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Overview

Introduction to Holbrook, New York

Holbrook, New York, in Suffolk county, is 9 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 47 miles E of New York, New York. Holbrook is part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area.

Holbrook History

Holbrook is a census-designated hamlet in Suffolk County, which was one of the 12 original counties of New York State. The hamlet is partially located in the Town of Islip and partly in the Town of Brookhaven. The area was originally inhabited by the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans.

Holbrook and nearby Attractions

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park
  • Lake Ronkonkoma Indian Princess Mural
  • Animal Farm Petting Zoo
  • Long Island Maritime Museum
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium

Things To Do In Holbrook

While staying in Holbrook, you can spend your leisure hours at the Long Island Museum and Long Island Maritime Museum if you are interested in exploring the history of the area. The Animal Farm Petting Zoo, Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk and the Wildlife and Ecology Center at Holtsville are ideal destinations for trips with family and friends.

Holbrook Transportation

Long Island Mac Arthur Airport is nearby.

Holbrook Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus, Dowling College and Saint Joseph's College-Suffolk Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,435
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+13,962
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married54.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.4%
Median Earnings25+$52,413
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,344
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,737

Wealth

Median Family Income$112,620
% Above Poverty Level97.2%
% Below Poverty Level2.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation5.1%

Housing

People Living Alone20.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,830
Median House Value$360,800

Ancestry

Italian37.9%
Irish27.2%
German18.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.8%
Polish6.3%
English5.6%
Russian2.2%
Greek2.2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Hungarian1.2%
Dutch1%
Turkish0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
US/American0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
African0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
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Holbrook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11741
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.79
Approximate Longitude-73.07

Holbrook 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
Distance1.4 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
Distance4.2 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
StationBRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance24.7 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
Centereach32,157$109,332
Farmingville15,363$105,165
Holtsville20,258$109,592
Lake Grove11,206$112,128
Lake Ronkonkoma19,882$107,879
Ronkonkoma18,846$98,512

Holbrook Public Libraries

Sachem Public Library
150 HOLBROOK ROAD
Holbrook, New York
(631) 588-5024

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Holbrook Public Schools

Grundy Avenue School
950 Grundy Ave
ZIP: 11741
(631) 471-1820
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Merrimac School
1090 Broadway Ave
ZIP: 11741
(631) 244-5670
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Nokomis School
151 Holbrook Rd
ZIP: 11741
(631) 471-1840
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Seneca Middle School
850 Main St
ZIP: 11741
(631) 471-1850
Middle
Total Enrollment 750
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