Did You Know?

At Suffolk County's widest point the distance from the Long Island sound to the southern shore is only 26 miles.


There are 1,518,475 people living in the County of Suffolk. Suffolk County is bigger (U.S. Census 2009) than eleven states! They include:

  • Wyoming - 544,270
  • Vermont - 621,760
  • North Dakota - 646,844
  • Alaska - 698,473
  • South Dakota - 812,383
  • Delaware - 885,122
  • Montana - 974,989
  • Rhode Island - 1,053,209
  • Hawaii - 1,295,178
  • New Hampshire - 1,324,575
  • Maine - 1,318,301
  • Nassau County - 1,357,429
  • Suffolk County - 1,518,475

What is the current sales tax in Suffolk County?

State 4% 4.0%
MTA 3/8 % .375 %
County 4 1/4 % 4.250 %
Total 8 5/8 % 8.625 %

What are the current bond ratings for Suffolk County?

Suffolk County Bond Rating History

What is the current sales tax exemption for clothing and furniture in New York State?

Sales Tax Exemption for Clothing and Footware Effective April 1, 2012

How can individuals and companies search for lost money from New York State Office of Unclaimed Funds?

You can find out if your or your company has lost money by clicking on the link below:

www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf/