Stony Brook University, New York Population 2024

8,936

Stony Brook University is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Stony Brook University has a 2024 population of 8,936. Stony Brook University is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,574 in 2020.

The average household income in Stony Brook University is $0 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Stony Brook University is 20 years, 20.3 years for males, and 19.8 years for females.

Stony Brook University Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stony Brook University was:

  • Asian: 45.12%
  • White: 35.97%
  • Black or African American: 10.74%
  • Two or more races: 5.21%
  • Other race: 2.65%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,419.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.22% (362)
The current population of Stony Brook University, New York is 8,936 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,574.

Stony Brook University, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian3,95045.12%
White3,14935.97%
Black or African American94010.74%
Two or more races4565.21%
Other race2322.65%
Native American280.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Asian

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Stony Brook University Population by Race

Stony Brook University Population Pyramid 2024

Stony Brook University Median Age

20

Total

20.3

Male

19.8

Female

Stony Brook University Adults

There are 8,589 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Stony Brook University.

Stony Brook University Age Dependency

5.6

Age Dependency Ratio

3.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

2

Child Dependency Ratio

Stony Brook University Sex Ratio

Female4,29649.07%
Male4,45950.93%

Stony Brook University Population by Age

Stony Brook University Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All0000
Married0000
Male0000
Female0000
Non Family0000

0

Average Family Size

0

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stony Brook University Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade141.68%
9th to 12th Grade293.48%
High School Graduate16419.69%
Some College10112.12%
Associates Degree829.84%
Bachelors Degree24529.41%
Graduate Degree19823.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Stony Brook University Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stony Brook University Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White418381121
Asian331331288
Black464022
Hispanic32326
Other Race13136
2+ Races13136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.01%.

Stony Brook University Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$21,530$21,268$31,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$21,365$21,304$0
Graduate Degree$32,204$30,820$38,235

$21,530

Average Earnings

$21,268

Average Male

$31,875

Average Female

Stony Brook University Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stony Brook University Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stony Brook University Language

44.03% of Stony Brook University residents speak only English, while 55.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 28.74% of the population.

Stony Brook University Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Stony Brook University Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Stony Brook University Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stony Brook University Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households--
Families--
Married Families--
Non Families--

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stony Brook University Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

1.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

2.7%

Male Marriage Rate

0.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Stony Brook University Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stony Brook University Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Stony Brook University Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stony Brook University Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

250

Number of Veterans

240

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea93
Vietnam86
World War II42
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War0

Stony Brook University Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+203
65 to 7443
35 to 544
18 to 340
55 to 640

Stony Brook University Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2397.62%
Other Race73.11%
Hispanic70.77%
Black40.45%

Stony Brook University Veterans by Race

Stony Brook University Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stony Brook University Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.6%

Labor Force Participation

31.1%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Stony Brook University Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stony Brook University Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stony Brook University Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.15%

Born in Stony Brook University

72.4%

Native Born

27.6%

Foreign Born

19.28%

Non Citizen

8.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.4% of Stony Brook University residents were born in the United States, with 59.15% having been born in New York. 19.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Stony Brook University Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,936911.03%
20238,845901.03%
20228,755-113-1.27%
20218,8682943.43%
20208,574-369-4.13%
20198,94350.06%
20188,938-121-1.34%
20179,059-91-0.99%
20169,150490.54%
20159,1011041.16%
20148,9974455.2%
20138,552-107-1.24%
20128,6595126.28%
20118,147-1,069-11.6%
20109,21600%

Stony Brook University Population by Year