Overview

Introduction to Nesconset, New York

Nesconset, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 43 miles E of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area with.

Nesconset History

This area was once occupied by Algonquian-speaking Native Americans. In fact, the name of the town comes from an Algonquian word meaning ’second crossing." During the 1970s, Neconset expanded by annexing a portion of Lake Ronkonkoma.

Nesconset and nearby Attractions

  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • Caleb Smith Park
  • New Mill Pond
  • Long Island Museum
  • Heatherwood Golf Club

Things To Do In Nesconset

The town of Nesconset offers plenty of opportunities for beach-related recreational activities and sports, as it is situated within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean. There are some excellent parks spread out over huge expanses of land and packed with facilities for many types of activities.

Nesconset Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Nesconset Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, Dowling College, Saint Joseph's College and SUNY College of Technology.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,893
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+6,646
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married62.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher57.6%
Median Earnings25+$72,612
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,969
Median Earnings With High School Degree$53,052

Wealth

Median Family Income$142,731
% Above Poverty Level98%
% Below Poverty Level2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone16.1%
Median Gross Rent$2,123
Median House Value$456,300

Ancestry

Italian33.6%
Irish25.5%
German16.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.2%
English8.1%
Polish6.1%
West Indian3.2%
Haitian2.9%
Russian2%
US/American1.8%
Dutch1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Swedish0.9%
Czech0.8%
Israeli0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Nesconset Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySuffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11767
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.84
Approximate Longitude-73.15

Nesconset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance4.6 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
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance8.8 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
StationBRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance21.8 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
Centereach32,028$120,276
Islandia3,345$108,250
Lake Grove11,130$126,488
Lake Ronkonkoma20,780$115,248
St. James13,155$139,188

Nesconset Public Libraries

Smithtown Special Library District
148 SMITHTOWN BOULEVARD
Nesconset, New York
(631) 360-2480

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Nesconset Public Schools

Great Hollow Middle School
150 Southern Blvd
ZIP: 11767
(631) 382-2805
Middle
Total Enrollment 973
Tackan Elementary School
99 Midwood Ave
ZIP: 11767
(631) 382-2675
Primary
Total Enrollment 453

Nesconset Private Schools

Cleary School For The Deaf
301 Smithtown Blvd
ZIP: 11767
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 46
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