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Population in 2010: 1,559. Population change since 2000: -9.6%
Males: 837  (53.7%)
Females: 722  (46.3%)

Median resident age:  51.0 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 11976.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $162,345 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Watermill:

$162,345
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $92,211

Watermill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $948,382 (it was $658,100 in 2000)
Watermill:

$948,382
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,971,262; Detached houses: $1,971,262

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,385.

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  • White alone - 1,396 (89.5%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (7.0%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 15 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watermill: 140.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.4%), English (16.1%), Italian (15.3%), Irish (14.1%), Russian (7.1%), Polish (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Watermill:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watermill CDP:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

255 residents are foreign born (10.4% Europe).

This place:  15.0%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,927 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,433 (0.6%)

Watermill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Haven, CT (40.5 miles , pop. 52,360).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (69.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (83.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Bridgehampton, NY (1.5 miles ), Southampton, NY (1.8 miles ), North Sea, NY (1.8 miles ), Sagaponack, NY (2.0 miles ), Noyack, NY (2.3 miles ), Wainscott, NY (2.4 miles ), Sag Harbor, NY (2.5 miles ), Shinnecock Hills, NY (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.92 N, Longitude: 72.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Watermill-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.8 miles away from the Watermill 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 8.6 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watermill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Watermill center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Suffolk County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Watermill:

  • SOUTHAMPTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTHAMPTON, NY)
  • SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 3 miles away; SOUTHAMPTON, NY)
  • THE HAMPTONS CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH HAMPTON, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Watermill, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watermill:

  • Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus (about 37 miles; Patchogue, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,145)
  • Suffolk County Community College (about 38 miles; Selden, NY; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Gateway Community College (about 40 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Stony Brook University (about 41 miles; Stony Brook, NY; FT enrollment: 19,914)
  • Yale University (about 41 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 11,454)
  • University of New Haven (about 42 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,540)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 43 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,346)

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Notable locations in Watermill: Water Mill Beach Club (A), Rosemary Lodge (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Water Mill Cemetery (1), Flying Point Cemetery (2), Hay Ground Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Jule Pond (A), Mill Pond (B), Sayre Pond (C), Seven Ponds (D), Shorts Pond (E), Camps Pond (F), Channel Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Calf Creek (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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Watermill, NY

7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Watermill compared to New York state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Watermill travel time to work - commute


Watermill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Watermill CDP (based on Suffolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.97%
Here68.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents76.1%10.4%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations14.5%9.6%9.4%5.2%8.0%
NameLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%0.4%3.0%
Congregations3.0%7.4%1.8%1.2%39.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Suffolk 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
Suffolk County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

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%

3.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($63,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
New York average:

5.41%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nassau County, NY  1.20% ($70,321 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.53% ($55,872)
from Kings County, NY  0.22% ($49,055)


4.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($59,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($566 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nassau County, NY  0.69% ($62,846 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.32% ($44,140)
to New York County, NY  0.23% ($98,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watermill:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watermill:

  • WBAZ (102.5 FM; BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W277AB (103.3 FM; NOYACK, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WHFM (95.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRLI-FM (91.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WBEA (101.7 FM; SOUTHOLD, NY; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W233AI (94.5 FM; SAG HARBOR, NY; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WHBE (96.7 FM; EAST HAMPTON, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDRE (98.5 FM; WESTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCATING COMPANY OF WESTHAMPTON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watermill:

  • WVVH-LP (Channel 23; SOUTHAMPTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VIDEO VOICE, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NETWORK, Various Locations (Lat: 40.915639 Lon: -72.370083), Type: N/A, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOR449, Licensee ID: L00194394
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz, 956.418 MHz, 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019
    Registrant: Keyspan Corp. Dba Keyspan Energy

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB2HYJ
    Grant Date: 05/30/1989, Expiration Date: 05/30/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2001
    Registrant: Sidney Distenfeld, Rr 1 Box 284 Schwenk Rd, Watermill, NY 11976
  • Call Sign: NU2M, Licensee ID: L01183876
    Grant Date: 08/19/2006, Expiration Date: 09/19/2016
    Registrant: Rodney D Swiderski, Watermill, NY 11976



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$1,268,86456$910,0124$1,898,89344$1,359,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$1,555,71812$916,2990$09$1,621,509
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$1,202,47035$1,231,1492$211,11518$1,674,079
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$1,028,08715$2,110,1620$07$3,286,770
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$1,037,4006$840,1220$03$1,368,693

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1907.04 , 1907.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$217,810
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1907.04 , 1907.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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