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Overview

Introduction to Hauppauge, New York

Hauppauge, New York, in Suffolk county, is 3 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 41 miles E of New York, New York. Hauppauge is part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area,

Hauppauge History

Hauppauge is a census-designated hamlet partly located in Islip and partly in Smithtown. Algonquin Native Americans originally inhabited the area. In fact, the hamlet derived its name from an Algonquian term meaning "swampy area." It is home to the Hauppauge Industrial Park, which is the largest industrial park on Long Island and the second largest of its kind in the United States.

Hauppauge and nearby Attractions

  • Long Island Museum
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • Country Fair Entertainment Park
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
  • Adventureland Amusement Park

Things To Do In Hauppauge

The Long Island Museum, the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park and the Caumsett State Historic Park are all accessible from Hauppauge. Local parks include Weld Park, Belmont Lake State Park, Jones Beach State Park, Greengate Park and Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The Hamlet Wind Watch Golf and Country Club is home to the local golf course.

Hauppauge Transportation

Long Island Mac Arthur Airport is nearby.

Hauppauge Higher Education

Long Island University-Brentwood, Suffolk County Community College-Western Campus, Norwalk Community College and Dowling College are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,301
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+10,038
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.4%
Median Earnings25+$57,116
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,528
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,531

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,574
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation5.7%

Housing

People Living Alone20.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,900
Median House Value$455,700

Ancestry

Italian32.8%
Irish19.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.4%
German14.4%
Polish5.5%
English4.5%
African2.6%
Greek2.5%
Ghanaian2.1%
Russian2.1%
French Except Basque1.6%
Ukrainian1.4%
Norwegian1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Austrian1.1%
Scottish0.9%
Portuguese0.9%
Swedish0.9%
West Indian0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
US/American0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Macedonian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
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Hauppauge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11788, 11749
Phone Area Codes516,631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.82
Approximate Longitude-73.21

Hauppauge 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
Distance5.7 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
Distance10.8 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
Distance19.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brentwood61,438$69,835
Central Islip34,724$69,578
Islandia3,349$91,458
Lake Ronkonkoma19,882$107,879
Nesconset13,973$124,663
Smithtown118,038$130,824

Hauppauge Public Libraries

Hauppauge Public Library
601 VETERANS MEMORIAL HWY.
Hauppauge, New York
(631) 979-1600

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Hauppauge Public Schools

Bretton Woods Elementary School
1 Club Ln
ZIP: 11788
(631) 582-6633
Primary
Total Enrollment 632
Hauppauge High School
500 Lincoln Blvd
ZIP: 11788
(631) 265-3630
High
Total Enrollment 1310
Hauppauge Middle School
600 Town Line Rd
ZIP: 11788
(631) 265-3630
Middle
Total Enrollment 896
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