North Sea, New York

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Population in 2010: 4,458. Population change since 2000: -0.8%
Males: 2,059  (46.2%)
Females: 2,399  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  49.5 years
New York median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 11968.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $83,295 (it was $62,684 in 2000)
North Sea:

$83,295
NY:

$62,909

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $66,143 (it was $34,668 in 2000)

North Sea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $810,310 (it was $289,800 in 2000)
North Sea:

$810,310
NY:

$302,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $480,808; Detached houses: $487,337; Townhouses or other attached units: $458,008; In 2-unit structures: $554,319; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $242,020; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,133; Mobile homes: $99,761

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,954.

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  • Races in North Sea, NY (2010)

    North Sea races chart
    • 3,53679.3%White alone
    • 74816.8%Hispanic
    • 691.5%Asian alone
    • 521.2%Two or more races
    • 400.9%Black alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Sea: 166.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (13.9%), Irish (11.4%), Italian (8.6%), German (7.2%), American (5.0%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles.

Population density: 362 people per square mile   (very low).

North Sea,NY real estate house value index trend

North Sea, New York map

For population 25 years and over in North Sea:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Sea CDP:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

798 residents are foreign born (8.0% Latin America, 4.8% Europe).

This place:

19.1%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,510 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,532 (0.4%)

North Sea satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Haven, CT (37.2 miles , pop. 52,360).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (67.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (75.8 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities: Watermill, NY (1.8 miles ), Southampton, NY (2.0 miles ), Shinnecock Hills, NY (2.2 miles ), Bridgehampton, NY (2.2 miles ), Noyack, NY (2.2 miles ), New Suffolk, NY (2.3 miles ), Cutchogue, NY (2.5 miles ), Sagaponack, NY (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 72.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

North Sea household income distribution North Sea home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in North Sea: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in North Sea, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Sea-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the North Sea place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/8/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Sea-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 89% 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 230.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.2 miles away from North Sea 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 254.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 181.7 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) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from North Sea center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.6 miles away from the city 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).
North Sea topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Sea:

  • THE HAMPTONS CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH HAMPTON, NY)
  • INDEPENDENT GROUP HOME LIVING PROGRAM, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SOUTH HAMPTON, NY)
  • SOUTHAMPTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTHAMPTON, NY)
  • SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SOUTHAMPTON, NY)
  • CATHOLIC GUARDIAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HAMPTON BAYS, NY)
  • AID TO THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CUTCHOGUE, NY)
  • CATHOLIC GUARDIAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK (Hospital, about 11 miles away; EAST HAMPTON, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Sea:

  • Connecticut College (about 35 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Suffolk County Community College (about 35 miles; Selden, NY; FT enrollment: 18,540)
  • Gateway Community College (about 38 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Yale University (about 38 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Stony Brook University (about 38 miles; Stony Brook, NY; FT enrollment: 22,071)
  • University of New Haven (about 38 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 6,205)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 40 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)

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Notable locations in North Sea: Whalebone Landing (A), Mackay Radio Station (B), Southampton Fire District (C), North Sea Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: North Sea Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Little Fresh Pond (A), Scallop Pond (B), Wooley Pond (C), Big Fresh Pond (D), Fresh Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Neck Creek (A), Davis Creek (B), Island Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in North Sea include: Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge (1), Scallop Pond Preserve (2), Wolf Swamp Sanctuary (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: North Sea Bathing Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 98.6. This is worse than average.

City:

98.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.9%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
New York average:

13.7

North Sea travel time to work - commute North Sea mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Sea CDP (based on Suffolk County data)

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
Suffolk 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.
State:

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

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

23.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
North Sea:

49.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Sea:

45.6%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
North Sea:

28.9
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Sea, NY Residents

2.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.93%
New York average:

5.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,023 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nassau County, NY  0.77% ($64,486 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.37% ($58,407)
from New York County, NY  0.19% ($111,826)


3.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.27%
New York average:

5.46%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nassau County, NY  0.57% ($61,498 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.29% ($47,881)
to New York County, NY  0.21% ($92,493)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Sea:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Sea:

  • WHFM (95.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRLI-FM (91.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBAZ (102.5 FM; BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W277AB (103.3 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WLNG (92.1 FM; SAG HARBOR, NY; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W264AJ (100.7 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W233AI (94.5 FM; SAG HARBOR, NY; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WBEA (101.7 FM; SOUTHOLD, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WHBE (96.7 FM; EAST HAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBON (107.1 FM; HAMPTON BAYS, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXXP (105.3 FM; CALVERTON-ROANOKE, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING CO. OF CALVERTON, INC)
  • WRCN-FM (103.9 FM; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRE (98.5 FM; WESTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCATING COMPANY OF WESTHAMPTON, INC.)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around North Sea:

  • WVVH-LP (Channel 23; SOUTHAMPTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VIDEO VOICE, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $985,000Total costs
  • 6,133Total average daily traffic
  • 602Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,520Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$480,43524$656,72665$497,04210$437,9881$367,58032$745,0620$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$659,48010$701,1470$00$05$730,6560$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$656,79338$560,1844$425,0131$278,05015$791,5071$55,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$833,76016$459,5411$197,4200$06$601,4380$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$372,5901$943,1507$391,8100$00$02$678,9350$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1907.06 , 1907.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$294,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1907.06 , 1907.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (1%)

North Sea compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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