Stony Brook University CDP, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stony Brook University CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The Stony Brook University Census Designated Place had a population of 9,022 as of July 1, 2017. Stony Brook University CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stony Brook University CDP is located at latitude 40.9099 and longitude -73.1215 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Stony Brook University Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Stony Brook University Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611713) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Stony Brook University Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stony Brook University CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Stony Brook University CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,022
Daytime Population: Workers 32,728
Daytime Population: Residents 6,411
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 4.34
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 87
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,926
Population Density2 5,312
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $13,500
Average Household Income $18,948
Per Capita Income $4,074


Total Housing Units 26 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (88.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $553,571
Average Home Value $569,118


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 3.69
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.01%

Stony Brook University CDP, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stony Brook University CDP to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 208 83rd
Population Density # 129 89th
Diversity Index # 98 92nd
Median Household Income # 1194 0th
Per Capita Income # 1196 0th

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