Brightwaters, New York

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Population in 2017: 3,083 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 1,521  (49.4%)
Females: 1,562  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11718.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $125,688 (it was $88,556 in 2000)
Brightwaters:

$125,688
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $62,266 (it was $36,693 in 2000)

Brightwaters village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $523,568 (it was $246,000 in 2000)
Brightwaters:

$523,568
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $595,805; detached houses: $579,078

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,130.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brightwaters: 149.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.0%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brightwaters, NY (2010)
    • 2,81090.6%White alone
    • 1595.1%Hispanic
    • 481.5%Asian alone
    • 421.4%Two or more races
    • 381.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone

Races in Brightwaters detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (26.3%), Italian (23.2%), American (7.0%), German (6.7%), Greek (2.2%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 3,132 people per square mile   (average).

Brightwaters, New York map

183 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This village:

5.9%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,390 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,191 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (4.3 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (21.4 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (29.1 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

West Bay Shore, NY (0.9 miles ),
Bay Shore, NY (0.9 miles ),
West Islip, NY (1.3 miles ),
Baywood, NY (1.6 miles ),
North Bay Shore, NY (1.6 miles ),
Islip, NY (1.6 miles ),
North Babylon, NY (1.7 miles ),
Babylon, NY (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 73.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

Distribution of median household income in Brightwaters, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brightwaters, NY in 2017
Brightwaters satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $176,900
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $289,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $298,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $390,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $128,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $202,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $314,200
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $350,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Brightwaters, NY residents
Average permit cost in Brightwaters, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Brightwaters, NY
Historical housing units in Brightwaters, NY
Most common industries in Brightwaters, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.8%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (15.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.4%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Brightwaters, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Computer specialists (6.8%)
  • Lawyers (6.0%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)

Average climate in Brightwaters, New York

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brightwaters-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the Brightwaters village center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

Brightwaters-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from Brightwaters center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from Brightwaters center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Suffolk County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brightwaters topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brightwaters:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN NURSING HOME LTHHCP (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL HOME HLTH AGY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)
  • OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION LTHHCP (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTH SHORE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSP. (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)
  • SOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)
  • SUNRISE MANOR CTR FOR NURSING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BAY SHORE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brightwaters:

  • Dowling College (about 6 miles; Oakdale, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,598)
  • Farmingdale State College (about 9 miles; Farmingdale, NY; FT enrollment: 6,956)
  • Briarcliffe College (about 13 miles; Bethpage, NY; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Suffolk County Community College (about 15 miles; Selden, NY; FT enrollment: 18,540)
  • Stony Brook University (about 16 miles; Stony Brook, NY; FT enrollment: 22,071)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (about 17 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 4,096)
  • Nassau Community College (about 17 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)

Library in Brightwaters:

  • BAY SHORE-BRIGHTWATERS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,286,998; Location: ONE SOUTH COUNTRY ROAD; 213,550 books; 4,925 e-books; 30,765 audio materials; 6,279 video materials; 42 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 246 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brightwaters: Bay Shore - Brightwaters Public Library (A), Brightwaters Village Hall (B), Brightwaters Village Clerks Office (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mirror Lake (A), Cascade Lakes (B), Lower Cascade Lake (C), Upper Cascade Lake (D), Nosreka Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brightwaters include: Wohseepee Park (1), Walker Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bay Shore;-Brightwaters Public Brary (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 South Country Road).

Suffolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

76.0%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households
7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Brightwaters (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Brightwaters Branch at Orinoco Drive & Pine Acres Boulevard, branch established on 1960/08/20. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Brightwaters:

Marital status in Brightwaters, NY
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Brightwaters:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brightwaters
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brightwaters, NY (based on Suffolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic879,45775
Mainline Protestant69,205182
Evangelical Protestant58,909264
Other50,771124
Orthodox10,19010
Black Protestant8,29849
None416,520-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 514
This county:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 217
This county:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 256
Suffolk County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,232
This county:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

22.3%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brightwaters:

52.2%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Brightwaters:

28.4
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brightwaters:

20.8%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brightwaters:

9.0%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brightwaters:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brightwaters:

34.5%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Brightwaters:

60.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Brightwaters:

79.7%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brightwaters, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 11$86,450$94,3092$4,256
Financial Administration 3$17,529$70,1160$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$8,938
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 8$24,066
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,080
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$103,979$89,12515$38,340

