Demographics

People

Total Population3,069
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+1,546
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married59.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher62.8%
Median Earnings25+$62,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$138,250
% Above Poverty Level99.3%
% Below Poverty Level0.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation9.8%

Housing

People Living Alone17.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,244
Median House Value$498,800

Ancestry

Irish32.8%
Italian29.9%
German22.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.5%
English6.5%
Polish5.6%
French Except Basque3.4%
Russian2.1%
Scottish1.7%
Lithuanian1.2%
West Indian1.2%
Welsh1%
Austrian0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Slovene0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
Greek0.6%
Guyanese0.5%
African0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Czech0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Arab0.4%
Haitian0.3%
Ghanaian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
US/American0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Belgian0.1%
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Brightwaters Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySuffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11718
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.71
Approximate Longitude-73.26

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)

StationISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp67 to 81 F
Oct Temp47 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp67 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bay Shore30,685$84,616
North Babylon16,739$110,510
North Bay Shore21,045$84,800
West Bay Shore4,853$151,364
West Islip27,149$128,554

Brightwaters Public Libraries

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Brightwaters, New York
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