Overview

Introduction to Terryville, New York

Terryville, New York is 13 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 49 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Suffolk county. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metro area.

Terryville History

Terryville, which is a part of the Town of Brookhaven, is a census-designated hamlet. The earliest known inhabitants of this region were Algonquian-speaking Native Americans who belonged to the tribes of Unkechaug and Setauket. The first European settlers came in 1655, when they purchased land from the local inhabitants and settled in the area. The primary occupations of these early English settlers were farming, fishing, and whale hunting.

Terryville and nearby Attractions

  • Long Island Museum
  • Heatherwood Golf Club
  • Percy B. Raynor Memorial Park
  • St. George Golf and Country Club
  • BNL Science Museum
  • Northport Historical Museum

Things To Do In Terryville

The Long Island Museum is spread over nine acres of land and includes displays related to art and local history. The Wildwood State Park features an undeveloped forest spread over an area of 600 acres. It offers facilities for picnicking, camping, swimming and fishing, and also has a beach, a playground and trails.

Terryville Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Terryville Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College, Saint Joseph's College and Dowling College are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,340
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+6,171
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married56.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.4%
Median Earnings25+$49,705
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,400
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,644

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,248
% Above Poverty Level88.4%
% Below Poverty Level11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone17.8%
Median Gross Rent$2,263
Median House Value$356,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.2%
Italian23.1%
Irish16%
German10.2%
Polish5.9%
English3.5%
Russian2.8%
West Indian2.4%
French Except Basque1.6%
Greek1.4%
Haitian1.3%
Norwegian1.3%
African1.2%
Hungarian1%
Portuguese0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Trinidad Tobago0.8%
Austrian0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Czech0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Afghan)0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Arab0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Terryville Almanac

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Terryville 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
Distance4.4 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
StationISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance7.7 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
Distance8.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Centereach32,028$120,276
Mount Sinai11,529$135,690
Poquott992$203,750
Port Jefferson7,871$134,648
Port Jefferson Station7,808$107,487
Selden19,770$100,988
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