Income/capita 17%
Household income 73%
Unemployment 16%
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IndexCentereachNew YorkNational
Income per capita$34,830$34,212$29,829
Median household income$95,866$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$108,427$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,271$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$52,279$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$35,813$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.8%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Centereach is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Centereach is 73% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Centereach is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Centereach is 62% lower than the national average

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      Centereach median earnings by income bracket

      Centereach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.6%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector9.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.7%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%15.3%
      Public administration5.8%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%1.6%
      Education, health & social services10.2%46.7%

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      Belle Terre, NY725$220,536298.6%
      Old Field, NY849$209,583278.8%
      Nissequogue, NY1,536$186,111236.4%
      Poquott, NY868$160,938190.9%
      Head of the Harbor, NY1,348$147,083165.9%
      Centereach, NY32,157$95,86673.3%

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      Westmont, CA32,147$29,26247.1%
      Pullman, WA32,176$27,83149.7%
      North Olmsted, OH32,108$61,44411.1%
      Farmers Branch, TX32,211$61,25510.7%
      Laramie, WY32,096$40,24027.3%
      Centereach, NY32,157$95,86673.3%
      Source: The Centereach, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).