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Overview

Introduction to Huntington Station, New York

Huntington Station, New York, in Suffolk county, is 10 miles NW of Brentwood, New York and 30 miles E of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area.

Huntington Station History

Huntington Station is a census-designated hamlet in the Town of Huntington. It was incorporated on March 7, 1788. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The land was purchased by Daniel Whitehead, Richard Holbrook and Robert Williams in 1653 as a part of the First Purchase. Like the Town of Huntington, the hamlet is also named after Huntingdon, England. It is also the hometown of American poet Walt Whitman.

Huntington Station and nearby Attractions

  • Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
  • Northport Historical Museum
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
  • Adventureland Amusement Park

Things To Do In Huntington Station

While staying in Huntington Station, you can visit the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Museum to learn about the poet and his life. It also has several houses of worship. Leisure hours can also be spent at the Walt Whitman Mall. The Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary, Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum and the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk are also popular local spots.

Huntington Station Transportation

JFK Airport is the nearest major airport.

Huntington Station Higher Education

Opportunities for higher studies are offered by SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, the New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury, Suffolk County Community College- Western Campus and Long Island University- C. W. Post Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population33,338
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+16,539
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married48.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.3%
Median Earnings25+$41,079
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,646
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,944

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,278
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation9.9%

Housing

People Living Alone21.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,703
Median House Value$356,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.5%
Italian15%
Irish11.4%
German10.2%
Polish4.2%
English2.8%
West Indian2.1%
Haitian1.6%
Russian1.6%
Greek1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Arab0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
African0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Huntington Station Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11746, 11747
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.84
Approximate Longitude-73.4

Huntington Station Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMINEOLA
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance14.8 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
StationSTAMFORD 5 N
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cold Spring Harbor5,088$209,625
Greenlawn13,850$113,530
Halesite2,770$151,528
South Huntington9,733$112,384
West Hills5,349$144,875

Huntington Station Public Schools

Countrywood Primary Center
499 Old Country Rd
ZIP: 11746
(631) 812-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 648
Henry L Stimson Middle School
401 Oakwood Rd
ZIP: 11746
(631) 812-3700
Middle
Total Enrollment 905
Jack Abrams Stem Magnet School
155 Lowndes Ave
ZIP: 11746
(631) 673-2038
Primary
Total Enrollment 276
Maplewood Intermediate School
19 School Ln
ZIP: 11746
(631) 812-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 683
Silas Wood 6th Grade Center
23 Harding Pl
ZIP: 11746
(631) 812-3600
Middle
Total Enrollment 460
Walt Whitman High School
301 W Hills Rd
ZIP: 11746
(631) 812-3800
High
Total Enrollment 1917
Washington School
78 Whitson Rd
ZIP: 11746
(631) 673-2090
Primary
Total Enrollment 410

Huntington Station Private Schools

Huntington Montessori-northshore Learning
165 Pidgeon Hill Rd
ZIP: 11746
Elementary
Total Enrollment 29
Long Island School For The Gifted
165 Pidgeon Hill Rd Ste 1
ZIP: 11746
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 268
St Anthonys High School
275 Wolf Hill Rd
ZIP: 11747
Secondary
Total Enrollment 2522
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