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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 6,724
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,266
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 56.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 45%
Median Earnings25+ $61,769
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,563

Wealth

Median Family Income $119,758
% Above Poverty Level 94.3%
% Below Poverty Level 5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 10.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,388
Median House Value $539,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.7%
Irish 29.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MINEOLA
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
Station SCARSDALE
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
Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centre Island 454 $153,750
Cove Neck 298 $212,188

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bayville Public Libraries

Library
Bayville Free Library
34 SCHOOL STREET
Bayville, New York
(516) 628-2765

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