 14.4 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
Distance 32.9 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
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Peconic Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,081 100%
Male 521 48.2%
Female 560 51.8%
Under 18 248 22.9%
18+ 833 77.1%
65+ 188 17.4%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,021 94.4%
African-American 10 0.9%
Asian 12 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 26 2.4%
Mixed Race 12 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 3.6%

Peconic 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
German 18.9%
Italian 15.8%
Polish 11.4%
Irish 10.6%
English 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
French (except Basque) 6.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 2.7%
Swedish 2.4%
Russian 1.9%
Czech 1.3%
Turkish 1.3%
US/American 1.2%
Dutch 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Finnish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Peconic 1,081 $60,956
Cutchogue 2,849 $71,611
Mattituck 4,198 $63,370
New Suffolk 337 $74,688
Shelter Island 1,234 $55,764
Shelter Island Heights 981 $76,162
Southold 5,465 $63,032
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