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Overview

Introduction to Bohemia, New York

Bohemia, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center) and 45 miles E of New York, New York.

Bohemia History

Bohemia was founded in 1855. The early settlers were Slavic immigrants from a hilly village around Kadan in Bohemia. The name Bohemia was derived from this region in the Czech Republic. Bohemia is located in Suffolk County, which is on the eastern side of Long Island, New York. It was formed in 1683. Originally, the region was predominantly agricultural, with temperate weather, fertile soil, and an abundant supply of clean water.

Bohemia and Nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Museum
  • Marshall Field III Estate
  • Heckscher State Park
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Wildlife and Ecology Center

Things To Do In Bohemia

Museums in the area include the American Airpower Museum, the Northport Historical Museum, and the Heckscher Museum of Art, all of which have historical artifacts on display. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium has a large collection of fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The Heckscher State Park offers provisions for swimming, boating, hiking, skiing, and walking on trails.

Bohemia Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Bohemia Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Dowling College, Saint Josephs College, Suffolk County Community College, and Sacred Heart University.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,372
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+4,849
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married49.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.9%
Median Earnings25+$51,399
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,409
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,452

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,017
% Above Poverty Level94.4%
% Below Poverty Level5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation6.8%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,580
Median House Value$382,100

Ancestry

Italian33.7%
Irish25.1%
German18.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
Polish4.6%
English3.1%
Canadian2.3%
Russian2.3%
Czech1.6%
Dutch1.5%
French Except Basque1.4%
Swedish1.4%
Ukrainian1.1%
Greek0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Turkish0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Croatian0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
US/American0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Bohemia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11716
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.77
Approximate Longitude-73.12

Bohemia 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
Distance2.3 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
Distance6.4 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
Distance21.8 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
Holbrook26,435$112,620
Islandia3,349$91,458
Oakdale7,405$120,917
Ronkonkoma18,846$98,512
Sayville16,389$127,165
West Sayville4,875$116,905

Bohemia Public Libraries

Connetquot Public Library
760 OCEAN AVENUE
Bohemia, New York
(631) 567-5079

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Bohemia Public Schools

Connetquot High School
190 7th St
ZIP: 11716
(631) 244-2228
High
Total Enrollment 2040
Edward J Bosti Elementary School
50 Bourne Blvd
ZIP: 11716
(631) 244-2291
Primary
Total Enrollment 337
John Pearl Elementary School
1070 Smithtown Ave
ZIP: 11716
(631) 244-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 250
Sycamore Avenue Elementary School
745 Sycamore Ave
ZIP: 11716
(631) 244-2261
Primary
Total Enrollment 399

Bohemia Private Schools

Nysarc Inc-suffolk Chapter
45 Crossway E
ZIP: 11716
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 96
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