North Bellmore, New York

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North Bellmore, New York

Introduction to North Bellmore, New York

North Bellmore, New York, in Nassau county, is 2 miles SW of Levittown, New York and 23 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, North Bellmore is home to some 20,079 residents.

North Bellmore History

North Bellmore was originally settled in by Englishmen in the mid-17th century. Christian Sorto purchased the area in 1655. In its early years, the area was known as Smithville. The first railroad entered the town around 1867 and the station was named Bellmore. Since the community grew towards the railroad, it was also named after the station. North Bellmore is a census designated place in Nassau County, New York.

North Bellmore and nearby Attractions

  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Adventureland Amusement Park
  • Hicksville Gregory Museum
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum

Things To Do In North Bellmore

North Bellmore offers several recreational facilities. You can visit the Adventureland Amusement Park, Jones Beach State Park, Cantiague Park, Hempstead Lake State Park and Bethpage State Park are also worth taking a look around. You can also visit the Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach, Bronx Zoo, Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary, American Airpower Museum, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island and the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve.

North Bellmore Transportation

Republic Airport is the nearest airport.

North Bellmore Higher Education

SUNY College at Old Westbury, Hofstra University and New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury are nearby.

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High Points

North Bellmore strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy North Bellmore Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% North Bellmore Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% North Bellmore People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of North Bellmore, New York

Comparing North Bellmore to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Racial Diversity 6 7
Senior Citizens 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 10 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 3
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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North Bellmore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SW of Levittown, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11710
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.691
Longitude -73.533

North Bellmore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 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
Distance 12.9 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 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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North Bellmore Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 20,079 100%
Male 9,748 48.5%
Female 10,331 51.5%
Under 18 5,114 25.5%
18+ 14,965 74.5%
65+ 2,952 14.7%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.36
White 18,530 92.3%
African-American 430 2.1%
Asian 633 3.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.1%
Other 205 1%
Mixed Race 263 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 913 4.5%

North Bellmore Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 30.1%
Irish 16.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
German 9.5%
Russian 4.9%
US/American 4.8%
Polish 3.9%
English 2.6%
Greek 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Eastern European 1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Austrian 0.7%
Haitian 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Israeli 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Turkish 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
West Indian 0.2%
Maltese 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Guyanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Bellmore 20,079 $80,067
Bellmore 16,441 $83,236
East Meadow 37,461 $74,691
North Merrick 11,844 $85,190
North Wantagh 12,156 $76,345
Roosevelt 15,854 $56,380
Wantagh 18,971 $91,019

North Bellmore Public Libraries

Bellmore Memorial Library
North Bellmore, New York
(516) 785-2990
North Bellmore Public Library
North Bellmore, New York
(516) 785-6260

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