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Overview

Introduction to Nesconset, New York

Nesconset, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 43 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.

Nesconset History

This area was once occupied by Algonquian-speaking Native Americans. In fact, the name of the town comes from an Algonquian word meaning ’second crossing." During the 1970s, Neconset expanded by annexing a portion of Lake Ronkonkoma.

Nesconset and nearby Attractions

  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • Caleb Smith Park
  • New Mill Pond
  • Long Island Museum
  • Heatherwood Golf Club

Things To Do In Nesconset

The town of Nesconset offers plenty of opportunities for beach-related recreational activities and sports, as it is situated within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean. There are some excellent parks spread out over huge expanses of land and packed with facilities for many types of activities.

Nesconset Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Nesconset Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, Dowling College, Saint Joseph's College and SUNY College of Technology.

People

Total Population 13,876
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 6,849
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 57.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $129,768
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 5.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,456
Median House Value $464,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 29.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nesconset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NE of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11767
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.851
Longitude -73.154

Nesconset 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 4.6 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 PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 8.8 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
Station BRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance 21.8 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
Centereach 32,649 $101,910
Islandia 3,370 $98,826
Lake Grove 11,262 $107,212
Lake Ronkonkoma 19,943 $106,229
Smithtown 118,373 $126,882

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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