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Brookhaven & South Haven Hamlets

Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York

Brookhaven/South Haven Hamlets Study

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Population total: 3,167
Median Age: 37.7
Under 5: 182
Under 16: 676
16 and over: 2442
18 and over: 2348
18-20: 116
21-24: 115
25-44: 1,012
45-54: 402
55-59: 170
60-64: 151
65 and older: 382
Further determination of resident population:
Sex M F Race W B Native Am Asian Hispanic Other
  1,568 1,550   2933 132 13 13 50 8

 

Households: 1010
Residences: 1097
Persons per household: 2.91
Persons per family household: 3.35

 

Owner-occupied housing units: 856
Median value: $147,200
(compared with) Bellport: $178,100
North Bellport: $125,600
Yaphank: $132,800
Shirley: $123,000
 
Rental Units: 154

 

  Land Area
(sq. Miles)
Density
Brookhaven CDP: 6 519.7
Bellport: 1.5 1,714.7
North Bellport 4.6 1,728.0
Yaphank: 13.7 338.5
Shirley: 10.9 2104.0
 

 

Brookhaven CDP 1990 Census Miscellaneous Characteristics:

bullet The median age was 37.7 compared to Brookhaven Town's 31.6
bullet The median family size was 3.32.
bullet 95.5% of the housing units are stated as one-family detached compared to 80% town-wide.
bullet 78% of housing is owner occupied.
bullet 13% of the people indicated that they were divorced, widowed or separated.
bullet 65% of the people have lived in the same house since 1985; another 20% have moved into the CDP from elsewhere in Suffolk County.
bullet The mean contract rent reported was approximately $889.
bullet There are 2.16 vehicles per household.
bullet Only 27 persons reported using mass transit for the journey to work.
bullet 41% of the housing units have been built since 1970, 21% prior to 1949
bullet 1970-1979 were the "boom" building years (270 units).
bullet 49% of the housing units are valued over $150,000, median value of $174,500.
bullet Of 2,099 persons over 25, 68% have graduated from high school, 6.1% hane an Associate's Degree, 31% a Bachelor's Degree or higher (Town 21%)
bullet Of the 1,402 workers over the age of 16, 89% worked in Suffolk County.  The leading occupation was Professional Specialty (419), the leading industry was Professional/Educational (319).