Introduction to Kings Park, New York

Kings Park, New York, in Suffolk county, is 7 miles N of Brentwood, New York and 39 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, Kings Park is home to some 16,146 residents.

Kings Park History

Kings Park was once a small railroad station known as Brooklyn East. The King’s Park Psychiatric Center was built in 1885 and the community went on to be renamed after the hospital. The community thrived around the hospital, which reached its peak patient population in 1954. The Psychiatric Center continued to be the chief employer in the area and was influential in its development. The community continued to grow after the hospital was closed and it went on to become one of the wealthiest areas in New York.

Kings Park and nearby Attractions

  • Northport Historical Museum
  • Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • Indian Hills Country Club
  • Crab Meadow Park
  • New Mill Pond

Things To Do In Kings Park

The best part of King’s Park is its five-mile long shoreline. The beaches are the most popular spots and are flocked by residents as well as tourists, who pursue beach-based activities and various water sports. The area is also home to some interesting museums where one can get enlightened about the local history. Golf lovers have easy access to some excellent golf courses along the shore.

Kings Park Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Kings Park Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, Dowling College, and Suffolk County Community College.


Total Population 17,694
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 8,684
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 56.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.2%
Median Earnings25+ $58,587
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,093
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,769


Median Family Income $119,817
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 8.3%


People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $1,318
Median House Value $420,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0.2%
English 7.4%
Irish 28.7%

Kings Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11754
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.886
Longitude -73.257

Kings Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 10.2 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
Distance 14.7 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kings Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

San Remo (11754)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Commack 35,487 $130,070
East Northport 19,708 $113,735
Fort Salonga 9,895 $140,938
Nissequogue 1,692 $164,821
Northport 7,417 $138,333
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