Stony Brook University, NY

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Population

9,059

0.995% decline

Median Age

20.4


Median Household Income

$155,179

6.5% growth

Number of Employees

2,556

6.51% decline

Median Property Value

$578,100

59.5% growth

About

In 2017, Stony Brook University, NY had a population of 9.06k people with a median age of 20.4 and a median household income of $155,179. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Stony Brook University, NY declined from 9,150 to 9,059, a -0.995% decrease and its median household income grew from $145,703 to $155,179, a 6.5% increase.

The population of Stony Brook University, NY is 44.5% Asian Alone, 32% White Alone, and 9.38% Hispanic or Latino. 56.6% of the people in Stony Brook University, NY speak a non-English language, and 73.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Stony Brook University, NY are Stony Brook University (7,216 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Stony Brook University, NY is $578,100, and the homeownership rate is 90.5%. Most people in Stony Brook University, NY commute by Walked, and the average commute time is 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Stony Brook University, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Stony Brook University, NY employs 2.56k people. The largest industries in Stony Brook University, NY are Educational Services (1,207 people), Retail Trade (391 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (247 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($28,098), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($8,000), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($6,944).

Median household income in Stony Brook University, NY is $155,179. Males in Stony Brook University, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Stony Brook University, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$155,179

2017 value

± $67,372

6.5%

1 Year Growth

± 48.5%

Households in Stony Brook University, NY have a median annual income of $155,179, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $145,703 in 2016, which represents a 6.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in Stony Brook University, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Stony Brook University, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Stony Brook University, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1580.07

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Stony Brook University, NY was Census Tract 1580.07 with a value of $142,692, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Stony Brook University, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

0% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stony Brook University, NY (0 out of 64 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    0 ± 82

  2. Black

    0 ± 82

  3. Native American

    0 ± 82

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stony Brook University, NY is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.56k

2017 Value

± 294

-6.51%

1 Year decline

± 16.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Stony Brook University, NY declined at a rate of -6.51%, from 2.73k employees to 2.56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stony Brook University, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (542 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (428 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (382 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stony Brook University, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Stony Brook University, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (542 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (428 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (382 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Stony Brook University, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.51 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.9 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.77 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Stony Brook University, NY, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($22,404), Healthcare Support Occupations ($15,083), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($12,188).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.56k

2017 Value

± 294

-6.51%

1 Year decline

± 16.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Stony Brook University, NY declined at a rate of -6.51%, from 2.73k employees to 2.56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stony Brook University, NY, are Educational Services (1,207 people), Retail Trade (391 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (247 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stony Brook University, NY, though some of these residents may live in Stony Brook University, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Stony Brook University, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,207 people), Retail Trade (391 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (247 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Stony Brook University, NY has an unusually high number of Educational Services (5.1 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.58 times), and Retail Trade (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Stony Brook University, NY, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($28,098), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($8,000), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($6,944).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics with $47.2B and Misc. mfg. prods. and $45.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96% of the population of Stony Brook University, NY has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 0.115% on Medicare, 36.1% on non-group plans, and 0.207% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Stony Brook University, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Stony Brook University, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1202 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.96%

Uninsured

45.6%

Employer Coverage

14%

Medicaid

0.115%

Medicare

36.1%

Non-Group

0.207%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stony Brook University, NY grew by 36.7% from 2.9% to 3.96%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Stony Brook University, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Stony Brook University, NY is home to a population of 9.06k people, from which 73.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 32.4% of Stony Brook University, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Stony Brook University, NY is composed of 4.03k Asian Alone residents (44.5%), 2.9k White Alone residents (32%), 850 Hispanic or Latino residents (9.38%), 756 Black or African American Alone residents (8.35%), 467 Two or More Races residents (5.16%), 42 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.464%), 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.132%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Stony Brook University, NY are Chinese (1,662 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (716 speakers), and Korean (630 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Stony Brook University, NY was 20.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Stony Brook University, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Stony Brook University, NY residents was 21.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

32.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

30.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 32.4% of Stony Brook University, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Stony Brook University, NY was 30.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Stony Brook University, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Stony Brook University, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

73.9%

2017 Citizenship

75.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 73.9% of Stony Brook University, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Stony Brook University, NY was 75.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Asian Alone

    4.03k ± 295

  2. White Alone

    2.9k ± 275

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    850 ± 142

In 2017, there were 1.39 times more Asian Alone residents (4.03k people) in Stony Brook University, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.9k White Alone and 850 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Stony Brook University, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Chinese

    1,662 speakers (18.3%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    716 speakers (7.87%)

  3. Korean

    630 speakers (6.92%)

56.6% of Stony Brook University, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Stony Brook University, NY was Chinese. 18.3% of the overall population of Stony Brook University, NY are native Chinese speakers. 7.87% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 6.92% speak Chinese, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. World War II

    180 ± 93

  2. Korea

    80 ± 62

  3. Vietnam

    59 ± 54

Stony Brook University, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 2.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Stony Brook University, NY awarded 7,216 degrees. The student population of Stony Brook University, NY is skewed towards women, with 12,850 male students and 12,884 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Stony Brook University, NY are White (2,948 and 49.1%), followed by Asian (1,278 and 21.3%), Hispanic or Latino (623 and 10.4%), and Unknown (561 and 9.34%).

The largest universities in Stony Brook University, NY by number of degrees awarded are Stony Brook University (7,216 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Stony Brook University, NY are General Health Services (498 and 6.9%), General Psychology (482 and 6.68%), and General Business Administration & Management (424 and 5.88%).

The median tuition costs in Stony Brook University, NY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,470 and $23,710 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 498 degrees awarded

  2. 454 degrees awarded

  3. 408 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Stony Brook University, NY was General Health Services with 498 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Stony Brook University, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

7,216 degrees awarded

$6,470

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Stony Brook University, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Stony Brook University with 7,216 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,363

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,853

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,363 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Stony Brook University, NY, which is 0.873 times less than the 3,853 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,948 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,278 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    623 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Stony Brook University, NY were to White students. These 2,948 degrees mean that there were 2.31 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,278 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stony Brook University, NY was $578,100 in 2017, which is 2.66 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $362,500 to $578,100, a 59.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Stony Brook University, NY is 90.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Stony Brook University, NY have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they commute by Walked. Car ownership in Stony Brook University, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$155,179

Median Household Income

± $67,372

21

Number of Households

± 54

In 2017, the median household income of the 21 households in Stony Brook University, NY grew to $155,179 from the previous year's value of $145,703.

The following chart displays the households in Stony Brook University, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $150k - $200k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$578,100

2017 Median

± $344,844

$362,500

2016 Median

± $202,770

In 2017, the median property value in Stony Brook University, NY grew to to $578,100 from the previous year's value of $362,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Stony Brook University, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stony Brook University, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Stony Brook University, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stony Brook University, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

90.5%

2017 Homeownership

90.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 90.5% of the housing units in Stony Brook University, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 90.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Stony Brook University, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Stony Brook University, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Stony Brook University, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stony Brook University, NY have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.74% of the workforce in Stony Brook University, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Walked

    57.1%

  2. Drove Alone

    19.9%

  3. Public Transit

    11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Stony Brook University, NY was Walked, followed by those who Drove Alone and those who Public Transit.

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