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People

Total Population 1,561
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 697
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 63.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $132,407
% Above Poverty Level 96.9%
% Below Poverty Level 3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 6.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,782
Median House Value $663,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 33.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Great River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
P.O. Box Zip Codes 11739
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.721
Longitude -73.158

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)

Station ISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance 6.2 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
Station PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 9.9 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
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bohemia 9,977 $96,528
East Islip 13,802 $126,229
Islip 336,747 $97,009
Islip Terrace 5,327 $111,131

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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