Stony Brook Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Stony Brook Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
13,827

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.6%
5 - 17:
16.6%
18 - 24:
7.8%
25 - 34:
8.8%
35 - 54:
25.8%
55 - 64:
13.3%
Over 65 Years:
23.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.0%
6.0%
High School Graduates
97.9%
97.9%
College Graduated
65.6%
65.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Stony Brook
$59,986
$59,986
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Stony Brook
$120,476
$120,476
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.0%

Employment Industries in Stony Brook

 
Education
23.0%
23.0%
Healthcare
14.5%
14.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.9%
11.9%
Retail
9.4%
9.4%
Accommodation
6.0%
6.0%
Manufacturing
4.7%
4.7%
Finance
4.6%
4.6%
Public Service
3.9%
3.9%
Other
3.3%
3.3%
Construction
3.2%
3.2%
Transportation
3.0%
3.0%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
Information Technology
2.4%
2.4%
Utilities
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
81.6%
81.6%
Asian
9.4%
9.4%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.0%
6.0%
Black or African American
1.9%
1.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.1%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
26.7%
26.7%
Irish
20.6%
20.6%
German
18.7%
18.7%
English
6.5%
6.5%
Polish
4.8%
4.8%
Russian
3.4%
3.4%
French
2.6%
2.6%
Hungarian
2.3%
2.3%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Eastern European
1.3%
1.3%
Greek
1.1%
1.1%
Scottish
1.1%
1.1%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
0.9%
0.9%
Israeli
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Austrian
0.6%
0.6%
Northern European
0.6%
0.6%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Lithuanian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.7%
84.7%
Chinese
4.3%
4.3%
Spanish
3.1%
3.1%
French
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
French Creole
0.8%
0.8%
German/Yiddish
0.6%
0.6%
Italian
0.6%
0.6%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Scandinavian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Stony Brook Residents:
13.6%