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Overview

Introduction to North Amityville, New York

North Amityville, New York, in Suffolk county, is 5 miles E of Levittown, New York and 29 miles E of New York, New York. The town is located in the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area.

North Amityville History

North Amityville is a census-designated hamlet in Suffolk County, which was one of the original twelve counties created in 1683 in New York State. It was one of the first suburbs to welcome black homebuyers and was home to many people who worked for wealthy estates.

North Amityville and nearby Attractions

  • Lauder Museum
  • Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
  • American Airpower Museum
  • Old Bethpage Village Restoration
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Colonial Springs Golf Club

Things To Do In North Amityville

This area is home to vast areas of open spaces and greenery. Nature lovers have several recreational activities to choose from. The nearby parks and lakes have been designed and facilitated to provide a soothing atmosphere for those who want to relax. They also have amenities for recreational activities including fields and courts for a variety of sports.

North Amityville Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is less than half an hour's drive away.

North Amityville Higher Education

Facilities for higher education can be found at SUNY College of Technology, Suffolk County Community College, and Hofstra University.

People

Total Population 19,895
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 9,048
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 32.5%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.3%
Median Earnings25+ $33,095
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,602
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,628

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,532
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 8%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,303
Median House Value $270,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.2%
US/American 0%
English 1%
Irish 1.8%

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

North Amityville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles E of Levittown, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11701
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.697
Longitude -73.425

North Amityville 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 WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 5.1 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
Station NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance 18.4 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
Station PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 23.4 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, North Amityville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Amity Harbor (11701)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amityville 9,515 $107,067
Copiague 22,772 $73,757
East Farmingdale 6,414 $94,297
East Massapequa 19,843 $105,949

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

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