Brightwaters, New York
official_name = Brightwaters, New York
settlement_type = Village
mapsize = 250px
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Suffolk
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 2.7
area_land_km2 = 2.5
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 1.0
area_land_sq_mi = 1.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 3248
population_density_km2 = 1273.8
population_density_sq_mi = 3299.2
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 7
elevation_ft = 23
latd = 40 |latm = 43 |lats = 17 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 15 |longs = 57 |longEW = W
postal_code = 11718
area_code = 631
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 36-08323
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0975774
website = [http://www.brightwaters.org/ Brightwaters.org]
Brightwaters is a village in western Suffolk County,
New York, United States. The population was 3,248 at the 2000 census. Brightwaters is a suburb of New York City.
The Village of Brightwaters is in southwest part of the Town of Islip.
Brightwaters is located at coor dms|40|43|17|N|73|15|57|W|city (40.721442, -73.265869)GR|1. It contains Wohseepee Park and the Brightwaters Canal. Also there are four lakes next to Montauk Highway, and the businesses are located at the intersection of Windsor Avenue and Orinoco.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (3.88%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,248 people, 1,127 households, and 912 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 3,299.2 people per square mile (1,279.7/km²). There were 1,144 housing units at an average density of 1,162.0/sq mi (450.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.23% White, 1.57% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.06% of the population.
There were 1,127 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.8% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family hi size was 3.20.
In the village the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $88,556, and the median income for a family was $102,986. Males had a median income of $60,035 versus $49,107 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $36,693. About 0.8% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Brightwaters is an affluent location with the median family income over 100,000 dollars per year.
Rick Lazioresides in Brightwaters.
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