Port Jefferson Station, Long Island
Port Jefferson Station is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Majority of its shops, businesses, and restaurants can be found along Nesconset Highway and Route 112.
As of the 2010 census, there were 7,838 people (up from 7,527 in 2000), 2,789 households, and 1,976 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,218 and the median income for a family was $83,854. Males had a median income of $67,466 and only $32,571 for females. The land area of Port Jefferson Station is 2.64 square miles with a population density of 2849 people per square mile. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 170 feet.
Port Jefferson Station was named after the train station of the same name. The former and merged name includes Echo. The train tracks mark the northern boundary between Port Jefferson Station and Port Jefferson. The area is a truly unique location for its natural resources combined with the friendly people who live and work there.
The residents, government, and professionals are helping each other and allows for the ability to handle the increased demands of the growing community. As the population gradually increases, the need and opportunity for corollary business and professional services increase.
The racial-makeup of Port Jefferson Station comprises of 88.42% White, 2.23% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.76% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.61% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Port Jefferson Station is primarily served by the Comsewogue School District, although some of its parts are covered by the Mount Sinai School District as well as the Middle Country Central School District. The Learning Center helps students get better grades and improve their learning skills. Club Scout Pack 339 is also based in Port Jefferson Station which provides extra-curricular avenues for self-development of children.
According to a 2007 survey, there were no registered sex offenders in the area making it a safe to live. Port Jefferson Station is much known for its shops, restaurants, and ferry service to Connecticut. The community has nearby public golf course that includes Heatherwood Golf Club located on Nesconset Highway in Centereach.
Port Jefferson Station has several Houses of Worship including 5 Churches of Baptist, Methodist, and other denominations. Spiritual support by way of religious services and counsel are very rich in their neighborhoods with different values. Surrounded by some of the most beautiful and prestigious homes on Long Island; a stroll down of tree-lined streets and different house styles. It features ranches, high-ranches, Capes, split-levels and Colonials with very affordable rates. Home price starts at $250,000 up to $950,000 on high-end houses.