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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWest IslipNew YorkNational
Income per capita$50,702$34,212$29,829
Median household income$132,415$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$136,645$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$74,625$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$62,833$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$49,724$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level3.4%15.5%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Islip is 70% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Islip is 139% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Islip is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Islip is 78% lower than the national average

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      $88,267 $132,415 $264,830
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      West Islip median earnings by income bracket

      West Islip employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%11.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.6%5.6%
      Financial & insurance services10.6%10.6%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%15.5%
      Public administration8.6%8.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%11.4%
      Education, health & social services13.3%13.3%

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      Mill Neck, NY1,178$217,917293.9%
      West Islip, NY26,614$132,415139.4%

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      West Islip, NY26,614$132,415139.4%
      Source: The West Islip, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).