Hofstra Pulse Magazine

Long Island by the Numbers

By: Kristin Marzullo


Immigrants make up 20% of all jobholders living on Long Island.


Immigrant share of Long Island population: 16%

Immigrant share of working-age population: 20%

Immigrant share of Long Island economic output: 17%


13% of immigrant families earn more than $200,000 a year.


48% of immigrant families living on Long Island earn between $80,000 and $199,999.


BUT… they earn 25% less than their U.S. born counterparts.





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