In year 2017 the median home price in Brightwaters was $503,400 while the average household income was around $123,152. Estimated population in 2017 was 3,096. The average real estate property tax in Brightwaters is $10,001. For further comparison of historical statistics see graphs below.
The Village is served by the Bay Shore Union Free School Distrtict, as well as several private and parochial schools. Fire protection is provided by the Bay Shore Fire Department and emergency services by the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Rescue ambulance. The Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library is located on the border of the Village and Bay Shore at the corner of Montauk Highway and Windsor Avenue. The Village is also in close proximity to Southside Hospital, a facility of North Shore LIJ and, to the West, Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.
Recreational opportunities abound within the Village with Walker Beach, Gilbert Park, Whoseepee parks and several other parks throughout the Village. There is a boat canal leading to the Great South Bay with slips available for rent for Village and non-Village residents.
Not far from Windsor Avenue in the Village on Montauk Highway (Main Street) in Bay Shore, there are many restaurants and the Boulton Center for performing arts, as well as the Great South Bay YMCA. Shopping is close by with the South Shore Mall and several grocery stores.
|Average price of homes in 2017 Home Value||$503,400|
|Average price of homes in 2016 Home Value||$503,900|
|Average price of homes in 2015 Home Value||$498,200|
|Average price of homes in 2014 Home Value||$510,700|
|Average price of homes in 2013 Home Value||$520,700|