Terryville, New York

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Terryville, New York

Introduction to Terryville, New York

Terryville, New York is 13 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 49 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 Terryville is 10,589.

Terryville History

Terryville, which is a part of the Town of Brookhaven, is a census-designated hamlet. The earliest known inhabitants of this region were Algonquian-speaking Native Americans who belonged to the tribes of Unkechaug and Setauket. The first European settlers came in 1655, when they purchased land from the local inhabitants and settled in the area. The primary occupations of these early English settlers were farming, fishing, and whale hunting.

Terryville and nearby Attractions

  • Long Island Museum
  • Heatherwood Golf Club
  • Percy B. Raynor Memorial Park
  • St. George Golf and Country Club
  • BNL Science Museum
  • Northport Historical Museum

Things To Do In Terryville

The Long Island Museum is spread over nine acres of land and includes displays related to art and local history. The Wildwood State Park features an undeveloped forest spread over an area of 600 acres. It offers facilities for picnicking, camping, swimming and fishing, and also has a beach, a playground and trails.

Terryville Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Terryville Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College, Saint Joseph's College and Dowling College are in the neighborhood.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Terryville Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Terryville Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Terryville Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Terryville, New York

Comparing Terryville 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Age of the Population 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 10 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 6
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4
People Living Alone 1 2

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Terryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11776
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.908
Longitude -73.065

Terryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 7.7 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
Distance 8.3 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
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Terryville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 10,589 100%
Male 5,233 49.4%
Female 5,356 50.6%
Under 18 2,905 27.4%
18+ 7,684 72.6%
65+ 892 8.4%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.49
White 9,722 91.8%
African-American 172 1.6%
Asian 242 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.1%
Other 283 2.7%
Mixed Race 158 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,007 9.5%

Terryville 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 35.3%
Irish 13.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
German 11.3%
Greek 3.9%
US/American 3.9%
Polish 3.8%
English 2.1%
Russian 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Lebanese 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Portuguese 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
British West Indian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
West Indian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
British 0.4%
African 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Haitian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Terryville 10,589 $71,160
Centereach 27,285 $71,336
Mount Sinai 8,734 $89,636
Poquott 975 $116,379
Port Jefferson 7,837 $83,981
Port Jefferson Station 7,527 $63,185
Selden 21,861 $62,708

Terryville Public Libraries

Comsewogue Public Library
Terryville, New York
(631) 928-1212

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