Living in Stony Brook, NY

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Stony Brook SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Stony Brook, NY Cost Of Living

157
Stony Brook's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average

Stony Brook, New York Info Snack

Stony Brook is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. Begun in the colonial era as an agricultural enclave, the hamlet experienced growth first as a resort town and then to its current state as one of Long Island's major tourist towns and centers of education. Despite being referred to as a village by residents and tourists alike, Stony Brook has never been legally incorporated by the state. The population was 13,740 at the 2010 census.
Population
12,641
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
7.1%
Median Home
$452,300
Median Income
$130,202
Median Rent
$3,197

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Map Of Stony Brook, NY

Population over time in Stony Brook

Year Population % Change
2017 12,641 -5.0%
2016 13,308 -1.0%
2015 13,437 -3.3%
2014 13,889 -0.3%
2013 13,936 3.5%
2012 13,459 1.9%
2011 13,207 -5.0%
2010 13,903 1.8%
2009 13,658 -

Race / Ethnicity in Stony Brook

White
82.0% (10,363)
African American
1.1% (140)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
9.6% (1,208)
Hawaiian
0.2% (25)
Other
0.2% (24)
Two Or More
1.4% (179)
Hispanic
5.6% (702)
Race Stony Brook NY USA
White 82.0% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 1.1% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 9.6% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Stony Brook, New York

Less than $10,000
4.9% (61,416)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (18,593)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.5% (56,626)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.1% (26,482)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.3% (79,164)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.1% (90,151)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (134,101)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.9% (251,016)
$150,000 to $199,999
16.0% (201,715)
$200,000 or more
27.3% (344,831)
Income Stony Brook NY USA
Less than $10,000 4.9% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.5% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.1% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.3% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.1% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.9% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 16.0% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 27.3% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Stony Brook

Female
49.0% (6,199)
Male
51.0% (6,441)
Gender Stony Brook NY USA
Female 49.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Stony Brook for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (252)
High School / GED
11.0% (1,390)
Some College
11.0% (1,390)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,390)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (3,665)
Master's Degree
22.0% (2,781)
Professional Degree
5.0% (632)
Doctorate Degree
9.0% (1,137)
Education Stony Brook NY USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 9.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Stony Brook

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Extortionate taxes and fees to fund a corrupt, intrusive government that provides bottom-tier services. Ridiculously high cost of living. This is what happens in one-party states.

Watch out for overpaid cops on revenue-raising missions. These guys give pigs a bad name.

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