Bayville, New York

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Bayville, New York

Introduction to Bayville, New York

Bayville, New York, in Nassau county, is 8 miles SE of Greenwich, Connecticut (center to center) and 24 miles NE of New York, New York. As of the 2000 census, 7,135 people lived in Bayville.

Bayville History

In 1658, Daniel Whitehead of Oyster Bay bought the land, which comprises Bayville, from the Matinecock Indians. The peninsula’s eastern section was named Pines and the western section was called Oak Neck. In 1754, the main road, Main Street, was surveyed and constructed, and in 1851, the first school was built. The area was named Bayville in 1859, but was not officially incorporated until 1919.

Bayville and Nearby Attractions

  • Bayville Amusements
  • Bayville Historical Museum
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Oak Neck Beach

Things To Do In Bayville

Visitors who enjoy museums can go to the Bayville Historical Museum, Nassau County Museum of Art, and the Science Museum of Long Island. A trip to the Saxon Woods Park and Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge may be planned, and Oak Neck Beach is another interesting place to visit. Families seeking recreation may also enjoy the Bayville Amusements theme park.

Bayville Transportation

The closest airport is Westchester County Airport.

Bayville Higher Education

Colleges close to Bayville include Long Island University - C W Post Campus, Hofstra University, Nassau Community College, and Suny College at Old Westbury.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Bayville Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Bayville Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Bayville Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Bayville Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Bayville, New York

Comparing Bayville 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 Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Age of the Population 8 7
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Female Share of the Population 4 4


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 5
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 4 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Bayville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Greenwich, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles NE of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11709
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.91
Longitude -73.562

Bayville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 47 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
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Bayville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 7,135 100%
Male 3,492 48.9%
Female 3,643 51.1%
Under 18 1,684 23.6%
18+ 5,451 76.4%
65+ 955 13.4%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 3.2
White 6,850 96%
African-American 22 0.3%
Asian 117 1.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 0.2%
Other 77 1.1%
Mixed Race 52 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 344 4.8%

Estimated Bayville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 7,123
Growth -12
Growth % -0.2%

Bayville 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 33.2%
Irish 19.8%
German 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
Polish 5.2%
English 5.1%
US/American 3.6%
Greek 2%
Danish 1.5%
European 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.3%
Russian 1.2%
Hungarian 0.9%
Swiss 0.8%
Croatian 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
British 0.5%
Latvian 0.4%
Australian 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Maltese 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bayville 7,135 $77,838
Centre Island 444 $115,972
Cove Neck 300 $177,805
Lattingtown 1,860 $156,462
Locust Valley 3,521 $70,592
Matinecock 836 $171,832
Mill Neck 825 $145,643

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