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 2
Brookhaven Hamlet - Resident Questionnaire
Response by Percentage

 
Very satisfied
Satisfied
Somewhat Concerned
Very concerned
Our community as a place to live 55 27 15 1
Our community as a place to raise children 35 37 14 6
Our community as a place to grow old 24 23 30 20
Our school system 6 20 27 37
Our community's parks and recreation 26 45 18 7
Shopping in this area 23 55 12 3
Housing 25 53 8 7
Proximity to jobs 24 47 12 5
Traffic 16 38 27 14
Public Transportation 4 35 26 18
Attention given to this area by town officials 4 25 32 30
Zoning patterns and decisions 2 30 27 30
Pine Barrens 6 28 20 35
Open Space 8 28 19 39
Waste management (Town recycling, landfill, etc.) 4 14 23 58
Water Pollution 3 12 33 46
Noise 12 42 25 15
Garbage pickup 15 51 22 9
Graffiti 3 17 40 36
Vandalism 1 16 48 32
Litter 1 15 37 46
Electric rates 1 1 18 77
Taxes 1 5 12 79