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Overview

Introduction to Bayport, New York

Bayport, New York, in Suffolk County, is 10 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 48 miles E of New York, New York.

Bayport History

Bayport is famous as the home of the 'Hardy Boys'. Suffolk County was one of the twelve original counties of New York State, which was formally created in 1683. Lion Gardiner became the first permanent European resident in Suffolk County in 1639.

Bayport and nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Museum
  • Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Blue Mountain
  • Beardsley Zoological Gardens

Things To Do In Bayport

The American Airpower Museum, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, and the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum are all located nearby. Caumsett State Historic Park, the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park and Marshall Field III Estate are popular local historic sites as well. Local parks include Belmont Lake State Park, Captree State Park, Heckscher State Park and Robert Moses State Park. The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, the Bartlett Arboretum and the Beardsley Zoological Gardens are all accessible from Bayport as well.

Bayport Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Bayport Higher Education

Dowling College, Saint Joseph's College-Suffolk, and SUNY Farmingdale are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,174
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+3,743
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.8%
Median Earnings25+$59,883
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$105,852
% Above Poverty Level94.5%
% Below Poverty Level5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation6.5%

Housing

People Living Alone23.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,661
Median House Value$426,100

Ancestry

Italian32.9%
Irish29.6%
German26.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
English9%
Polish6.7%
French Except Basque2.7%
Russian2.2%
Scottish1.8%
Czech1.3%
Canadian1.1%
Turkish1%
Norwegian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Haitian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Bayport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11705
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.74
Approximate Longitude-73.05

Bayport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp67 to 81 F
Oct Temp47 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blue Point4,581$120,172
Bohemia9,372$103,017
East Patchogue22,724$93,462
Patchogue12,293$85,321
Sayville16,389$127,165
West Sayville4,875$116,905

Bayport Public Schools

Academy Street Elementary School
150 Academy St
ZIP: 11705
(631) 472-7850
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
Bayport-blue Point High School
200 Snedecor Ave
ZIP: 11705
(631) 472-7800
High
Total Enrollment 785
James Wilson Young Middle School
602 Sylvan Ave
ZIP: 11705
(631) 472-7820
Middle
Total Enrollment 589
Sylvan Avenue Elementary School
600 Sylvan Ave
ZIP: 11705
(631) 472-7840
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
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