Overview

Introduction to North Bellmore, New York

North Bellmore, New York, in Nassau county, is 2 miles SW of Levittown, New York and 23 miles E of New York, New York. North Bellmore is part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area.

North Bellmore History

North Bellmore was originally settled in by Englishmen in the mid-17th century. Christian Sorto purchased the area in 1655. In its early years, the area was known as Smithville. The first railroad entered the town around 1867 and the station was named Bellmore. Since the community grew towards the railroad, it was also named after the station. North Bellmore is a census designated place in Nassau County, New York.

North Bellmore and nearby Attractions

  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Adventureland Amusement Park
  • Hicksville Gregory Museum
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum

Things To Do In North Bellmore

North Bellmore offers several recreational facilities. You can visit the Adventureland Amusement Park, Jones Beach State Park, Cantiague Park, Hempstead Lake State Park and Bethpage State Park are also worth taking a look around. You can also visit the Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach, Bronx Zoo, Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary, American Airpower Museum, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island and the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve.

North Bellmore Transportation

Republic Airport is the nearest airport.

North Bellmore Higher Education

SUNY College at Old Westbury, Hofstra University and New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,269
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+10,303
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher60%
Median Earnings25+$59,973
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,011

Wealth

Median Family Income$146,904
% Above Poverty Level97.3%
% Below Poverty Level2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation13.7%

Housing

People Living Alone16.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,608
Median House Value$468,300

Ancestry

Italian28.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.7%
Irish16.5%
German12.1%
Polish6.6%
Russian3.8%
Greek2.8%
English2.3%
Austrian1.7%
Turkish1.5%
Hungarian1.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Arab1%
West Indian0.7%
Albanian0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Brazilian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Guyanese0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Palestinian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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North Bellmore Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyNassau County
Standard Zip Codes11710
Phone Area Codes5,16,631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.65
Approximate Longitude-73.52

North Bellmore 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
Distance3.4 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
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance12.9 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellmore15,730$144,167
East Meadow37,358$121,845
North Merrick12,232$137,050
North Wantagh11,802$135,500
Roosevelt16,229$84,045
Wantagh18,078$161,714

North Bellmore Public Libraries

North Bellmore Public Library
1551 NEWBRIDGE ROAD
North Bellmore, New York
(516) 785-6260

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North Bellmore Public Schools

John G Dinkelmeyer School
2100 Waltoffer Ave
ZIP: 11710
(516) 992-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 394
Newbridge Road School
1601 Newbridge Rd
ZIP: 11710
(516) 992-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 354
Saw Mill Road School
2801 Saw Mill Rd
ZIP: 11710
(516) 992-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 701

North Bellmore Private Schools

South Shore Country Day School
1149 Newbridge Rd
ZIP: 11710
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
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