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Overview

Introduction to Miller Place, New York

Miller Place, New York, in Suffolk county, is 18 miles SE of Bridgeport, Connecticut and 53 miles E of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,580 people in Miller Place.

Miller Place History

Miller Place has been inhabited for over five hundred years. Though there are no historical records about the original settlers in the area, it is said that the Miller Family purchased land in this area during late 1670s and was influential in its development. Through most of its history, Miller Place was an agricultural society, but it has evolved into a densely populated suburban area in recent decades.

Miller Place and nearby Attractions

  • BNL Science Museum
  • Mt. Sinai Harbor
  • Port Jefferson
  • Harbor Hills
  • Rocky Point
  • Pine Ridge Golf Club

Things To Do In Miller Place

The main business district of Miller Place has a variety of retail outlets, including a Starbucks Café, Ruby Tuesday, Applebees, Subway, Gamestop and Stop and Shop, among others. A beach is nearby and provides wonderful recreational opportunities.

Miller Place Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Miller Place Higher Education

Facilities for higher education can be found at Suffolk County Community College, Saint Joseph's College and Dowling College.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,985
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+5,774
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married57.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.6%
Median Earnings25+$63,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,337
Median Earnings With High School Degree$50,316

Wealth

Median Family Income$123,237
% Above Poverty Level94.8%
% Below Poverty Level5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone15.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,386
Median House Value$427,300

Ancestry

Italian33.9%
Irish24.5%
German17.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.8%
Polish3.6%
English3.5%
Greek3.1%
Russian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Turkish1.4%
French Except Basque1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Swiss0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
West Indian0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Czech0.6%
Haitian0.5%
Maltese0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Israeli0.4%
Arab0.4%
US/American0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Miller Place Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11764
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.93
Approximate Longitude-72.98

Miller Place Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSETAUKET STRONG
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance11 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
Distance14.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belle Terre725$222,143
Mount Sinai12,362$129,341
Port Jefferson7,795$132,344
Port Jefferson Station8,279$97,222
Rocky Point13,597$106,630
Sound Beach8,001$92,652

Miller Place Public Schools

Andrew Muller Primary School
65 Lower Rocky Pt Rd
ZIP: 11764
(631) 474-2715
Primary
Total Enrollment 531
Miller Place High School
15 Memorial Dr
ZIP: 11764
(631) 474-2723
High
Total Enrollment 932
North Country Road School
191 N Country Rd
ZIP: 11764
(631) 474-2710
Middle
Total Enrollment 667
Sound Beach School
197 N Country Rd
ZIP: 11764
(631) 474-2719
Primary
Total Enrollment 667

Miller Place Private Schools

Step By Step Early Learning Center
138 Radio Ave
ZIP: 11764
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
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