Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes
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Population (year 2000): 27,285
Males: 13,538 (49.6%), Females: 13,747 (50.4%)
Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $67,832 (year 2000)
Median house value: $159,100 (year 2000)
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Races in Centereach:
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
- White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
- Hispanic (7.1%)
- Black (2.0%)
- Two or more races (1.4%)
- Other race (1.4%)
- Chinese (1.0%)
- Asian Indian (0.9%)
- Filipino (0.6%)
Ancestries: Italian (36.6%), Irish (24.7%), German (19.0%), Polish (6.5%), English (4.4%), United States (3.0%).
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Land area: 8.0 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Centereach
- High school or higher: 87.7%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
- Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
- Unemployed: 3.8%
- Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Centereach CDP
- Never married: 26.1%
- Now married: 60.5%
- Separated: 1.9%
- Widowed: 5.2%
- Divorced: 6.3%
9.2% Foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.8% Latin America, 2.6% Asia).
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Smithtown, (9.3 miles pop. 115,715).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (13.0 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (58.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: NY (2.3 miles Selden, Grove, NY (2.7 miles Lake NY (3.2 miles Terryville, NY (3.3 miles Farmingville, Ronkonkoma, NY (3.7 miles Lake Jefferson Station, NY (3.8 miles Port Brook, NY Stony (4.0 miles Setauket, NY Setauket-East (4.3 miles
Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 73.08 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 631
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Retail trade (14.1%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,313 (-30.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,383 (10.4%)
Average climate in Centereach, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Centereach-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Centereach city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 7/10/1989, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center injured one person.
Birthplace of: Juan Diego Palacios - College basketball player (Louisville Cardinals).
Hospitals/medical centers near Centereach:
- JOHN T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; PORT JEFFERSON, NY)
- ST CHARLES HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; PORT JEFFERSON, NY)
- BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; PATCHOGUE, NY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Centereach:
- LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR (about 7 miles; ISLIP, NY; ID: ISP)
- IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 20 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
- REPUBLIC (about 25 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Centereach:
- BAYPORT AERODROME (about 9 miles; BAYPORT, NY; ID: 23N)
- BROOKHAVEN (about 17 miles; SHIRLEY, NY; ID: HWV)
- LUFKER (about 24 miles; EAST MORICHES, NY; ID: O00)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centereach:
- SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-AMMERMAN CAMPUS (about 3 miles; SELDEN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
- SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE-SUFFOLK CAMPUS (about 9 miles; PATCHOGUE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,617)
- DOWLING COLLEGE (about 10 miles; OAKDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,747)
- SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-WESTERN CAMPUS (about 13 miles; BRENTWOOD, NY; FT enrollment: 3,485)
- FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
- SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,120)
- SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 27 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,831)
Public high school in Centereach:
- CENTEREACH HS (Students: 1,665; Location: 14 43RD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Centereach:
- OUR SAVIOR NEW AMERICAN SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: 140 MARK TREE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Centereach:
- DAWNWOOD MS (Students: 1,380; Location: 10 43RD ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
- SELDEN MS (Students: 1,335; Location: 22 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
- UNITY DRIVE PRE-K CTR (Students: 677; Location: 11 UNITY DR; Grades: PK - KG)
- JERICHO ES (Students: 544; Location: 34 N COLEMAN RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
- OXHEAD ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 144 OXHEAD RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
- HOLBROOK ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 170 HOLBROOK RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
- NORTH COLEMAN ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 197 N COLEMAN RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
Library in Centereach:
- MIDDLE COUNTRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,226,352; Location: 101 EASTWOOD BOULEVARD; 399,175 books; 15,714 audio materials; 62,025 video materials; 1,835 serial subscriptions)
Church in Centereach: Our Savior Church (A).
Centereach compared to New York state average:
- Median household income above state average.
- Median house value above state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
- Renting percentage significantly below state average.
- Number of rooms per house above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Centereach:
- WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
- WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
- WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
- WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
- WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
- WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
- WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
- WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
- WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Centereach:
- WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- WUSB (90.1 FM; STONY BROOK, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
- W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
- WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- WSHR (91.9 FM; LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY; Owner: SACHEM CENTRAL SCH DIST HOLBROOK)
- WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
- WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
- WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
- WXXP (105.3 FM; CALVERTON-ROANOKE, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING CO. OF CALVERTON, INC)
- WRCN-FM (103.9 FM; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
- WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
- WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
- W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
- WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
- WBAB (102.3 FM; BABYLON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Centereach:
- WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
- WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
- W26CE (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
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