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Overview

Introduction to Farmingville, New York

Farmingville, New York, in Suffolk county, is 11 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 50 miles E of New York, New York. The town is included in the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 16,458 people lived in Farmingville.

Farmingville History

Farmingville is a census-designated place and hamlet in the Town of Brookhaven. The area was originally settled in by the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans. Early English settlement began in the mid 1600s. Farmingville grabbed national attention because of its anti-immigration sentiments. A number of members of the community have protested the lack of immigration-law enforcement policies in the hamlet.

Farmingville and nearby Attractions

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park
  • Long Island Museum
  • Smith Point Park Beach
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Things To Do In Farmingville

While staying in Farmingville, you can visit the American Airpower Museum, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery, Atlantis Marine World and the Old Westbury Gardens. The Adventureland Amusement Park is also worth visiting. You can plan a family daytrip to the Long Island Children's Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum or the Splish Splash WaterPark as well. Cathedral Pines County Park and the Wildlife and Ecology Center at Holtsville are also nearby.

Farmingville Transportation

Long Island Mac Arthur Airport is nearby.

Farmingville Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are very close to Farmingville.

People

Total Population 16,097
Male Share of the Population 52%
Female Share of the Population 48%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 8,387
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.1%
Median Earnings25+ $42,965
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,530
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,299

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,258
% Above Poverty Level 95.6%
% Below Poverty Level 4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 4.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 9.2%
Median Gross Rent $2
Median House Value $335,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.2%
Irish 19.7%

Farmingville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11738
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.831
Longitude -73.03

Farmingville 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 PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 2.7 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
Station RIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance 18.9 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
Station BRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coram 40,637 $91,317
Gordon Heights 3,918 $65,833
Holbrook 27,765 $105,485
Holtsville 20,054 $104,562
Medford 24,535 $101,187
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