Land use on Long Island by percent of land
The Building Permit Process
Compating the building permit process on LI vs. Fairfax, VA.
Chemicals applied on the ground will seep into the groundwater. So how bad is the problem on Long Island?
Annual G.M.P. growth/decline: Long Island vs. U.S.
Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education by the numbers on Long Island.
A series of indicators covering the full spectrum of the region’s economic, social and innovation opportunities.
Racial Composition in Schools
Racial composition on Long Island schools, 2010
Still Separate in the ‘Burbs
Compared to the region as a whole, the degree to which Long Island schools are segregated should be cause for concern.
Growth on Long Island
Growth on Long Island; 2000 to 2009
Who Provides Services on Long Island?
An introduction to the Long Island Index maps
Our Service Providers
Long Island is known for its high number of governmental agencies, special districts and incorporated villages.
What Direction Are We Moving In?
We asked residents if they think Nassau/Suffolk counties are headed in the right or wrong direction.
Long Island Index Profile Report 2012
A report about how Long Island is progressing economically, demographically and socially.
Long Island Service Providers
Long Island has 665 government agencies involved in setting our taxes, managing our services and planning for the future.
Number of Long Island households paying more than 35% of their income on housing expenses; 2000 and 2010
Closing the Achievement Gap
Children from poorer families often struggle to keep pace with their peers academically.
Municipal Services in Nassau County
Nassau County Districts for Schools, Libraries, Fire, Police, Sanitation, Water, Sewer Services
Residential Building Permits
Residential building permits issued on Long Island; 1980 to 2010
Long Islanders Compared to our Neighbors
Similarities and differences between Long Islanders and our neighbors
Tracking Residential Satisfaction on Long Island
A survey about Long Islanders’ outlook on the future and openness to change in their region.
Where Have All the Clams Gone?
Long Island’s waters have been severly degraded due to our inability to address pollution.
Two Decades of Population Change
Two decades of population change on Long Island, age group trends by village, 1990-2010
Segregation in Long Island Schools
Long Island schools are segregated by race, ethnicity and wealth.
Population by Age Group
Share of Long Island’s population by age group; 1950 to 2010
Average Pay Per Employee
Average pay per employee, U.S. and LI; 2001 to 2010