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Overview

Introduction to Lynbrook, New York

Lynbrook, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles SW of Hempstead, New York and 17 miles E of New York, New York. Lynbrook is part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area.

Lynbrook History

Lynbrook was originally known as Bloomfield. It was later renamed Pearsall's Corners after the a local General Store, which was a famous stage coach stop for those traveling from New York City to Long Island. It was incorporated as a village in 1911. The present name was derived by exchanging the two syllables in Brooklyn.

Lynbrook and nearby Attractions

  • Hempstead Lake State Park
  • Belmont Park race track
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Rock Hall Museum
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • Bronx Zoo

Things To Do In Lynbrook

Lynbrook offers numerous recreational facilities. You can visit Greis Park, Eisenhower Park, Tanglewood Preserve and Valley Stream State Park. It is also close to the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Hofstra Museum, Rock Hall Museum, African American Museum and the Queens County Farm Museum. Leisure hours can also be spent at the Prospect Park Zoo, Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach or the Bronx Zoo. Golfers can enjoy their free hours at the Bay Park Golf Course.

Lynbrook Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.

Lynbrook Higher Education

Nassau Community College and Adelphi University are close by.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,584
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+9,588
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.7%
Median Earnings25+$51,415
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,403
Median Earnings With High School Degree$44,245

Wealth

Median Family Income$106,515
% Above Poverty Level94.5%
% Below Poverty Level5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation21.7%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,664
Median House Value$423,600

Ancestry

Italian28.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.4%
Irish18.9%
German12.3%
Polish3.8%
English3.2%
Greek2.4%
West Indian2.4%
Haitian2%
Russian1.9%
Hungarian1.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Finnish0.9%
Austrian0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Scottish0.7%
African0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Arab0.5%
Romanian0.4%
Maltese0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Czech0.4%
Guyanese0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Ugandan0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Basque0.1%
Australian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Lynbrook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11563
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.65
Approximate Longitude-73.67

Lynbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance5.2 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
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance9 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
StationNEW YORK AVE V BROOKLYN
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 39 F
Apr Temp45 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp50 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Rockaway9,815$132,917
Hewlett6,043$101,250
Hewlett Bay Park366$250
Hewlett Harbor1,247$235,000
Malverne8,556$117,205
Rockville Centre24,262$138,824

Lynbrook Public Libraries

Lynbrook Public Library
56 ELDERT STREET
Lynbrook, New York
(516) 599-8630

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Lynbrook Public Schools

Davison Avenue Intermediate School
49 Davison Ave
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-6462
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Kindergarten Center
111 Atlantic Ave
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-8065
Primary
Total Enrollment 169
Lynbrook North Middle School
529 Merrick Rd
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-0282
Middle
Total Enrollment 264
Lynbrook Senior High School
9 Union Ave
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-0200
High
Total Enrollment 906
Lynbrook South Middle School
333 Union Ave
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-0267
Middle
Total Enrollment 411
Marion Street School
100 Marion St
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-0295
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
West End School
30 Clark Ave
ZIP: 11563
(516) 887-0288
Primary
Total Enrollment 412

Lynbrook Private Schools

Little Minds Montessori House Of Children
180 Denton Ave
ZIP: 11563
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
Our Lady Of Peace School
21 Fowler Ave
ZIP: 11563
Elementary
Total Enrollment 234
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