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Overview

Introduction to East Northport, New York

East Northport, New York, in Suffolk county, is 7 miles NW of Brentwood, New York and 35 miles E of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Nassau-Suffolk metropolitan area with. East Northport’s population is approximately 20,845.

East Northport History

The first Europeans in East Northport were travelers from New England who settled on the eastern side of Long Island. The settlement stretched as far west as Hempstead. A small group of these settlers went in search of more land in 1653, and they settled in Huntington Village, which was then occupied by Algonquin Native Americans. Englishmen purchased East Northport from the Native Americans on July 30, 1656. The new landowners named the town Larkfield, but it was eventually renamed East Northport in 1910.

East Northport and nearby Attractions

  • Bartlett Arboretum
  • Clay Pitts Park
  • Northport Historical Museum
  • Captain's Cove Seaport
  • Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
  • Makamah Park Preserve

Things To Do In East Northport

Local parks and recreational areas include Jones Beach State Park, Cantiague Park, Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Elwood Park and Sunshine Acres. Fire Island National Seashore has 32 miles of sandy beaches, public hiking trails and camping grounds. The Long Island Maritime Museum, the Cradle of Aviation Museum, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, the Northport Historical Museum and the Old Bethpage Village Restoration are some local historical sites and museums.

East Northport Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

East Northport Higher Education

Colleges near East Northport include SUNY Farmingdale, Long Island University-Brentwood, Saint Joseph's College-Suffolk and Norwalk Community College.

People

Total Population 19,708
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 9,916
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 45.3%
Median Earnings25+ $55,642
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,938

Wealth

Median Family Income $113,735
% Above Poverty Level 95.6%
% Below Poverty Level 4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 8.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,644
Median House Value $436,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.5%
US/American 0.5%
English 6.6%
Irish 29.2%

East Northport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11731
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.876
Longitude -73.325

East Northport 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 ISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance 12.9 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
Station NORWALK GAS PLANT
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 17.8 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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Centerport 5,717 $136,696
Elwood 10,833 $115,357
Fort Salonga 9,895 $140,938
Greenlawn 14,189 $112,992
Kings Park 17,694 $119,817
Northport 7,417 $138,333
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