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Overview

Introduction to East Massapequa, New York

East Massapequa, New York, in Nassau county, is 5 miles SE of Levittown, New York and 28 miles E of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area.

East Massapequa History

East Massapequa is a part of the Town of Oyster Bay, which originally belonged to the New Amsterdam colony. It was officially declared a town by the English after they captured the area from the Dutch. Oyster Bay continued to be a part of Queens County until 1898, when its western portion was merged with New York City.

East Massapequa and nearby Attractions

  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Bethpage State Park Golf Course
  • American Airpower Museum
  • Amityville Historical Society - Lauder Museum
  • Peninsula Golf Club
  • Tackapausha Museum and Preserve

Things To Do In East Massapequa

The waterfront is the most popular area in Eaast Massapequa and has provisions for a wide range of water and beach activities. The hamlet also has several parks and a few golf courses.

East Massapequa Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.

East Massapequa Higher Education

Facilities for higher education can be found at SUNY College of Technology, Hofstra University and the New York Institute of Technology.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,827
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+9,787
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.7%
Median Earnings25+$53,675
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,359
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,451

Wealth

Median Family Income$115,955
% Above Poverty Level93.4%
% Below Poverty Level6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation11.6%

Housing

People Living Alone20.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,344
Median House Value$416,100

Ancestry

Italian31.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%
Irish21.3%
German14.3%
West Indian6.1%
English4.8%
Haitian3.9%
Polish3.2%
Greek1.6%
Russian1.3%
Jamaican1.1%
Hungarian1%
Scottish0.9%
Trinidad Tobago0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Canadian0.4%
African0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Barbadian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Australian0.1%
British0.1%
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East Massapequa Almanac

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East Massapequa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance3.7 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
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp67 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance24.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amityville9,484$105,625
Copiague23,327$76,409
East Farmingdale6,108$105,134
Massapequa21,820$133,060
Massapequa Park17,176$130,030
North Amityville20,150$86,933
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