A close knit community located along the North Shore of Long Island. Port Jefferson School District is a quaint district composed of just three schools. Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station, and Belle Terre are the areas whose residents are served by this district. Port Jefferson hosts a variety of events throughout the year including the Dickens Festival, Summer Harborside Concert Series, Boaters Maritime Festival, and Harvest Fest. During warmer months there is a large Farmer’s Market that attracts visitors form miles around. A walk around Port Jefferson, or Port Jeff, is a favorite tradition, date night, or day out for many Long Islanders. Belle Terre is a story book community offering picturesque views of the Long Island Sound and Port Jefferson Harbor. Port Jefferson School district is one of the smallest on the island, offering a charm and culture rich environment that can not be matched.
Economy and Employment
Port Jefferson residents on average commute about thirty minutes to their place of work. Roughly, only about three quarters of locals travel to work by use of their own vehicles. The median household income in Port Jefferson is $108,060.
Port Jefferson offers ferrys at The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company and is one of the two ferry lines between Long Island and Connecticut. The Port Jefferson train station on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will get you to Penn Station in under two hours with just one transfer.