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Suffolk County, New York QuickFacts

 
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   People QuickFactsSuffolk CountyNew York
Population definition and source info Population, 2013 estimate 1,499,73819,651,127
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 1,493,34619,378,105
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 0.4%1.4%
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 1,493,35019,378,102
Persons under 5 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013 5.4%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 22.6%21.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 14.9%14.4%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2013 50.8%51.5%
 
White alone, percent definition and source info White alone, percent, 2013 (a) 85.6%70.9%
Black or African American alone, percent definition and source info Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a) 8.2%17.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.6%1.0%
Asian alone, percent definition and source info Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a) 3.8%8.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent definition and source info Two or More Races, percent, 2013 1.7%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent definition and source info Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b) 17.7%18.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent definition and source info White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 70.1%57.2%
 
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent definition and source info Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012 93.1%88.7%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012 14.4%22.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 20.6%29.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 89.8%84.9%
Bachelor Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 32.6%32.8%
Veterans definition and source info Veterans, 2008-2012 87,284957,004
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 30.531.5
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2013 568,9438,126,026
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 80.1%54.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012 14.2%50.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $395,200$295,300
Households definition and source info Households, 2008-2012 496,3497,230,896
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.942.60
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars) definition and source info Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012 $36,819$32,104
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2008-2012 $87,778$57,683
Persons below poverty level, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012 6.1%14.9%
   Business QuickFactsSuffolk CountyNew York
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 48,205527,0011
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2012 549,9207,556,5211
Private nonfarm employment, percent change definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012 2.1%2.5%1
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2012 121,7911,612,106
 
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2007 159,6401,956,733
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 4.5%10.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.4%0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 4.3%10.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 S0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.1%9.9%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 27.0%30.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 19,089,722162,720,173
Merchant wholesaler sales definition and source info Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 38,208,940313,461,904
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 23,319,943230,718,065
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2007 $15,426$11,879
Accommodation and food services sales definition and source info Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,376,38239,813,499
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2012 1,06124,872
   Geography QuickFactsSuffolk CountyNew York
Land area in square miles definition and source info Land area in square miles, 2010 912.0547,126.40
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2010 1,637.4411.2
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 10336
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area 



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