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Overview

Introduction to Lindenhurst, New York

Lindenhurst, New York, in Suffolk county, is 7 miles E of Levittown, New York and 32 miles E of New York, New York. The village is conveniently located inside the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area.

Lindenhurst History

The earliest European settlers in this area were from Germany. They named it Breslau, after their native city of Breslau in Silesia. The town was established in 1873, and adopted its present name of Lindenhurst in 1891. The name was derived from the Linden trees that grew in the area.

Lindenhurst and nearby Attractions

  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Colonial Springs Golf Club
  • Captree State Park
  • Amityville Historical Society - Lauder Museum
  • American Airpower Museum
  • Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Things To Do In Lindenhurst

Lindenhurst is situated at an excellent location - the Atlantic Ocean is nearby and its golden sandy beaches await residents and visitors. Beach volleyball and other popular beach-related activities are common. There are some excellent and well facilitated parks and golf courses in the neighborhood as well.

Lindenhurst Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Lindenhurst Higher Education

SUNY College of Technology, Suffolk County Community College and Hofstra University are the nearby centers of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population27,234
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+14,452
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24%
Median Earnings25+$46,443
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,520
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,961

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,729
% Above Poverty Level93.6%
% Below Poverty Level6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation10.8%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,481
Median House Value$345,700

Ancestry

Italian32.4%
Irish22.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.9%
German16.5%
Polish10%
English2.9%
Greek1.7%
Ukrainian1.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Turkish1.1%
Arab1%
Dutch0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Albanian0.7%
West Indian0.7%
Russian0.7%
Scottish0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Moroccan0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Danishn0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Lindenhurst Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11757
Phone Area Codes516,631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.68
Approximate Longitude-73.37

Lindenhurst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance7.1 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
StationISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance16.4 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
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp67 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amityville9,484$105,625
Babylon213,254$94,953
Copiague23,327$76,409
North Amityville20,150$86,933
North Lindenhurst10,920$74,183
West Babylon43,359$96,027

Lindenhurst Public Libraries

Lindenhurst Memorial Library
ONE LEE AVENUE
Lindenhurst, New York
(631) 957-7755

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Lindenhurst Public Schools

Albany Avenue School
180 Albany Ave
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3150
Primary
Total Enrollment 439
Alleghany Avenue School
250 S Alleghany Ave
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3200
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
Daniel Street School
289 Daniel St
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 579
Harding Avenue School
2 Harding Ave
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3350
Primary
Total Enrollment 368
Lindenhurst Middle School
350 S Wellwood Ave
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1406
Lindenhurst Senior High School
300 Charles St
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3700
High
Total Enrollment 2133
West Gates Avenue School
175 W Gates Ave
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
William Rall School
761 N Wellwood Ave
ZIP: 11757
(631) 867-3450
Primary
Total Enrollment 543

Lindenhurst Private Schools

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
240 S Wellwood Ave
ZIP: 11757
Elementary
Total Enrollment 157
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