Port Jefferson, New York

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Population in 2017: 7,898 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 3,874  (49.1%)
Females: 4,024  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11777.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,302 (it was $65,119 in 2000)
Port Jefferson:

$101,302
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,525 (it was $33,852 in 2000)

Port Jefferson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $534,801 (it was $251,300 in 2000)
Port Jefferson:

$534,801
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $579,234; detached houses: $572,662; townhouses or other attached units: $575,273; in 2-unit structures: $792,164; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $448,056; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $317,258

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,629.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Jefferson: 153.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.6%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.2% for other race residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Jefferson, NY (2010)
    • 6,55684.6%White alone
    • 5006.5%Hispanic
    • 4706.1%Asian alone
    • 1171.5%Black alone
    • 821.1%Two or more races
    • 180.2%Other race alone
    • 70.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Port Jefferson, New York as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Jefferson is 1,294 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Port Jefferson, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: American (16.6%), Italian (15.4%), Irish (8.6%), Polish (4.0%), English (3.8%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1963

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,607 people per square mile   (average).

Port Jefferson, New York map

1,331 residents are foreign born (5.3% Europe, 4.2% Latin America, 4.1% Asia).

This village:

17.0%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,859 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,318 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (14.8 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (33.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (42.8 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Belle Terre, NY (0.9 miles ),
Poquott, NY (1.1 miles ),
Port Jefferson Station, NY (1.2 miles ),
Mount Sinai, NY (1.5 miles ),
Setauket-East Setauket, NY (1.5 miles ),
Terryville, NY (1.7 miles ),
Miller Place, NY (1.9 miles ),
Old Field, NY (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 73.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,542 (+58.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 804 (21.6%)

Area codes: 631, 516

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

Port Jefferson tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $283,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $302,100
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $488,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $360,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $260,700
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $266,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Port Jefferson, NY residents
Average permit cost in Port Jefferson, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Port Jefferson, NY
Historical housing units in Port Jefferson, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +298 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Port Jefferson, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (32.6%)
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (2.2%)
Most common occupations in Port Jefferson, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)

Average climate in Port Jefferson, New York

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Port Jefferson, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.146
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.91. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.91
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Port Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Port Jefferson village center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Jefferson-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 218.0 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 247.2 miles away from Port Jefferson 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 193.1 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 161.8 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 191.9 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 160.4 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).
Port Jefferson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Jefferson:

  • JOHN T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF PORT JEFFERSON (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 75 NORTH COUNTRY ROAD)
  • MARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC (450 MYRTLE AVE HOUSE C)
  • ST CHARLES HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 200 BELLE TERRE ROAD)
  • ST CHARLES HSP REHB LTHH CLOSD (200 BELLE TERRE ROAD)
  • PORT JEFFERSON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (150 DARK HOLLOW ROAD)
  • PORT JEFFERSON HRF (P O BOX 637)
  • SUNREST HEALTH FACILITIES INC (70 NORTH COUNTRY ROAD)
  • SUNREST MANOR HRF (3 OAKLAND AVE)

Heliports located in Port Jefferson:

Amtrak station near Port Jefferson:

  • 18 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Jefferson:

  • Stony Brook University (about 4 miles; Stony Brook, NY; Full-time enrollment: 22,071)
  • Suffolk County Community College (about 7 miles; Selden, NY; FT enrollment: 18,540)
  • Dowling College (about 15 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 17 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 17 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 18 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Fairfield University (about 19 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)

Public high school in Port Jefferson:

  • COMSEWOGUE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 565 BICYCLE PATH, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Jefferson:

  • BOYLE ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 424 BOYLE RD, Grades: 3-5)
  • CLINTON AVENUE SCHOOL (Location: 140 CLINTON AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 200 JAYNE BLVD, Grades: 6-8)
  • NORWOOD AVENUE SCHOOL (Location: 290 NORWOOD AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • TERRYVILLE ROAD SCHOOL (Location: 401 TERRYVILLE RD, Grades: 3-5)

Library in Port Jefferson:

  • PORT JEFFERSON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,594,462; Location: 100 THOMPSON STREET; 148,426 books; 4,881 e-books; 13,307 audio materials; 19,451 video materials; 42 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 14 other licensed databases; 310 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Jefferson: Port Jefferson Railroad Station (A), Port Jefferson Country Club at Harbor Hills (B), Port Jefferson Village Hall (C), Port Jefferson Free Library (D), Port Jefferson Power Station (E), Port Jefferson Health Care Facility (F), Port Jefferson Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Jefferson include: Assembly of God Church (A), Infant Jesus Roman Catholic Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First Baptist Church of Port Jefferson (E), Christ Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Port Jefferson: Port Jefferson Village Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cue Bee Publishing (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 35 Chandler Square).

Hotels: Bayles Dock Inc (25 East Broadway), Danford's Inn Marina CONF CNTR (25 East Broadway).

Birthplace of: Chris Colmer - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Nov 21, 1980), Chris Ferraro - Ice hockey player, Italo Zanzi - Deputy Secretary of CONCACAF, Keith Osik - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: Oct 22, 1968), Cathy Downs - Actress, Peter Ferraro - Ice hockey player, Frank Norton - Baseball player, John Popielaski - Poet, Kaela Pflumm - Figure skater, Ted Chiang - author.

