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Income/capita 48%
Household income 111%
Unemployment 39%
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IndexEast IslipNew YorkNational
Income per capita$44,177$34,212$29,829
Median household income$116,487$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$124,727$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,578$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$67,937$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$41,516$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Islip is 48% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in East Islip is 111% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Islip is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Islip is 55% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $77,650$116,487$232,974
      City
      $40,489$60,741$121,482
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      East Islip median earnings by income bracket

      East Islip employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.5%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.8%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%13.4%
      Public administration8.1%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%4.9%
      Education, health & social services17.2%48.6%
      Other26.6%13.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lloyd Harbor, NY3,696$223,036303.2%
      Nissequogue, NY1,536$186,111236.4%
      Huntington Bay, NY1,516$167,396202.6%
      Cold Spring Harbor, NY5,055$162,750194.2%
      Asharoken, NY486$153,750177.9%
      East Islip, NY13,853$116,487110.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brookside, DE13,853$57,0573.1%
      Gravenhurst, ON13,853n/a 
      Azalea Park, FL13,848$37,86531.6%
      Auburn, CA13,858$54,2272.0%
      Hickory Hills, IL13,858$61,70811.5%
      East Islip, NY13,853$116,487110.6%
      Source: The East Islip, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).