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 contains a population of approximately 11,992.

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.


Total Population 14,080
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 6,893
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.9%
Median Earnings25+ $58,148
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,143
Median Earnings With High School Degree $50,563


Median Family Income $118,800
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 5.3%


People Living Alone 16.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,375
Median House Value $469,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 28.5%

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


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

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
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
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 32,270 $101,134
Islandia 3,346 $105,938
Lake Grove 11,235 $106,600
Lake Ronkonkoma 19,933 $107,524
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