Introduction to East Farmingdale, New York

East Farmingdale, New York, in Nassau County, is 3 miles E of Levittown, New York and 27 miles E of New York, New York. The town’s population is 5,400.

East Farmingdale History

East Farmingdale, now an agricultural area, remained untouched until the nineteenth century, when it evolved as the outskirts of Farmingdale Village. The village was incorporated in 1904, when it was given its current name.

East Farmingdale and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Caumsett State Historic Park
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Things To Do In East Farmingdale

Local museums include the American Airpower Museum, the Hicksville Gregory Museum and the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Cedarmere, Eagles Nest and the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site are the local historical sites, while Belmont Lake State Park, Bethpage State Park and Cantiague Park are some popular nearby recreational spots. The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium is nearby as well.

East Farmingdale Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

East Farmingdale Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Adelphi University, the College of New Rochelle and the New York Institute of Technology.


Total Population 6,389
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 11.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,382
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.7%
Median Earnings25+ $44,113
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,526
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,056


Median Family Income $88,250
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 10.5%


People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,492
Median House Value $382,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.2%
US/American 0%
English 1.5%
Irish 14.1%

East Farmingdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Levittown, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11735
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.72
Longitude -73.45

East Farmingdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 5.5 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
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 51 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethpage 16,337 $116,137
Farmingdale 8,306 $95,893
North Amityville 19,608 $82,232
North Massapequa 18,970 $115,820
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