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Overview

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.

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.

People

Total Population 15,130
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 7,593
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 57.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.9%
Median Earnings25+ $52,090
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,562

Wealth

Median Family Income $111,478
% Above Poverty Level 96.5%
% Below Poverty Level 3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 9.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.3%
Median Gross Rent $2,021
Median House Value $376,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0.2%
English 4.4%
Irish 24.5%

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

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

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 5.8 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
Station NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
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
Station NEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethpage 16,315 $121,057
East Farmingdale 6,414 $94,297
Farmingdale 8,399 $98,427

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

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