The county was named in England after the county of Suffolk, is surrounded on three sides by water, was spread out under 7.60 % with 26.10 %, is divided into 18 legislative districts. Major scientific research facilities include Brookhaven National Laboratory on Plum Island in Plum Island Animal Disease Center and Upton. The eastern end of the county splits into two peninsulas. The population density was 1637 people with 569985 households per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was estimated at 85.2 % White of any ancestry.
The New York Times cited a study by the non-profit group. Suffolk voters gave George H. W. Bush, a victory in 1992. 2004 Democratic candidate John Kerry won in 2008 Democratic candidate Barack Obama by a much smaller margin of one percent. Republican candidate Donald Trump won Suffolk County after absentees by a 6.9 percent margin. The second district is represented after redistricting by Republican Peter King, is largely split between Suffolk County and Nassau County. Nassau counties and a both whole Suffolk are considered swing counties. Hofstra hosted the first debate of the 2016 Presidential Election season on 2016 09 26. Trump visited donors and Long Island voters while Hillary at 4 least times. Republicans controlled the county legislature in 2005 11 until a landmark election. The Democratic Party retained once again control over the Suffolk County Legislature, maintained control over the Suffolk County Legislature. The Republican Party regained the seat gained the 14th district seat.
5th district legislator Kara Hahn serves for the Democrats as Majority Leader. 14th district legislator Keving McCaffrey is Minority Leader, the office. Police services are provided primarily by the Suffolk County Police Department. The Long Island State Parkway Police was disbanded in Suffolk County in 1980. State parks are the responsibility of the New York State Park Police. The Long Island Rail Road Police Department was consolidated into the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police. The New York state legislature created the New York State University Police. The State University Police have jurisdiction at Farmingdale State College and Stony Brook University in Suffolk County. The Suffolk County Sheriff's Office is a separate agency. Some Suffolk County towns employ also other local marine patrol and various bay constables. The Federal Court has jurisdiction over State Law over Federal Claims. The main courthouse is in Riverhead, was replaced in 1855, was damaged in 1929 by rebuilt and fire.
The Supreme Court shares also space in Central Islip in the Cohalan Court Complex. Matrimonial actions are heard in those matters and the Supreme Court. The County Court has limited also jurisdiction in civil cases, is located in Riverhead in the Cromarty Court Complex Criminal Courts Building. The Suffolk County Surrogate's Court hears cases, the affairs of decedents, the probate of wills. The Surrogate's Court is located in Riverhead in the County Center. The Suffolk County Family Court has jurisdiction in petitions, is located in Central Islip in the Cohalan Court Complex. The court has also Family Treatment Court and a Juvenile Drug Court. Individuals initiate a proceeding with the filing of a petition in the Family Court. Case assignment is dependent upon the geographical location of the parties. The local criminal courts have trial jurisdiction over infractions and violations over misdemeanors. Suffolk County District Court has geographic jurisdiction over the 5 western towns of Suffolk County.
The Criminal division of the Suffolk District Court is in Central Islip in the Cohalan Court Complex. Summary proceedings are filed in the town in the district. Civil subject matter jurisdiction and Criminal varies in each court. The 5 west towns are handled by the Traffic Violations Bureau. Stony Brook University including Stony Brook Southampton campus. The expressway connects via the Queens-Midtown Tunnel to Manhattan. Several airports serve business travelers and commuters, most notably Long Island MacArthur Airport in Republic Airport in Ronkonkoma. Long Island Rail Road connect Suffolk County to New York City. Fire Island Lighthouse was an important landmark for many trans-atlantic ships. Many European immigrants was first sight of land in America upon arrival. The Fire Island Inlet span of the Robert Moses Causeway connects on the western tip of Fire Island to Robert Moses State Park. The Fire Island Inlet Bridge continues the two-lane road, one lane in each direction. The western portion be called Suffolk County while the eastern portion of the current Suffolk County. The secessionist movement has been not active since 1998. New York State is the major subdivision of each county. A village is an incorporated area is defined clearly municipality. Some villages provide other optional services and own police. A hamlet is an informally-defined populated area within a town. Gardiners Island is an island in the U.S. state of New York off eastern Suffolk County. Robins Island is an Island between South folks and the North in the Peconic Bay. Two Indian reservations are located within the borders of Suffolk County. Housing unit estimates and The population are released throughout each year on a flow basis. Each new series of data incorporates the latest administrative record data, methodology and geographic boundaries. The census helps communities, the government incorporated promotion campaign and an extensive advertising encompassed the continental United States, the Territories of Alaska made also special provisions for the enumeration of American citizens.
