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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River See Local Real Estate
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City: Stony Brook
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Stony Brook


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Stony Brook is 3.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Stony Brook jobs have Increased by 1.76 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Stony Brook's cost of living is 39.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Stony Brook's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Stony Brook's population is 13,936 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.53 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Stony Brook is $371,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.82%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Stony Brook public schools spend $23,899 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Stony Brook. Learn more...

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  3/13/2010
Love it here except for the price and the winters

PROS: Close to the water, very picturesque, hilly and not flat like much of Long Island. High quality of life, low crime rate, clean, hometown feeling. Community... (Read More)

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  5/30/2006
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  4/6/2006
Ph. D IN Stony Brook univ

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