Bayport, New York

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Bayport, New York

Introduction to Bayport, New York

Bayport, New York, in Suffolk County, is 10 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 48 miles E of New York, New York. The population of the town is 8,662.

Bayport History

Bayport is famous as the home of the 'Hardy Boys'. Suffolk County was one of the twelve original counties of New York State, which was formally created in 1683. Lion Gardiner became the first permanent European resident in Suffolk County in 1639.

Bayport and nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Museum
  • Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Blue Mountain
  • Beardsley Zoological Gardens

Things To Do In Bayport

The American Airpower Museum, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, and the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum are all located nearby. Caumsett State Historic Park, the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park and Marshall Field III Estate are popular local historic sites as well. Local parks include Belmont Lake State Park, Captree State Park, Heckscher State Park and Robert Moses State Park. The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, the Bartlett Arboretum and the Beardsley Zoological Gardens are all accessible from Bayport as well.

Bayport Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Bayport Higher Education

Dowling College, Saint Joseph's College-Suffolk, and SUNY Farmingdale are some of the local colleges and universities.

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High Points

Bayport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Bayport Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Bayport Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Bayport Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Bayport Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Bayport Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Bayport People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Bayport, New York

Comparing Bayport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Age of the Population 7 5
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 7 6
Short Commute Times 2 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 9
People Living Alone 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Bayport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11705
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.738
Longitude -73.051

Bayport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Bayport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 8,662 100%
Male 4,137 47.8%
Female 4,525 52.2%
Under 18 2,218 25.6%
18+ 6,444 74.4%
65+ 1,126 13%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.2
White 8,321 96.1%
African-American 77 0.9%
Asian 102 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.1%
Other 71 0.8%
Mixed Race 85 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 340 3.9%

Bayport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 31.6%
Irish 22.2%
German 12.9%
English 7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
Polish 4%
US/American 2.4%
Russian 1.7%
Hungarian 1.4%
Norwegian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Turkish 0.6%
Romanian 0.5%
Maltese 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Iranian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bayport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bay Port (11705)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bayport 8,662 $88,701
Blue Point 4,407 $76,004
Bohemia 9,871 $73,218
East Patchogue 20,824 $64,323
Patchogue 11,919 $60,126
Sayville 16,735 $85,229
West Sayville 5,003 $75,135
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