Stony Brook employment information

IndexStony BrookNew YorkNational
Income per capita$51,620$34,212$29,829
Median household income$122,800$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$125,875$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$81,715$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$46,055$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.6%15.5%15.1%
The Stony Brook, NY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Stony Brook is $51,620, which is 51% higher than than the New York average and 73% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $122,800, which is 102% higher than than the New York average and 122% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Stony Brook is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Stony Brook is 7% which is 56% lower than than the national average.

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$81,858$122,800$245,600
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
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$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Stony Brook is 73% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Stony Brook is 122% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Stony Brook is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Stony Brook is 56% lower than the national average.

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Stony Brook median earnings by income bracket

Stony Brook employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.2%1.2%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.1%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%8.3%
Public administration5.1%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.8%
Education, health & social services30.0%52.3%
Other26.6%23.9%

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Huntington Bay, NY1,516$167,396203%
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Stony Brook, NY13,437$122,800122%

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Hot Springs Village, AR13,443$53,3814%
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Greenwich, CT13,429$85,74555%
Piney Green, NC13,427$43,85921%
Stony Brook, NY13,437$122,800122%
Source: The Stony Brook, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).