While Islip enjoys a comfortable, suburban lifestyle, rich in cultural and recreational resources, we’re by no means a small town. Our affluent population is larger than that of Pittsburgh or St. Louis, and includes a highly skilled and educated workforce. Whether your business is retail, wholesale, white collar or manufacturing, Islip is an excellent location for doing business.

Social Characteristics  
 EstimatePercent
Avg Household Size 3.18 (x)
Avg Family Size 3.58 (x)
Population 25 years and older 213,143 (x)
High School Degree or Higher (x) 85%
Bachelors Degree or Higher (x) 25%
Civilian Veterans (civilian population 18 years and older) 21,360 8.8%
Disability Status (population 5 years and older) 37,279 12.3%
Foreign born 56, 067 17.2
Male, now married, except separated (population 15 years and older) 69,071 55.4%
Female, now married, except separated (population 15 years and older) 64,271 48.3%
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and older) 77,266 25.4%
Household Population 322,582 (x)
Economic Characteristics  
 EstimatePercent
In Labor Force (population 16 and older) 170,704 67.3%
Mean travel time to work (workers 16 years and older) 27.3 (x)
Median household income (in 2006 inflation-adjusted dollars) 74,991 (x)
Median family income (in 2006 inflation adjusted dollars) 82,190 (x)
Per capita income (in 2006 inflation-adjusted dollars) 29,165 (x)
Families below poverty level (x) 4.1%
Individuals below poverty level (x) 6.4%
Housing Characteristics  
 EstimatePercent
Total housing units 107,162 (x)
Occupied housing units 101,392 (x)
Owner-occupied housing units 79,657 (x)
Renter-occupied housing units 21,735 85%
Vacant housing units 5,770 25%
Owner-occupied homes 79,657 8.8%
Median value (dollars) 422,400 12.3%
Median of selected monthly owner costs with a mortgage (dollars) 2,434 55.4%
Median of selected monthly owner costs not mortgaged (dollars) 939 48.3%
ACS Demographic Estimates  
 EstimatePercent
Total population 326,506 49.1%
Male 160,252 50.9%
Female 166,254 (x)
Median Age (years) 37.2 6.9%
Under 5 years 22,661 74.8%
18 years and over 244,102 10.9%
65 years and over 35,509 97.9%
One race 319,781 78.3%
White 255,682 9.5%
Black or African American 31,123 55.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,342 0.4%
Asian 8,227 2.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
Some other race 23,407 7.2%
Two or more races 6,725 2.1%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 77,957 23.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau