Calverton, New York

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Calverton, New York

Introduction to Calverton, New York

Calverton, New York, in Suffolk county, is 27 miles SE of Milford, Connecticut and 65 miles E of New York, New York. As of the year 2000 census, 5,704 people lived in Calverton.

Calverton History

The present-day hamlet of Calverton was originally inhabited by Native Americans who named the area Conungam, meaning fixed line or boundary. In 1844, the Long Island Railroad was laid into the area. Soon after, the area came to be known as Baiting Hollow Station. The first post office was established in Calverton in 1868. The area was named after its first postmaster, Bernard J. Calvert.

Calverton and nearby Attractions

  • Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum
  • Wildwood State Park
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Morton National Wildlife Refuge

Things To Do In Calverton

Wildwood State Park covers an area of around 600 acres and offers fishing and camping opportunities to visitors. The Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum and the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, which was the home of US President Theodore Roosevelt from 1886 to 1919, are some of the most notable nearby museums and historical sites. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Swan Lake Golf Club, Long Island National Golf Course or at the Cherry Creek Golf Course.

Calverton Transportation

Air transportation is available from Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.

Calverton Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Saint Joseph’s College-Suffolk Campus, the University Of New Haven and Suffolk County Community College-Ammerman Campus.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 18% Calverton Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Calverton Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Calverton, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 5
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Affordability of Rents 1 3

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Calverton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles SE of Milford, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11933
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.906
Longitude -72.743

Calverton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Distance 15.3 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 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 66 to 80 F
Oct Temp 48 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
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Calverton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,704 100%
Male 2,749 48.2%
Female 2,955 51.8%
Under 18 1,156 20.3%
18+ 4,548 79.7%
65+ 1,461 25.6%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.88
White 4,940 86.6%
African-American 437 7.7%
Asian 54 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 26 0.5%
Other 116 2%
Mixed Race 129 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 346 6.1%

Calverton 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 19.4%
Irish 19.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
German 15%
Polish 7.6%
English 4.2%
US/American 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Ukrainian 1.5%
Swedish 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Austrian 1.1%
Norwegian 1%
Greek 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
European 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Haitian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Calverton 5,704 $44,342
Baiting Hollow 1,449 $86,455
Eastport 1,454 $52,917
Manorville 11,131 $74,894
Northampton 468 $35,893
Riverhead 10,513 $39,672
Wading River 6,668 $73,059

Calverton Public Libraries

Baiting Hollow Free Library
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