Brightwaters government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $802,000 ($260.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $410,000 ($132.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $407,000 ($132.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000 ($72.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $219,000 ($71.03)
    Regular Highways: $201,000 ($65.20)
    Central Staff Services: $128,000 ($41.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($29.84)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($15.89)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($12.65)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($6.49)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($5.19)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.32)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $801,000 ($259.81)

Brightwaters government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $565,000 ($183.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000 ($63.90)
    Other: $20,000 ($6.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $64,000 ($20.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $121,000 ($39.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($8.43)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $85,000 ($27.57)
    General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($6.81)
    Other: $21,000 ($6.81)
  • Tax - Property: $1,391,000 ($451.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $117,000 ($37.95)
    Other License: $74,000 ($24.00)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.97)

Brightwaters government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000 ($43.14)

2.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.92%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,707 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nassau County, NY  0.92% ($97,425 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.40% ($69,378)
from Kings County, NY  0.20% ($86,858)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($108,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($484 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nassau County, NY  0.60% ($104,809 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.27% ($60,961)
to New York County, NY  0.20% ($238,478)

Businesses in Brightwaters, NY

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brightwaters:

  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WNYG (1440 AM; 1 kW; BABYLON, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brightwaters:

  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAB (102.3 FM; BABYLON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXBA (88.1 FM; BRENTWOOD, NY; Owner: BRENTWOOD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WUSB (90.1 FM; STONY BROOK, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brightwaters:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CB (Channel 27; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
Brightwaters fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brightwaters fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.4mTotal length
  • $24,824,000Total costs
  • 196,446Total average daily traffic
  • 5,502Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 305 Orinoco Dr (Lat: 40.720111 Lon: -73.251778), Call Sign: WFP278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.075 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/1999, Expiration Date: 03/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004, Registrant: Roland P Mennella Landscaping Corp, 305 Orinoco Dr, Brightwaters, NY 11718
  • Brightwaters Operations Ctr S Side Orinoco Dr W Of 5th Ave (Lat: 40.722611 Lon: -73.260667), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNYL602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.675 MHz, 456.675 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/14/2022, Certifier: Lynda Nicolino, Registrant: Long Island Power Authority, 333 Earle Ovington Blvd, Suite 403, Uniondale, NY 11553, Phone: (516) 222-7700, Fax: (516) 222-9137, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BRIGHTWATERS, Brightwaters Fire Island Repeater (Lat: 40.720000 Lon: -73.276667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQEZ521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.118 MHz, 952.118 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2016, Expiration Date: 05/25/2026, Certifier: Frank Moy, Registrant: Long Island Power Authority, 175 E. Old Country Rd., Operations 2 Bldg 2nd Floor, Hicksville, NY 11801, Phone: (917) 617-7952, Email:
  • ORINOCO RPTR 9116, Orinco Wt Rptr 9116, Orinoco Dr, E/O Manor Lane (Lat: 40.717500 Lon: -73.274167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRAT749,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.081 MHz, 928.081 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 02/27/2028, Certifier: Patrick J Dempsey, Registrant: Long Island Power Authority, 175 East Old Country Rd., Operations 2 Bldg, 2nd Flr., Hicksville, NY 11801, Phone: (917) 617-7952

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brightwaters)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9119T , Serial Number: MA-333, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Dahab, 10 Lakeview Ave N, Brightwaters, NY 11718

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$459,04819$353,73360$306,7483$301,637
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$309,6309$292,5380$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$369,5602$357,07022$433,0251$99,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$324,86022$309,3100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$310,6302$348,0805$528,3660$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1471.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$383,873
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1471.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brightwaters, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brightwaters, NY - Value
Most common first names in Brightwaters, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4278.1 years
Joseph2777.2 years
Mary2680.6 years
George2175.3 years
William2071.6 years
Charles1777.5 years
Margaret1677.5 years
Anna1584.9 years
Frank1280.1 years
Robert1274.7 years
Most common last names in Brightwaters, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kelly768.9 years
Flynn683.2 years
Ackerson587.6 years
Sullivan566.8 years
Grampp484.2 years
Koehler487.7 years
Murphy469.0 years
Oconnor481.0 years
Parker474.2 years
Reilly474.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brightwaters, NY
  • 68.3%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brightwaters, NY
  • 40.0%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.3%Electricity


Brightwaters compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Peter E. Rising (6)
  • Kenneth J. Michel (6)
  • Aaron Klein (5)
  • Alexander Darian (5)
  • Kenneth Michel (3)
  • Alexander L. Darian (3)
  • Christopher Kayser (1)
  • Gregory S. Ahmad (1)
  • Joseph John Gartner (1)
  • David M. George (1)

Total of 41 patent applications in 2008-2020.