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Stony Brook is a
census-designated place) located in the
Town of Brookhaven in
Suffolk County, New York, which is on
North Shore of
Long Island. The population was 13,727
at the 2000 census.
Located on the picturesque
North Shore of Long Island, the area is
home to, among other things, the
State University of New York at Stony Brook,
Stony Brook School, and "Stony Brook
Village." The history of the unincorporated
"village" has been closely linked to that of
Ward Melville, a local businessman who
at one point owned much of what is still
sometimes called the "Three Villages"
(consisting of Stony Brook, the hamlet of
Setauket, and the
incorporated village of
Old Field). The Melville-created
Three Village Central School District
today serves all three communities. See the
Ward Melville Heritage Organization for
Stony Brook is located at
/ 40.90639; -73.12833
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has
a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.0 kmē),
of which, 5.7 square miles (14.9 kmē) of it
is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 kmē) of it
(6.97%) is water.
As of the
census of 2000, there were
13,727 people, 4,758 households, and
3,787 families residing in the CDP.
population density was 2,390.5
per square mile (923.3/kmē). There
were 4,970 housing units at an
average density of 865.5/sq mi
(334.3/kmē). The racial makeup of
the CDP was 91.82%
African American, 0.04%
Native American, 5.70%
Pacific Islander, 0.25% from
other races, and 0.94% from two
or more races.
Latino of any race were 2.43% of
The median income for a household in
the CDP was $90,009, and the median
income for a family was $95,567.
Males had a median income of $68,400
versus $41,770 for females. The
per capita income for the CDP
was $35,247. About 1.9% of families
and 2.9% of the population were
poverty line, including 1.9% of
those under age 18 and 2.9% of those
age 65 or over.
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