Stony Brook, New York

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Population in 2010: 13,740.
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
Males: 6,900  (50.2%)
Females: 6,840  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11790.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $134,012 (it was $90,009 in 2000)
Stony Brook:

$134,012
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $56,632 (it was $35,247 in 2000)

Stony Brook CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $465,532 (it was $238,000 in 2000)
Stony Brook:

$465,532
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $493,547; detached houses: $492,618; townhouses or other attached units: $413,478; in 2-unit structures: $467,359; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,577; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $339,607; mobile homes: $92,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $83,326

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,574.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stony Brook: 154.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stony Brook, NY (2010)
    • 11,71885.3%White alone
    • 1,0297.5%Asian alone
    • 6034.4%Hispanic
    • 2151.6%Black alone
    • 1471.1%Two or more races
    • 130.09%Other race alone
    • 90.07%American Indian alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Stony Brook, New York as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stony Brook is 4,462 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Stony Brook, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (19.0%), Irish (8.2%), American (7.5%), German (6.1%), Russian (3.7%), European (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 88 feet

Land area: 5.74 square miles.

Population density: 2,393 people per square mile   (low).

Stony Brook, New York map

1,914 residents are foreign born (4.9% Asia, 3.4% Europe).

This place:

14.4%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,390 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,191 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (10.5 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (29.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (38.6 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Stony Brook University, NY (0.7 miles ),
Head of the Harbor, NY (1.4 miles ),
Setauket-East Setauket, NY (1.5 miles ),
St. James, NY (1.6 miles ),
Centereach, NY (1.9 miles ),
Nissequogue, NY (1.9 miles ),
Lake Grove, NY (1.9 miles ),
Port Jefferson Station, NY (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 73.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -454 (-3.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 887 (13.6%)

Area code: 631

Distribution of median household income in Stony Brook, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stony Brook, NY in 2017
Stony Brook satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Stony Brook, NY
Historical housing units in Stony Brook, NY
Most common industries in Stony Brook, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.7%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.4%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Stony Brook, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Stony Brook, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stony Brook, New York average temperatures Stony Brook, New York average precipitation Stony Brook, New York humidity Stony Brook, New York wind speed Stony Brook, New York snowfall Stony Brook, New York sunshine Stony Brook, New York clear and cloudy days

Stony Brook, 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 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
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 6.6 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 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.135. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.135
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.80. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.80
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Stony Brook-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 30.6 miles away from the Stony Brook place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stony Brook-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 219.6 miles away from Stony Brook 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 249.5 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 194.0 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 157.8 miles away from Stony Brook center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 195.7 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 156.3 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).
Stony Brook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Stony Brook:

  • UCPA OF GREATER SUFFOLK (4 MEDIA LANE)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ( STONY BROOK ) (Government - State, HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER SUNY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Stony Brook:

  • UCPA OF GREATER SUFFOLK (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAINT JAMES, NY)
  • ST JAMES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ST JAMES, NY)
  • ST JAMES HRF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SAINT JAMES, NY)
  • MILLS POND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ST JAMES, NY)
  • STONY BROOK KIDNEY CENTER, DCI (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; EAST SETAUKET, NY)
  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SETAUKET, NY)
  • UCPA OF GREATER SUFFOLK (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAKE GROVE, NY)

Heliports located in Stony Brook:

Amtrak station near Stony Brook:

  • 19 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.

College/University in Stony Brook:

  • Stony Brook University (Full-time enrollment: 22,071; Location: 310 Administration Building; Public; Website: www.stonybrook.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Stony Brook:

  • Suffolk County Community College (about 6 miles; Selden, NY; Full-time enrollment: 18,540)
  • Dowling College (about 12 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 19 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 19 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Farmingdale State College (about 19 miles; Farmingdale, NY; FT enrollment: 6,956)
  • Fairfield University (about 19 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 19 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)

Public high school in Stony Brook:

  • ROBERT CUSHMAN MURPHY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 351 OXHEAD RD, Grades: 7-9)

Private high school in Stony Brook:

Public elementary/middle school in Stony Brook:

  • WILLIAM SIDNEY MOUNT SCHOOL (Location: 50 DEAN LN, Grades: KG-6)
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Notable locations in Stony Brook: Stony Brook Yacht Club (A), Old Field Club (B), Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages (C), Stony Brook Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stony Brook include: All Souls Episcopal Church (A), Stony Brook Community Methodist Church (B), Christ Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Methodist Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Oak Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: West Meadow (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Stony Brook include: West Meadow Wetlands Reserve (1), West Meadow Beach Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: West Meadow Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Discovery Wetlands Cruises (Historical Places & Services; 111 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Cody Arnoux - Soccer player, Nathan Bruckenthal - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Anton McKenzie - Player of and football, Melinda Y. Cohen - Film actor, Ryan Cassata - Musician, Steve Harney - College basketball player (Stony Brook Seawolves).

