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Commack

  •   State: 
    New York
      County: 
    Suffolk County
      City: 
    Commack
      County FIPS: 
    36103
      Coordinates: 
    40°50′42″N 73°17′0″W
      Area total: 
    12.25 sq mi (31.72 km²)
      Area land: 
    12.25 sq mi (31.72 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    131 ft (40 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    40,8402
      Longitude: 
    -73,2813
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    11725
      GMAP: 

    Commack, Suffolk County, New York, United States

  •   Population: 
    4,775
      Population density: 
    2,983.02 residents per square mile of area (1,151.71/km²)
      Household income: 
    $109,284
      Households: 
    11,455
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.63%
      Income taxes: 
    6.85%

Commack (KOH-mak) is a hamlet and census designated place (CDP) that roughly corresponds to the hamlet by the same name in the towns of Huntington and Smithtown. The name "Commack" comes from the Secatogue Native American tribe who lived on the South Shore of Long Island between Copiague and Bayport. The American Basketball Association's New York Nets, later the New Jersey Nets, and now the Brooklyn Nets, played their second season (196869) at the Long Island Arena in Commack. Musician Peter Frampton recorded some tracks for the album Frampton Comes Alive! during a concert at the arena. Commack is home to the oldest Methodist Church building in New York state, the Commack Methodist Church, built in 1789 as the Comac Church. The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is located in the Suffolk Y Community Center. The Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016. The Long Island Expressway, the Northern State Parkway, the Sunken Meadow State Parkway and the at-grade Jericho Turnpike all pass through the CDP. The CDP has a total area of 12.0 square miles (31.0 km²) according to the U.S. Census Bureau, all land. According to Census Bureau estimates for 2009-2011, the median income for a household in theCDP was $102,008, and the medianincome for a family was $114,866. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

History

The name "Commack" comes from the Secatogue Native American tribe who lived on the South Shore of Long Island between Copiague and Bayport. The name may have been inspired because of the area's flat lands with rich soil, and thick oak forests abounding with plants and wildlife. From its earliest days, Commack or originally spelled as Comac was known for its fertile soil which made it the perfect land for farming. Today all of Commack is settled and suburbanized and, like most unincorporated areas, does not have a true, walkable downtown or "Main Street" The name Commack means "pleasant lands" or "pleasant land" in the local dialect. The town was originally called Winnecomac which means " pleasant lands" and later "Comac" which meant "frivolous lands" The town is located on Long Island's South Shore and was originally known as "Winnecomacs" and then as "Comack" and finally as "Commacks" It is now a suburb of New York City and has a population of about 3,000 people. It is located in the northern part of the Long Island Peninsula. The community is located near the northern tip of the island and is known as the "North Shore" area. It was once the center of a Native American community called the "Secatogue" tribe which lived in the area. The Secatogos called their northern lands in thecenter of the Island Winne comac or "Pleasant lands" which means 'pleasant lands'.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.0 square miles (31.0 km²), all land. The CDP is located in the eastern part of the town of Laredo, Texas. The town has a population of 1,788. The U.N. World Heritage Center is in the town and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located on the border of Texas and New Mexico, and is on the Texas-New Mexico state line. The city's population is 1,872. It has a land area of 12.0 square miles (31 km²) and a population density of 1,769.0 per square mile (1,869.7 per km²) The town's population was 1,638 in 2010, and 1,902 in 2012. The United States Census Bureau estimates the town's total area is 12.3 square miles (31.0 sq m) and its population is 2,874.0. It was the site of the 18th largest city in the United States, before the city was annexed by Texas in the 1950s and 1960s. The community's population has declined since the 1970s and 1980s, when it was at its peak of 2,744 people. The population has fallen to about 1,700 people in the 2010 Census, down from 1,800 in the 1990s.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 36,124 people, 11,907 households, and 9,895 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,010.3 per square mile (1,165.3/km²). There were 12,138 housing units at an average density of 1,011.5/sq mi (391.5-km²) The median income for a household was $102,008, and the median family income was $114,866. About 2.1% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 5.0% ofThose age 65 or over. The CDP is home to the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and Alaska State University. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a training center in the area, which opened in 2007. It is the largest U.N. base in Alaska, with more than 2,000 troops. The city is also home to a number of Native American tribes, including the Alaska Native Alaskans and the Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islanders. The town's name comes from a Native American tribe, which was once called the "Alaskan Alaskan" or "Alaska Native" It is also the name of a tribe that was once part of the state, but is now a state of its own. It was the site of the U.A.E. training center for the Alaska National Guard.

