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Overview

Introduction to Bayville, New York

Bayville, New York, in Nassau county, is 8 miles SE of Greenwich, Connecticut (center to center) and 24 miles NE of New York, New York. As of the 2000 census, 7,135 people lived in Bayville.

Bayville History

In 1658, Daniel Whitehead of Oyster Bay bought the land, which comprises Bayville, from the Matinecock Indians. The peninsula’s eastern section was named Pines and the western section was called Oak Neck. In 1754, the main road, Main Street, was surveyed and constructed, and in 1851, the first school was built. The area was named Bayville in 1859, but was not officially incorporated until 1919.

Bayville and Nearby Attractions

  • Bayville Amusements
  • Bayville Historical Museum
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Oak Neck Beach

Things To Do In Bayville

Visitors who enjoy museums can go to the Bayville Historical Museum, Nassau County Museum of Art, and the Science Museum of Long Island. A trip to the Saxon Woods Park and Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge may be planned, and Oak Neck Beach is another interesting place to visit. Families seeking recreation may also enjoy the Bayville Amusements theme park.

Bayville Transportation

The closest airport is Westchester County Airport.

Bayville Higher Education

Colleges close to Bayville include Long Island University - C W Post Campus, Hofstra University, Nassau Community College, and Suny College at Old Westbury.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,745
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+3,273
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married56.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.6%
Median Earnings25+$59,568
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,241

Wealth

Median Family Income$114,467
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation8.8%

Housing

People Living Alone22.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,392
Median House Value$506,900

Ancestry

Italian43.9%
Irish26.1%
German16.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
Polish7.7%
English5.1%
Russian3.5%
Scottish2.2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Greek1.7%
Norwegian1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Dutch0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Latvian0.7%
Czech0.5%
Arab0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Egyptian0.4%
Estonian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
US/American0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Bayville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11709
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.9
Approximate Longitude-73.56

Bayville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMINEOLA
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationSCARSDALE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Centre Island509$150,000
Cove Neck278$176,250
Lattingtown1,671$161,083
Locust Valley3,229$138,892
Matinecock801$185,417
Mill Neck1,001$184,688

Bayville Public Libraries

Bayville Free Library
34 SCHOOL STREET
Bayville, New York
(516) 628-2765

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Bayville Public Schools

Bayville Elementary School
50 Mountain Ave
ZIP: 11709
(516) 277-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 420
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