Overview

Introduction to North Bellport, New York

North Bellport, New York, in Suffolk County, is 15 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 54 miles E of New York, New York.

North Bellport History

Adrian Block, a Dutch explorer, became the first European to visit the region in 1614. English colonists arrived in the mid 17th century, and Dutch settlers ceded control of the area to the English. Suffolk County was established in 1683. Farming, fishing and shipbuilding were the early industries. After World War II, extensive housing development occurred in the area. A number of educational institutions were also established in the area. The community of North Bellport is now a part of the Town of Brookhaven, which was incorporated in 1686.

North Bellport and nearby Attractions

  • Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Heckscher State Park
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
  • Hillwood Art Museum

Things To Do In North Bellport

The Suffolk County Historical Society, the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum and the Long Island Museum are some of the local museums. The Long Island Maritime Museum features maritime exhibits and also includes a research center. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, Roslyn Grist Mill, Caumsett State Historic Park, Marshall Field III estate and the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park are some of the historic sites located nearby. Fire Island National Seashore is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great South Bay. Apart from 32 miles of beach, public marinas, and nature trails, it includes 15 hamlets and two villages. Visitors can also enjoy fishing, boating, camping and picnicking at the Heckscher State Park, Captree State Park, Robert Moses State Park and Wildwood State Park. Spring Lake Golf Club is the local golf course.

North Bellport Transportation

Air transportation is available from Long Island Mac Arthur Airport.

North Bellport Higher Education

Colleges near North Bellport include Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus, Dowling College and Suffolk County Community College-Ammerman Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,593
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens7.6%
Employed Population 16+5,172
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married38.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.9%
Median Earnings25+$41,669
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,273
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,538

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,003
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone17.8%
Median Gross Rent$2,143
Median House Value$277,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53.1%
Italian18.2%
Irish10.9%
German8.1%
English3.2%
West Indian2.3%
African2.1%
Polish1.4%
Greek0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Jamaican0.6%
Trinidad Tobago0.5%
Russian0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Guyanese0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Scottish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Finnish0.2%
US/American0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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North Bellport Almanac

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North Bellport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance3.5 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
StationRIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp47 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationBRIDGEPORT SIKORSKY AP
Distance28.9 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
Bellport2,008$118,250
East Patchogue22,637$101,311
Medford24,247$109,958
North Patchogue7,561$120,492
Patchogue12,398$89,463
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