South Farmingdale, New York

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South Farmingdale, New York

Introduction to South Farmingdale, New York

South Farmingdale, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles E of Levittown, New York and 28 miles E of New York, New York. The town is included in the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 15,061 people lived in South Farmingdale.

South Farmingdale History

South Farmingdale is a census-designated hamlet in Nassau County, which was founded in 1899. The community is located in the Town of Oyster Bay and was originally a part of the colony of New Amsterdam. Oyster Bay gained the status of a town in 1667 and was merged with New York City in 1898.

South Farmingdale and nearby Attractions

  • Adventureland Amusement Park
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum

Things To Do In South Farmingdale

South Farmingdale offers facilities for a large number of recreational activities. You can visit the Adventureland Amusement Park, which is only a few minutes away and is a popular local tourist spot. The Amityville Historical Society- Lauder Museum, Old Bethpage Village Restoration, American Airpower Museum and the Hicksville Gregory Museum are also within close proximity. In addition, you can pay a visit to the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Golfers can spend their leisure hours at the Cantiague Park Golf Course.

South Farmingdale Transportation

Republic Airport is nearby.

South Farmingdale Higher Education

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury and Hofstra University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% South Farmingdale Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% South Farmingdale Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% South Farmingdale People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% South Farmingdale Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of South Farmingdale, New York

Comparing South Farmingdale 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
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 7
Short Commute Times 1 3


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

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South Farmingdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Levittown, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11735
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.72
Longitude -73.44

South Farmingdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.8 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 18.1 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 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 51 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
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South Farmingdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 15,061 100%
Male 7,397 49.1%
Female 7,664 50.9%
Under 18 3,778 25.1%
18+ 11,283 74.9%
65+ 2,444 16.2%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.37
White 14,008 93%
African-American 119 0.8%
Asian 479 3.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.1%
Other 278 1.8%
Mixed Race 161 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 888 5.9%

South Farmingdale 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 38.1%
Irish 17.3%
German 12.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 4.2%
Polish 3.7%
English 2.1%
Russian 1.5%
Greek 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Norwegian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Guyanese 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
West Indian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
European 0.2%
British 0.2%
Other Arab 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
South Farmingdale 15,061 $76,049
Bethpage 16,543 $78,573
East Farmingdale 5,400 $71,726
Farmingdale 8,399 $68,235
North Amityville 16,572 $49,901
North Massapequa 19,152 $76,958
Plainedge 9,195 $75,588
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