if you go to north suffolk, which i call fake suffolk as it borders portsmouth closely and is a good distance away from downtown suffolk, you will find ritzy areas and brand new shopping complexes and healthcare facilities.
about 30-45 minutes from the virginia beach oceanfront, still not so far out there that you can't go to a bigger city and have a good time.
It is economically and geographically diverse. Ethnically, it is predominantly White but strictly segregated. There are plenty of segregated areas.
There are at least five areas which have a significant minority areas. These areas are also home to mainly working-class or poor people.These areas are Brentwood, Central Islip, Huntington Station, Wyandanch and North Bay Shore. Any White person who lives in these areas is deemed "inferior".
There are like more than twenty towns which are home to mainly middle-class to upper-middle class Whites. To name a few, there are Dix Hills, Brightwaters, Melville, North Huntington, Bay Shore, East Islip, West Islip and Oakdale.
Culturally, there is a difference between the lifestyles of those who live in Western Suffolk than in Eastern Suffolk. Western Suffolk is pre-dominantly suburban while Eastern Suffolk is more rural or agrigcultural. Both Western and Eastern sections have some form of a fishing industry. There also is an extensive tourist industry.
Kid from West Islip: What ?