Families and Children Living in Poverty
Poverty and inequality among Long Island children.
Pre-K Availability on Long Island
Map showing pre-K availability on Long Island by school district.
Long Island’s Transformation
Interactive maps of Long Island from 1970-2010 show historical trends in population growth, demographics, education, income, and employment.
Long Island’s Future: Executive Summary
A summary of the original study, examining the impacts of Long Island-wide initiatives that could address some of the region’s most intractable issues.
Long Island’s Future: Economic Implications of Today’s Choices
This study examines the impacts of Long Island-wide initiatives that could address some of the region’s most intractable issues.
Still Separate & Not Getting More Equal
The persistence of economic and racial inequalities in education on Long Island.
Racial Composition by Poverty Level, 2013
Racial composition by level of poverty in Long Island schools, 2013
Percent of Individuals Below Federal Poverty Line, 2007-2013
Percent of Long Island Individuals below the Federal poverty line, 2007-2013
Ratio of Median Sales Price to Median Household Income, 2000-2013
Ratio of median sales price to median household income on Long Island, 2000-2013
Average Pay Per Employee, 2005-2014
Average pay per employee on Long Island and in the US, 2005 – 1Q 2014
Family Type, 2000-2013
Family type on Long Island, 2000-2013
Income and Rent, 2001-2013
Income and rent on Long Island, 2001-2013
Percent Passing English 4 on LI, 2006 – 2013
School Poverty on Long Island: Percent of students passing English 4, 2006-2013
Venture Capital Financing
Long Island firms receive relatively little venture capital. Investment has declined since 2011.
English Language Learners LI & NYS, 2001-2013
Percent of English Language Learners on Long Island & NYS, 2001-2013
Passing English 4 LI & NYS, 2006 – 2013
Percent of students passing English 4 on Long Island & NYS, 2006-2013
Percent of Individuals Below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, 2007-2013
Percent of Long Island Individuals below 200% of the Federal poverty line, 2007-2013
Passing Math 4 LI & NYS, 2006-2013
Percent of students passing Math 4 on Long Island & NYS, 2006-2013
Passing English 8 on LI, 2006-2013
School Poverty on Long Island: Percent of students passing English 8, 2006-2013
Federal Small Business Innovation Research Technology Transfer Awards to Long Island
Small technology companies on Long Island remain competitive in attracting federal funding under the SBIR/STTR programs, which directly supports the private sector in the development and commercialization of innovative and early-stage technologies with significant potential for financial, economic and societal impact.
Students Receiving Free Lunch LI & NYS, 2001-2013
Percent of students receiving free lunch on Long Island and in NYS, 2001-2013
Major Industrial Clusters, Change in Employment Concentation, 2009-2014
Major industrial clusters in Long Island’s economy, 2009 – 1 Quarter 2014, change in employment concentration
Household Income Distribution, 2005-2013
Household income distribution of Long Island residents, 2005-2013
Sharp rise in reliance on food stamps begins to level off.
Poverty rates increase dramatically.