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Overview

Introduction to North Babylon, New York

North Babylon, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles SW of Brentwood, New York and 34 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan statistical area.

North Babylon History

North Babylon is a census-designated hamlet in the Town of Babylon. The region was called Huntington South in its early years. An early settler, Nathaniel Conklin, who moved with his family to this region in 1803, named it "New Babylon" after the historical town of Babylon.

North Babylon and nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Museum
  • Lauder Museum
  • Captree State Park
  • Robert Moses State Park
  • Bergen Point Golf Club
  • Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Things To Do In North Babylon

The area has several beaches nearby which are popular tourist spots. Beach sports are quite popular. There are many islands in the vicinity where people can experience the exquisite beauty of nature. The local parks, golf clubs and museums provide standard facilities for recreation.

North Babylon Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

North Babylon Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, SUNY College of Technology, Dowling College and Hofstra University.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,212
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+8,324
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married53.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.5%
Median Earnings25+$52,072
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,739

Wealth

Median Family Income$99,899
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation5.7%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,769
Median House Value$337,300

Ancestry

Italian33.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.5%
Irish22%
German14.4%
Polish5.7%
English3.3%
West Indian3.3%
Turkish2.3%
Russian2.1%
Jamaican2.1%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.3%
Haitian0.8%
Ghanaian0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
African0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Greek0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Guyanese0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Arab0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
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North Babylon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11703
Phone Area Codes631,516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.73
Approximate Longitude-73.32

North Babylon 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
Distance10.4 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
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance17.8 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
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance24 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
Babylon213,254$94,953
Brightwaters3,092$146,591
North Lindenhurst10,920$74,183
West Babylon43,359$96,027
West Bay Shore4,803$133,542
West Islip27,231$125,401

North Babylon Public Libraries

North Babylon Public Library
815 DEER PARK AVENUE
North Babylon, New York
(631) 669-4020

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North Babylon Public Schools

Marion G Vedder Elementary School
794 Deer Park Ave
ZIP: 11703
(631) 620-7605
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
North Babylon High School
1 Phelps Ln
ZIP: 11703
(631) 620-7101
High
Total Enrollment 1551
Parliament Place School
80 Parliament Pl
ZIP: 11703
(631) 620-7905
Primary
Total Enrollment 451
Robert Moses Middle School
250 Phelps Ln
ZIP: 11703
(631) 620-7300
Middle
Total Enrollment 1077
William E Deluca Jr Elementary School
223 Phelps Ln
ZIP: 11703
(631) 620-7705
Primary
Total Enrollment 456
Woods Road Elementary School
110 Woods Rd
ZIP: 11703
(631) 620-7805
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
Belmont Elementary School
108 Barnum St
ZIP: 11704
(631) 620-7505
Primary
Total Enrollment 375
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