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:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

63.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.2%
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: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Port Jefferson in 2010:

  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 34 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Port Jefferson in 2000:

  • 281 people in nursing homes
  • 122 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with branches in Port Jefferson (2011 data):

  • The Suffolk County National Bank of Riverhead: Port Jefferson Village Harbor Branch at 135 West Broadway, branch established on 1990/12/06; Port Jefferson Branch at 228 East Main Street, branch established on 1955/11/07. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,483.9 mil, Deposits: $1,312.3 mil, headquarters in Riverhead, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Suffolk Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Port Jefferson Village Branch at 120 Main St, branch established on 2008/06/19; Port Jefferson Branch at 60 North Country Road, branch established on 1986/02/14. 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.
  • People's United Bank: Port Jefferson Branch at 68 North Country Road, branch established on 2009/02/04. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • New York Community Bank: Port Jefferson Branch at 5145 Nesconset Highway, branch established on 1997/08/08. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Port Jefferson Branch at 574 Jefferson Shopping Plaza, branch established on 1960/05/05. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

For population 15 years and over in Port Jefferson:

Marital status in Port Jefferson, NY
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Port Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Jefferson, 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
Suffolk County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Suffolk County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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%
State:

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

22.3%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.4%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port Jefferson:

53.8%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Port Jefferson:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Jefferson:

19.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Port Jefferson:

34.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

60.7%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Jefferson:

80.0%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Jefferson, 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
Parks and Recreation 26$78,167$36,07710$8,656
Streets and Highways 15$58,633$46,9060$0
Other Government Administration 5$20,834$50,0025$5,299
Other and Unallocable 4$15,589$46,7670$0
Financial Administration 4$20,307$60,9210$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,912$46,9446$4,775
Fire - Other 1$4,091$49,0920$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 31$27,105
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 56$201,533$43,18652$45,835

Port Jefferson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,266,000 ($286.91)
    Regular Highways: $701,000 ($88.76)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,583,000 ($327.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,341,000 ($296.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,434,000 ($181.56)
    Health - Other: $572,000 ($72.42)
    Central Staff Services: $565,000 ($71.54)
    Financial Administration: $545,000 ($69.00)
    Police Protection: $442,000 ($55.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $397,000 ($50.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $191,000 ($24.18)
    General Public Buildings: $165,000 ($20.89)
    Parking Facilities: $140,000 ($17.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($5.06)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $369,000 ($46.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $80,000 ($10.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($8.74)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($2.28)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($1.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.14)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.13)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.13)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,634,000 ($460.12)

Port Jefferson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,619,000 ($331.60)
    Parking Facilities: $388,000 ($49.13)
    Other: $356,000 ($45.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($1.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($3.80)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $475,000 ($60.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $315,000 ($39.88)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($5.57)
    Rents: $36,000 ($4.56)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $227,000 ($28.74)
    Highways: $113,000 ($14.31)
    General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($4.18)
  • Tax - Property: $6,079,000 ($769.69)
    Other License: $407,000 ($51.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $334,000 ($42.29)

Port Jefferson government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,250,000 ($917.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,715,000 ($850.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $535,000 ($67.74)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,000,000 ($253.23)
    Beginning: $2,000,000 ($253.23)

Port Jefferson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,293,000 ($290.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,827,000 ($357.94)

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 Port Jefferson, NY
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS3McDonald's1
DressBarn1Nike2
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Staples1
FedEx2Starbucks1
Gap1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Jefferson:

  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Jefferson:

  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXXP (105.3 FM; CALVERTON-ROANOKE, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING CO. OF CALVERTON, INC)
  • WSHR (91.9 FM; LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY; Owner: SACHEM CENTRAL SCH DIST HOLBROOK)
  • WRCN-FM (103.9 FM; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Jefferson:

  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W26CE (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Port Jefferson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Port Jefferson fatal accident list:

Mar 29, 2007 08:06 AM, W Broadway, Lat: 40.946647, Lon: -73.069417, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1998 05:00 PM, No Country Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1992 08:30 PM, 25a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1982 09:40 PM, 25a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 1981 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1980 04:37 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1977 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • $1,362,000Total costs
  • 5,141Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,192Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 200 Belle Terre Road (5700) (Lat: 40.946694 Lon: -73.060306), Type: Building, Structure height: 28.6 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: KNKA310
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Christopher R Bruno, Belle Terre Rd N Of Myrtle Ave (Lat: 40.940278 Lon: -73.054722), Type: 27.0, Overall height: 27 m, Registrant: Suffolk County Water Authority, Oakda-le, Phone: (516) 589-5200
  • JOY MOONEY-GRAZIANO, Port Jefferson Country Club (Lat: 40.960056 Lon: -73.049639), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: East End Wireless, Inc., Jmooney@highlanderinc.Com, , East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105
  • Belle Terre Rd N Of Myrtle Ave (Lat: 40.940278 Lon: -73.054722), Type: 27.0, Overall height: 27 m, Registrant: Suffolk County Water Authority, Oakda-le, Phone: (516) 589-5200

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Port Jefferson, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Jefferson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Port Jefferson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$472,32038$368,624102$292,6886$123,5272$412,665
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$07$313,8719$351,5722$27,4301$176,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$552,6604$267,00849$331,8973$206,9930$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$418,3207$351,54943$327,0412$286,6602$334,155
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$301,1756$367,5571$220,0001$271,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1582.06 , 1582.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$325,6501$288,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$309,0771$176,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$253,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1582.06 , 1582.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Jefferson, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Jefferson, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fires - 25 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Jefferson, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (73.6%), and Outside Fires (15.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Jefferson, NY
    • 10673.6%Structure Fires
    • 2215.3%Outside Fires
    • 106.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Jefferson, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Jefferson, NY
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 47.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Jefferson, NY
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 19.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Port Jefferson compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Port Jefferson on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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