Stony Brook employment information

IndexStony BrookNew YorkNational
Income per capita$56,013$32,829$28,555
Median household income$139,674$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$147,986$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,750$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$86,733$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$40,972$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.0%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level4.9%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Stony Brook is 96% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Stony Brook is 161% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Stony Brook is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Stony Brook is 69% lower than the national average.

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Stony Brook median earnings by income bracket

Stony Brook employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.7%1.4%
Manufacturing sector8.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.4%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%10.0%
Public administration7.2%6.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.3%
Education, health & social services26.8%51.9%

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Shoreham, NY468$152,500185%
Westport, CT27,055$151,771184%
Stony Brook, NY13,936$139,674161%

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Gonzalez, FL13,936$62,85718%
Whitehall, PA13,931$56,1965%
Collingswood, NJ13,929$59,70512%
Morris, IL13,929$57,7968%
Olivehurst, CA13,928$43,04420%
Stony Brook, NY13,936$139,674161%
Source: The Stony Brook, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.