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Racial composition in Long Island schools in 2010. (Credit: longislandindex.org)

Racial composition in Long Island schools in 2010.

LI Index stats & findings

Featured statistics and findings from LI Index's special reports in 2011 and 2012.

A recent survey conducted by Stony Brook University's
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A recent survey conducted by Stony Brook University's Center for Survey Research found that 61 percent of those polled said it was somewhat difficult or very difficult to pay their rent or mortgage.

A look at average home size on Long
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A look at average home size on Long Island between 1950 (983 square feet) and 2009 (2,700 square feet).

Broken down by age group, residents polled say
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Broken down by age group, residents polled say how likely it is that they will move out of Long Island to an area with lower housing costs and property taxes within five years.

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A look at the share of population on
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A look at the share of population on Long Island and how it changed between 1950 and 2010.

How happy are you? The responses from Long
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How happy are you? The responses from Long Island residents were broken down by annual income.

Racial composition in Long Island schools in 2010.
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Racial composition in Long Island schools in 2010.

In 2011, 48 percent of the 810 residents

In 2011, 48 percent of the 810 residents polled think that their county is headed in the wrong direction.

Growth in Long Island’s GMP Compared to U.S.
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Growth in Long Island’s GMP Compared to U.S. GMP.

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Average Pay Per Employee, U.S. and Long Island.
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Average Pay Per Employee, U.S. and Long Island.

Change in the Number of 25-34 and 55+
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Change in the Number of 25-34 and 55+ Year Olds Between 2000 and 2009

Median Household Income vs. Median Home Prices, Long
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Median Household Income vs. Median Home Prices, Long Island, 2000-09

Building Permits Issued per 1,000 Residents, 2000-2009
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Building Permits Issued per 1,000 Residents, 2000-2009

Share of Renter-Occupied Units on Long Island and
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Share of Renter-Occupied Units on Long Island and Surrounding Regions, 2009

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In your view, how serious a problem is
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In your view, how serious a problem is the lack of affordable housing in your county?

How serious is the problem of young people
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How serious is the problem of young people moving away from your county because of the high cost of living?

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