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Overview

Introduction to North Babylon, New York

North Babylon, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles SW of Brentwood, New York and 34 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan statistical area. About 17,877 people live in North Babylon.

North Babylon History

North Babylon is a census-designated hamlet in the Town of Babylon. The region was called Huntington South in its early years. An early settler, Nathaniel Conklin, who moved with his family to this region in 1803, named it "New Babylon" after the historical town of Babylon.

North Babylon and nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Museum
  • Lauder Museum
  • Captree State Park
  • Robert Moses State Park
  • Bergen Point Golf Club
  • Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Things To Do In North Babylon

The area has several beaches nearby which are popular tourist spots. Beach sports are quite popular. There are many islands in the vicinity where people can experience the exquisite beauty of nature. The local parks, golf clubs and museums provide standard facilities for recreation.

North Babylon Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

North Babylon Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, SUNY College of Technology, Dowling College and Hofstra University.

People

Total Population 17,262
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 8,563
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.7%
Median Earnings25+ $51,622
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,365
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,697

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,857
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 8%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,730
Median House Value $341,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.9%
US/American 0.2%
English 3.5%
Irish 25%

North Babylon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11703
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.716
Longitude -73.322

North Babylon 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 10.4 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 PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 17.8 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 NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance 24 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brightwaters 3,117 $152,778
North Lindenhurst 11,334 $80,383

North Babylon Public Libraries

Library
North Babylon Public Library
815 DEER PARK AVENUE
North Babylon, New York
(631) 669-4020

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