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grade B+
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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Suffolk County is located in New York with a population of 1,483,832. In Suffolk County, most residents own their homes. In Suffolk County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Suffolk County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Suffolk County are highly rated.

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Population
1,483,832

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$397,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,742
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Suffolk County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    60.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    16
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    139.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    962
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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