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Centereach

Centereach, New York

  •   State: 
    New York
      County: 
    Suffolk County
      City: 
    Centereach
      County FIPS: 
    36103
      Coordinates: 
    40°51′36.3″N 73°4′57.6″W
      Area total: 
    8.92 sq mi (23.10 km²)
      Area land: 
    8.92 sq mi (23.10 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    309 ft (94 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    40,8684
      Longitude: 
    -73,0821
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    11720
      GMAP: 

    Centereach, Suffolk County, New York, United States

  •   Population: 
    17,677
      Population density: 
    3,473.87 residents per square mile of area (1,341.34/km²)
      Household income: 
    $88,010
      Households: 
    8,488
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.63%
      Income taxes: 
    6.85%

Centereach is a hamlet and census-designated place in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 31,578 at the 2010 census. The name Centereach reflects the centrality of the hamlet's location on Long Island, literally meaning "center reached" As of 2009, the median home price was $335,000. New construction in the area has resulted in an influx of residents with a higher median income. New York State Route 25 (Middle Country Road) passes through the community and is the primary commercial thoroughfare. The community borders East Setauket, Terryville, Selden, Farmingville, Holtsville, Lake Ronkonkoma, Lake Grove and Stony Brook. The CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²), all land. In 1998, the first single-point urban interchange in New York state was opened at Middle Country Road and Nicolls Road, at the corner of Middle Country and Nicoll's roads. In 2000, there were 27,285 people, 8,176 households, and 6,998 families residing in the CDP. As of the census of 2000, the population was 75.36% White, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.08%, 4.18% Native American, 2.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, and 1.42% from two or more races. There were 8,329 housing units at an average density of 1,046.8/sq mi (404.0/km²) The median income for a household in theCDP was $86,445.

History

Centereach is the primary city name, but also S Setauket, South Setauket are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Centereach, New York. Centereach was first called West Middle Island, but primarily became known as New Village until the early 20th century. When it was discovered that another village shared the same name, the name was changed to Centereach in 1916. The name reflects the centrality of the hamlet's location on Long Island, literally meaning "center reached". The population in 1940 was only 628, but the area had grown to nearly 20,000 residents by 1970. As of 2009, the median home price was $335,000. In 1998, the first single-point urban interchange in New York State was opened in Centereaches. The two earliest suburban developments, which began in the early 1950s, were Dawn Estates and Eastwood Village. The area has experienced a construction boom in the past decade. New construction in the area has resulted in an influx of residents with a higher median income. In the past year, there has been an increase in the number of people who live in the Centereacher area with a bachelor's degree or higher. There has been a decrease in the percentage of residents who live below the federal poverty line. There have been no deaths in the last year, but there have been a number of deaths in recent years, including a car crash in 2007. There are no children living in the community, and there are no pregnant women in the town. The town has a population of 2,000, with a median household income of $35,500.

Geography

New York State Route 25 (Middle Country Road) passes through the community.Centereach borders East Setauket, Terryville, Selden, Farmingville, Holtsville and Lake Ronkonkoma, Lake Grove and Stony Brook on Long Island.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²), all land. The community has a population of 1,788. The CDP is located in the eastern part of Long Island, on the eastern edge of the town of Farmingville. It is located on the East River, which runs through the center of the community and connects to the towns of East Hampton and Farmingville on the opposite side of the river. It also borders the villages of Terryville and Holbrook on the west. The town of Holbrook is on the east side, and the village of SeldEN on the north side. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Centereach is 1,838. The area has a land area of eight square miles, or 22.6 kilometers, all of which is land. It has a water supply of one inch (2.5 mm) and an estimated 1.5 inches (4.5 centimeters) of water. The village has an area of one mile (1.4 km) in length. The population of the village is 2,744 (1,856 feet) according to the 2010 Census.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 27,285 people, 8,176 households, and 6,998 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,429.4 per square mile (1,323.5/km²). There were 8,329 housing units at an average density of 1,046.8/sq mi (404.0/km 2) The racial makeup of the CPD was 75.36% White, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.08%, 4.98% African American, 0.18% Native American, 2.17% Asian, 1.01% Pacific Islander, and 1.42% from two or more races. The average household size was 3.27 and the average family size was3.49. The median income for a household in theCDP was $86,445, and the median family income was $92,178 as of a 2007 estimate. About 3.7% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty threshold, including 4.6 of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for the C DP was $23,197. For every 100 females aged 18 and over, there are 95.2 males. The CDP is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey via the N.J. Turnpikes. The N.C. TurnPike is one of the busiest highways in the state.

Schools

Centereach High School is located in the Hamlet of South Setauket that shares a zip code with Centereach. Three Village Central School District - serves the Hamlets of South setauket and Three Village. The town of Three Village has a population of about 2,000 people. The city's schools are located in three school districts: Middle Country, Sachem, and Three Villages. The school district's name is Middle Country Central. The district's motto is: "Middle Country,Sachem, Third Village. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of all of our children" The town's high school is named after the town's founder, William Middle Country. The middle school is called Three Village High School. The high school has a name that means "Three Village, the Village of Three Villagers. It is also known as Three Village Middle School or "Tri-Village High School" The middle and high school are called "Dawnwood Middle School" and "Twilight Middle School". The town has a high school named after a former mayor of the town, who was killed in a car accident in the 1950s. It has a middle school named for a local resident, who died in the 1970s. The community has a number of elementary schools named for local residents, including the town hall and the high school. The village's name means "The Village of the Village", which means "the Village of The Village of Two Villages".

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York = 31.3. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Centereach = 3.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 17,677 individuals with a median age of 37.9 age the population grows by 2.24% in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 3,473.87 residents per square mile of area (1,341.34/km²). There are average 3.22 people per household in the 8,488 households with an average household income of $88,010 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.30% of the available work force and has dropped -3.67% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 25.36%. The number of physicians in Centereach per 100,000 population = 248.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Centereach = 46.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 20.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 118. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 209. 82 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 48, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York which are owned by the occupant = 86.40%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 41 years with median home cost = $308,980 and home appreciation of -5.08%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $26.26 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $8,938 per student. There are 16.6 students for each teacher in the school, 936 students for each Librarian and 525 students for each Counselor. 8.26% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.72% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 8.44% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Centereach's population in Suffolk County, New York of 6,213 residents in 1900 has increased 2,85-fold to 17,677 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.13% female residents and 49.87% male residents live in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York.

    As of 2020 in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York are married and the remaining 37.39% are single population.

  • 32.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Centereach require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.62% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.23% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 5.01% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.92% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York, 86.40% are owner-occupied homes, another 11.66% are rented apartments, and the remaining 1.94% are vacant.

  • The 65.41% of the population in Centereach, Suffolk County, New York who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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