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 place:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Stony Brook in 2010:

  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
22 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
11 people in other group homes in 2000
Arena or stadium:
  • Stony Brook Sports Complex. State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Banks with branches in Stony Brook (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Stony Brook Branch at 64 Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Stony Brook Branch at 2210 Nesconset Highway, branch established on 1970/04/03. 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.
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Stony Brook Branch at 1047 N.Country Rd., branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Stony Brook Branch at 1320 Stony Brook Road, Suite 140, branch established on 2010/04/26. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Stony Brook:

Marital status in Stony Brook, NY
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Stony Brook:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stony Brook, 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.
New York:

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

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.
State:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Suffolk County:

8.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
State:

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

22.3%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.2%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Stony Brook:

59.3%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Stony Brook:

17.3%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stony Brook:

33.7%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Stony Brook:

64.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.7%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stony Brook, NY Residents

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 Stony Brook, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ann Taylor1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Red Lobster1
Chico's1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks3
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx5UPS7
Lowe's1Waldbaums1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Stony Brook:

  • 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.)
  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
  • 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)
  • 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 Stony Brook:

  • 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)
  • W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHR (91.9 FM; LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY; Owner: SACHEM CENTRAL SCH DIST HOLBROOK)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAB (102.3 FM; BABYLON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stony Brook:

  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, 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.)
  • W26CE (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, 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)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Stony Brook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • LAWRENCE M ZACARESE, Hsc Bldg Suny (Lat: 40.909583 Lon: -73.116278), Type: 100.0, Structure height: 36103 m, Overall height: 100 m, Registrant: V-Comm, L.L.C., David.Stern@vcomm-Eng.Com, , Cranb-ury, Phone: (609) 655-1200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stony Brook, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stony Brook)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1560E , Serial Number: 17271047, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): American Airman Inc, 41 Skylark Ln, Stony Brook, NY 11790
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 704DH , Serial Number: 15078525, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2000
    Registrant (Individual): David T Lundquist, 36 Annandale Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11790
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-390-C3B6 (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 714GM , Serial Number: 2469, Year manufactured: 2019, Airworthiness Date: 02/04/2019, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Taunus Partners Inc, Po Box 78, Stony Brook, NY 11790
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733YT , Serial Number: 17268661, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/01/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): American Airman Inc, 41 Skylark Ln, Stony Brook, NY 11790
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734QZ , Serial Number: 17269043, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): American Airman Inc, 41 Skylark Ln, Stony Brook, NY 11790
  • Aircraft: CARBONCORE CORTEX (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 801KS , Serial Number: 1001, Certificate Issue Date: 12/22/2016
    Registrant (Government): Stoney Brook University, 650 Life Sciences Bldg, Stony Brook, NY 11794
  • Aircraft: CASSUTT SPORT AMATEUR BUILT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 512N , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1967
    Registrant (Individual): Richard B Broere, 24 Old Wood Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$368,97974$319,009249$272,38921$179,0162$271,3851$377,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$395,0007$309,85945$281,8926$78,2550$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$392,66310$339,03391$326,82811$55,4186$210,8330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$09$327,58671$330,3257$74,2032$191,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$502,6003$390,29718$312,0314$153,3381$483,5400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1580.02 , 1580.06, 1580.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$350,7574$376,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$376,5358$334,839
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$254,1203$385,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$361,0001$345,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$326,0001$362,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1580.02 , 1580.06, 1580.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Stony Brook, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Stony Brook, NY - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fires - 33 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Stony Brook, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.0%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stony Brook, NY
    • 12655.0%Structure Fires
    • 7532.8%Outside Fires
    • 219.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stony Brook, NY
Most common first names in Stony Brook, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15477.6 years
Joseph10879.1 years
William10078.9 years
Robert8273.9 years
Mary8082.1 years
Frank6577.8 years
Charles6477.2 years
Edward6178.6 years
George5776.7 years
James5278.9 years
Most common last names in Stony Brook, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2979.7 years
Miller1579.2 years
Johnson1284.2 years
Brown1080.5 years
Jones1082.1 years
Clark981.5 years
Peterson986.5 years
Weiss981.4 years
Sullivan876.6 years
Howard883.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stony Brook, NY
  • 67.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.7%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stony Brook, NY
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 23.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Stony Brook compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.

Stony Brook on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (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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