Transportation

Commack is served by four major thoroughfares: the Long Island Expressway, the Northern State Parkway, the Sunken Meadow State Parkway and the at-grade Jericho Turnpike. It also includes the historic Long Island Motor Parkway, which itself included the spur to NY 25 that later became Harned Road. It is located on Long Island's East Coast. The town is home to the New York State College of Art and Design, which offers classes on art, design and culture. It was founded in 1872 and was named after the town's founder, William "Bill" Curnow. It has a population of about 2,000. The city is also home to one of the nation's busiest airports, New York City's LaGuardia Airport, with a capacity of more than 100,000 vehicles a day. The Long Island River runs through the town, leading to the East River, which runs through Commack and into Long Island City. It's also the site of one of New York's most popular tourist attractions, the Port of Long Island, with more than 1,000,000 visitors a year, according to the city's tourism board. The village also has a thriving nightlife, with many bars, restaurants and nightclubs, including a popular nightlife hotspot called the Ritz-Carlton, which opened in the 1970s and 1980s. The area's only public library is the Sagaponack Library, which is open to the public on weekends.

Landmarks

Commack is home to the oldest Methodist Church building in New York state, the Commack Methodist Church, built in 1789 as the Comac Church. The New York Nets, later the New Jersey Nets, and now the Brooklyn Nets, played their second season (196869) at the Long Island Arena in Commack. Musician Peter Frampton recorded some tracks for the album Frampton Comes Alive! during a concert at the arena. The arena, demolished in 1996, is now the site of a shopping center that includes Hobby Lobby and Target stores. Harned Brothers Sawmill was built in the 1840s and is the only circular-sawmill still in operation on Long Island. The Commack Fire Department celebrated its centennial in 2006. Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016. The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is located in the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center in commack. The Long Island Ducks played in the Eastern Hockey League's Long Island Pond Series from 1987 to 1989. The team was known as the Long Islanders. The Ducks are now known as The Suffolk Y Ducks. The L.I. Fire Department was formed in 1988 and is based in the town of Suffolk, New York. The fire department was founded in 1989 and is still in existence today. The FDNY is the largest volunteer fire department in Long Island, with more than 2,000 members. The Fire Department is one of the oldest volunteer fire departments in the United States.

In popular culture

The Commack Motor Inn is one of Long Island's most famous landmarks. The Inn is known for its "plush beds", "mirror ball disco room" and "heart-shaped love tubs" In a 1994 interview, actress Rosie O'Donnell recounted, "That's where everyone in high school went to have their first sexual experience" In the American television program Criminal Minds, Special Agent David Rossi's hometown is Commack. American rock band Wheatus heavily referenced Commack on their 2000 debut album in their song Wannabe Gangstar. In the fifth season of the same show, one episode is set in Commack (although it was shot in Los Angeles). Commack Middle School was also on one of MTV's True Life episodes. On November 14, 2006, radio station WBLI rated the Commack motor Inn second of the seven wonders of Long island, just behind the Flanders Duck and ahead of the Montauk Lighthouse. It was rated as the second best place to stay in Long Island, behind only the Montfair Lighthouse, which is also on the island's most popular radio station, WCBS-FM. It is now considered one of the most beautiful places in the world to live, with views of the East River and the East End of New York City among its most beautiful sights. The Commack Inn is located on the East Side of Long Islanders. It has been closed since the mid-1980s, when it was still considered a popular destination.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Commack, New York County, New York = 31.3. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Commack = 3.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 4,775 individuals with a median age of 41 age the population dropped by -3.34% in Commack, New York County, New York population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,983.02 residents per square mile of area (1,151.71/km²). There are average 3.02 people per household in the 11,455 households with an average household income of $109,284 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is of the available work force and has dropped -3.67% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 25.36%. The number of physicians in Commack per 100,000 population = 248.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Commack = 46.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 20.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 118. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 207. 82 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 49, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Commack, New York County, New York which are owned by the occupant = 92.20%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 44 years with median home cost = $414,320 and home appreciation of -4.36%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $26.26 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $13,659 per student. There are 12.5 students for each teacher in the school, 511 students for each Librarian and 457 students for each Counselor. 8.20% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 22.63% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 14.92% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Commack's population in Suffolk County, New York of 1,731 residents in 1900 has increased 2,76-fold to 4,775 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.95% female residents and 49.05% male residents live in Commack, New York County, New York.

    As of 2020 in Commack, New York County, New York are married and the remaining 29.93% are single population.

  • 35.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Commack require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.47% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 6.68% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 7.48% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.31% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Commack, New York County, New York, 92.20% are owner-occupied homes, another 6.70% are rented apartments, and the remaining 1.10% are vacant.

  • The 65.41% of the population in Commack, New York County, New York who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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