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Stony Brook Hospital which officially changed its name in 2006 to Stony Brook University Medical Center to reflect its diversity of both inpatient and outpatient medical care, has been providing care, research, education and community service since 1980. Every year the center provides services to more than a half million patients and it's one of the largest hospitals on Long Island. Construction on the complex began in 1976 and three buildings were created: the Hospital, the Clinical Sciences Tower and the Basic Sciences Health Tower. The Health Sciences Center houses many research laboratories and classrooms.

If you're interested in moving to Stony Brook, NY, it's a good idea to research facts such as crime rates, quality of the schools, population and other demographic information, and cost of living indices as well as obtain general relocation information about the town. If you're a small town type of person, then Stony Brook might be just what you're looking for. That's not to say, however, that it's a quiet and unexciting place to live at; on the contrary, the busy lifestyle of students and professionals make Stony Brook a lively and interesting town, filled with art events, diverse cultures and recreational activities.

Here are some facts and statistics data to help you make a well-informed decision:

General Information about Stony Brook, NY
Near medium city: Brentwood, New York (11 miles)
Nearest large city: New York, New York (45 miles)
County: Suffolk
Metro Area: Nassau - Suffolk
Zip Codes: 11790, 11794
Phone Area Code: 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings: The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude: 40.926
Longitude: -73.14

Population in July 2007: 14,011
Median resident age: 38 years
Foreign born population: 1,464
Estimated median household income in 2007: $115,044
Estimated median house or condo value in 2007: $580,798
Average household size: 2.9 people
Total Number of Households: 4,822
Family Households: 3,718

Races in Stony Brook:
  • White Non-Hispanic (89.8%)
  • Chinese (3.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.6%)

  • Schools
    Public elementary/middle school in Stony Brook: William Sidney Mount School (Students: 909)
    Public high school in Stony Brook: Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School (Students: 933)

    Crime Risk
    Total Crime Risk: 0.19 (The National Average is designated 1.0 - A value of 2.0 represents twice as much risk while a value of 0.5 represents half as much risk.)

    Average July High Temperature: 84.1° F
    Average January Low Temperature: 24.5° F
    Air Pollution Index: 106% of National Average

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