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Overview

Introduction to Calverton, New York

Calverton, New York, in Suffolk county, is 27 miles SE of Milford, Connecticut and 65 miles E of New York, New York. As of the year 2000 census, 5,704 people lived in Calverton.

Calverton History

The present-day hamlet of Calverton was originally inhabited by Native Americans who named the area Conungam, meaning fixed line or boundary. In 1844, the Long Island Railroad was laid into the area. Soon after, the area came to be known as Baiting Hollow Station. The first post office was established in Calverton in 1868. The area was named after its first postmaster, Bernard J. Calvert.

Calverton and nearby Attractions

  • Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum
  • Wildwood State Park
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Morton National Wildlife Refuge

Things To Do In Calverton

Wildwood State Park covers an area of around 600 acres and offers fishing and camping opportunities to visitors. The Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum and the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, which was the home of US President Theodore Roosevelt from 1886 to 1919, are some of the most notable nearby museums and historical sites. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Swan Lake Golf Club, Long Island National Golf Course or at the Cherry Creek Golf Course.

Calverton Transportation

Air transportation is available from Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.

Calverton Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Saint Joseph’s College-Suffolk Campus, the University Of New Haven and Suffolk County Community College-Ammerman Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,089
Male Share of the Population51.1%
Female Share of the Population48.9%
Senior Citizens32.2%
Employed Population 16+2,861
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married44.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$42,190
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,056
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,684

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,151
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,446
Median House Value$241,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.3%
Italian21.2%
Irish20%
German18.3%
Polish10.1%
English5.7%
African3.3%
West Indian3.1%
Jamaican2.8%
Norwegian2.3%
Czech2%
French Except Basque1.7%
Ukrainian1.6%
Austrian1.5%
Swedish1.5%
Hungarian0.8%
Greek0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Haitian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Russian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
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Calverton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11933
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.92
Approximate Longitude-72.76

Calverton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp47 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance15.3 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
StationGREENPORT POWER HOUSE
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp66 to 80 F
Oct Temp48 to 63 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baiting Hollow1,684$98,315
Eastport1,805$115,250
Manorville14,885$129,929
Northampton2,610$62,893
Riverhead33,716$84,364
Wading River7,742$121,071

Calverton Public Libraries

Baiting Hollow Free Library
4 WARNER DRIVE
Calverton, New York
(631) 727-8765

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Calverton Public Schools

Riley Avenue School
374 Riley Ave
ZIP: 11933
(631) 369-6804
Primary
Total Enrollment 577
Riverhead Charter School
3685 Middle Country Rd
ZIP: 11933
(631) 369-5800
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
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