Introduction to Lynbrook, New York

Lynbrook, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles SW of Hempstead, New York and 17 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, Lynbrook is home to some 19,911 residents.

Lynbrook History

Lynbrook was originally known as Bloomfield. It was later renamed Pearsall's Corners after the a local General Store, which was a famous stage coach stop for those traveling from New York City to Long Island. It was incorporated as a village in 1911. The present name was derived by exchanging the two syllables in Brooklyn.

Lynbrook and nearby Attractions

  • Hempstead Lake State Park
  • Belmont Park race track
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Rock Hall Museum
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • Bronx Zoo

Things To Do In Lynbrook

Lynbrook offers numerous recreational facilities. You can visit Greis Park, Eisenhower Park, Tanglewood Preserve and Valley Stream State Park. It is also close to the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Hofstra Museum, Rock Hall Museum, African American Museum and the Queens County Farm Museum. Leisure hours can also be spent at the Prospect Park Zoo, Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach or the Bronx Zoo. Golfers can enjoy their free hours at the Bay Park Golf Course.

Lynbrook Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.

Lynbrook Higher Education

Nassau Community College and Adelphi University are close by.


Total Population 19,517
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 9,287
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 51.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40%
Median Earnings25+ $53,602
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,601
Median Earnings With High School Degree $44,085


Median Family Income $109,821
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 22%


People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,648
Median House Value $406,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.8%
Irish 22.5%

Lynbrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11563
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.654
Longitude -73.672

Lynbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 5.2 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 9 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 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Rockaway 9,861 $109,643
Hewlett 6,481 $106,384
Hewlett Bay Park 397 $250
Hewlett Harbor 1,259 $226,250
Malverne 8,544 $127,500

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