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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population40,899
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+20,537
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.9%
Median Earnings25+$49,123
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,127
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,218

Wealth

Median Family Income$97,200
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation4.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,749
Median House Value$307,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.2%
Italian25.1%
Irish16.4%
German14.2%
English4.4%
Polish3.9%
West Indian2.6%
Russian1.8%
French Except Basque1.6%
Scottish1.2%
Haitian1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Greek1.1%
Jamaican1.1%
African1%
Portuguese0.7%
Nigerian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Guyanese0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Coram Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11727
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.87
Approximate Longitude-73

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)

StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationRIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp47 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationBRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 57 F
Jul Temp66 to 82 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Farmingville15,363$105,165
Gordon Heights3,568$62,000
Medford23,829$102,431
Middle Island10,441$85,697
Selden20,226$91,822
Terryville12,588$112,813

Coram Public Schools

Coram Elementary School
61 Coram-mt Sinai Rd
ZIP: 11727
(631) 698-0077
Primary
Total Enrollment 1105
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