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Overview

Introduction to Holtsville, New York

Holtsville, New York, in Suffolk county, is 10 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 49 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan statistical area.

Holtsville History

Holtsville is a census-designated hamlet located in the Town of Islip. The area was originally inhabited by the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans and was first settled in by Europeans in the late 1600s. Holtsville was named after postmaster general Joseph Holt.

Holtsville and nearby Attractions

  • Empire State Carousel Museum
  • Long Island Museum
  • Smith Point Park Beach
  • Animal Farm Petting Zoo
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium

Things To Do In Holtsville

Holtsville offers a number of recreational facilities for both its residents and visitors. The Long Island Maritime Museum, Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum and the Long Island Museum are good places to learn more about the history of the region. The Cathedral Pines County Park, Smith Point Park Beach and Wildwood State Park are also ideal destinations for day trips with family and friends. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is also nearby.

Holtsville Transportation

JFK International is the nearest major airport.

Holtsville Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus, Dowling College and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are some of the nearby institutes of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,258
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+10,483
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.8%
Median Earnings25+$51,931
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$34,479
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,407

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,592
% Above Poverty Level95.6%
% Below Poverty Level4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation5%

Housing

People Living Alone20.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,628
Median House Value$345,800

Ancestry

Italian33.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.9%
Irish22.7%
German15.7%
English5.3%
Polish5%
West Indian1.8%
Haitian1.6%
Greek1.4%
Arab0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Russian0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Portuguese0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Iraqi0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Afghan)0.3%
African0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Holtsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11742
Company Zip Codes501, 544
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.81
Approximate Longitude-73.04

Holtsville 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
Distance2.6 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
Distance20.1 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
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
Farmingville15,363$105,165
Holbrook26,435$112,620
Medford23,829$102,431
North Patchogue6,656$107,529
Ronkonkoma18,846$98,512
Selden20,226$91,822

Holtsville Public Schools

Chippewa Elementary School
1 David Mello Dr
ZIP: 11742
(631) 696-8640
Primary
Total Enrollment 463
Sagamore Middle School
57 Division St
ZIP: 11742
(631) 696-8600
Middle
Total Enrollment 804
Sequoya Middle School
750 Waverly Ave
ZIP: 11742
(631) 207-7100
Middle
Total Enrollment 793
Tamarac Elementary School
50 Spence Ave
ZIP: 11742
(631) 244-5680
Primary
Total Enrollment 553
Waverly Avenue School
1111 Waverly Ave
ZIP: 11742
(631) 654-8690
Primary
Total Enrollment 541

Holtsville Private Schools

Long Island Baptist Academy
125 Long Island Ave
ZIP: 11742
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 24
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