McKeown sisters at Beaver Dam Creek and South Country road

Brookhaven & South Haven Hamlets

Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York

Brookhaven/South Haven Hamlets Study

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Table 1
Brookhaven Hamlet - Resident Questionnaire
Numerical Responses

 
Very satisfied
Satisfied
Somewhat Concerned
Very concerned
Our community as a place to live 59 29 16 1
Our community as a place to raise children 38 40 15 6
Our community as a place to grow old 26 25 31 21
Our school system 6 22 29 40
Our community's parks and recreation 28 48 19 7
Shopping in this area 25 59 13 3
Housing 27 57 9 7
Proximity to jobs 26 50 13 5
Traffic 17 41 29 15
Public Transportation 4 37 28 19
Attention given to this area by town officials 4 27 34 31
Zoning patterns and decisions 2 32 29 32
Pine Barrens 6 30 22 37
Open Space 9 30 21 42
Waste management (Town recycling, landfill, etc.) 4 15 25 62
Water Pollution 3 13 35 49
Noise 13 45 27 16
Garbage pickup 16 55 24 10
Graffiti 3 18 43 39
Vandalism 1 17 51 34
Litter 1 16 40 49
Electric rates 1 1 19 82
Taxes 1 5 13 84