The census was checked using further a post-enumeration survey employed 175 supervisors with one, commenced on 1870 06 1, was made by assistants and the marshals by an actual inquiry. A result covered 95.5 percent of the United States population gained three Representatives between 1930. Households received a questionnaire, a short-form questionnaire in the mail, receiving the sample form. Those areas enumerated conventionally the U.S. Postal Service containing remaining 40 percent of the population, more conventional listing procedures. The enumerators collected completed short-form questionnaires, the head of the household, the format, the time of the visit, along-form questionnaire. Enumerators enumerated also individuals used individual census. The first phase was the use of a basic census methodology. The 1960 enumeration was divided into two stages, began with 90 percent of the population on 1950 04 1, was conducted in each state. Approximately one-third of the enumerator work force was retained in the second stage for work. The census of Americans living was attempted abroad with the Department of Defense through cooperative arrangements. These agencies took the responsibility for collection and the distribution. The Census Bureau recanvassed a probability sample of about 3500 small areas. The Post-Enumeration Survey interviewers were given supervision and intensive training. A national census of housing was approved by the Congress. The 1940 sample was a representative cross-section of the entire population facilitated tabulations. The actual percentage of persons drawn from any district from the sample. A census of Guam was taken by rsquo and the islands in the same year. These tabulations provided the raw data for the compilation of statistical tables. 2 William M. Steuart bring the answer to certain fundamental questions. The unemployment census provided data, the number of men. Data were made available for individual segments of the population for the Nation. Persons were counted not always in the places, having no fixed place of abode. No 2 provision was made for the enumeration of the Philippines by the Fourteenth Census Act. Censuses of the Philippines were conducted in 1903 by the Philippine Commission. The Departments of War was conducted through the Departments of War. Congress enacted a law, a bill assigned responsibility. The 3 results of the 1890 Census are contained in 25 volumes. The 1879 census act provided also on operation and the condition for the collection of detailed data. The 1 Secretary of Interior appointed General Francis A. Walker Superintendent of the Ninth Census on 1870 02 7. This bill was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. An introduction embracing the aggregate tables for the United States. No schedule was prescribed for the collection of industrial data. Financial statistics of cities having a population, a population of over 30,000 of over 30,000.
|Year||Suffolk County, New York|
|1855||The main courthouse was replaced in 1855.|
|1870 02 7||The 1 Secretary of Interior appointed General Francis A. Walker Superintendent of the Ninth Census on 1870 02 7.|
|1870 06 1||The census commenced on 1870 06 1.|
|1890 06 2||The 1960 enumeration began with 90 percent of the population on 1950 04 1.|
|1903||Censuses of the Philippines were conducted in 1903 by the Philippine Commission.|
|1929||The main courthouse was damaged in 1929 by rebuilt and fire.|
|1930||A result gained three Representatives between 1930.|
|1950 04 1||The 1960 enumeration began with 90 percent of the population on 1950 04 1.|
|1964||Robert Moses Causeway opened in 1964.|
|1970||A self-enumeration questionnaire was used in 1970.|
|1980||The Long Island State Parkway Police was disbanded in Suffolk County in 1980.|
|1992||Suffolk voters gave George H. W. Bush, a victory in 1992.|
|1998||The secessionist movement has been not active since 1998.|