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Demographics

People

Total Population1,474
Male Share of the Population55.5%
Female Share of the Population44.5%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+668
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married64.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.5%
Median Earnings25+$68,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$148,000
% Above Poverty Level96.9%
% Below Poverty Level3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation7.5%

Housing

People Living Alone11.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,814
Median House Value$647,300

Ancestry

Italian34.8%
Irish34.5%
German28.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
English9.1%
Polish7.3%
French Except Basque5%
Austrian2%
Welsh1.8%
Russian1.5%
Hungarian0.9%
Scottish0.7%
Romanian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Czech0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
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Great River Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
P.O. Box Zip Codes11739
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.73
Approximate Longitude-73.16

Great River 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
Distance6.2 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
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance9.9 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
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance18.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bohemia9,372$103,017
East Islip13,853$129,530
Islip335,710$97,091
Islip Terrace5,302$113,250
Oakdale7,405$120,917
West Sayville4,875$116,905
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