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16,154
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
7.8k
Population

Port Jefferson has the 2916th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Port Jefferson is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Port Jefferson is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Port Jefferson is $503,900, which is above the national average. 61% of workers in Port Jefferson hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 98% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Port Jefferson. 79% of Port Jefferson workers drive to work alone, 6% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Port Jefferson spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.