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.


Total Population19,556
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+9,195
Age of the Population43


% of people married52.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.7%
Median Earnings25+$53,168
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,863
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,342


Median Family Income$108,337
% Above Poverty Level95.1%
% Below Poverty Level4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation22%


People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,650
Median House Value$408,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lynbrook Almanac

Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City17 miles E of New York, New York
Standard Zip Codes11563
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Lynbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

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
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
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 Rockaway9,871$113,750
Hewlett Bay Park354$250
Hewlett Harbor1,229$224,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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