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Stony Brook is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Stony Brook is 40.925N. The longitude is -73.141W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,727.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stony Brook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11790 ZIP code.
15% of Stony Brook residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stony Brook ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stony Brook was $35,247, compared with $21,587 nationally.
55% of Stony Brook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stony Brook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,246. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,892.
Newspapers in Stony Brook include Village Times Herald
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stony Brook political report.
The average commute time for Stony Brook workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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