Overview

Introduction to Farmingville, New York

Farmingville, New York, in Suffolk county, is 11 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 50 miles E of New York, New York. The town is included in the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area.

Farmingville History

Farmingville is a census-designated place and hamlet in the Town of Brookhaven. The area was originally settled in by the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans. Early English settlement began in the mid 1600s. Farmingville grabbed national attention because of its anti-immigration sentiments. A number of members of the community have protested the lack of immigration-law enforcement policies in the hamlet.

Farmingville and nearby Attractions

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park
  • Long Island Museum
  • Smith Point Park Beach
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Things To Do In Farmingville

While staying in Farmingville, you can visit the American Airpower Museum, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery, Atlantis Marine World and the Old Westbury Gardens. The Adventureland Amusement Park is also worth visiting. You can plan a family daytrip to the Long Island Children's Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum or the Splish Splash WaterPark as well. Cathedral Pines County Park and the Wildlife and Ecology Center at Holtsville are also nearby.

Farmingville Transportation

Long Island Mac Arthur Airport is nearby.

Farmingville Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are very close to Farmingville.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,495
Male Share of the Population52.2%
Female Share of the Population47.8%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+8,094
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married53.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30%
Median Earnings25+$50,477
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,789
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,615

Wealth

Median Family Income$112,333
% Above Poverty Level95.1%
% Below Poverty Level4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone11.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,606
Median House Value$339,000

Ancestry

Italian32.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.6%
Irish19.2%
German16.2%
Polish4.4%
English2.9%
Greek2.2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Czech1.6%
Russian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Swedish1.2%
Portuguese1.1%
Canadian0.9%
Turkish0.7%
Haitian0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Maltese0.1%
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Farmingville Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySuffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11738
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.84
Approximate Longitude-73.04

Farmingville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance2.7 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
StationRIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance18.9 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
StationBRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 57 F
Jul Temp66 to 82 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coram39,977$100,657
Gordon Heights3,667$88,864
Holbrook26,286$119,491
Holtsville19,365$114,217
Medford24,247$109,958
Selden19,770$100,988

Farmingville Public Schools

Lynwood Avenue School
50 Lynwood Ave
ZIP: 11738
(631) 696-8650
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Sachem High School East
177 Granny Rd
ZIP: 11738
(631) 716-8200
High
Total Enrollment 2391
Tecumseh Elementary School
179 Granny Rd
ZIP: 11738
(631) 696-8660
Primary
Total Enrollment 410
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