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Overview

Introduction to North Massapequa, New York

North Massapequa, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles SE of Levittown, New York and 27 miles E of New York, New York. The town is located in the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area.

North Massapequa History

North Massapequa is a census designated hamlet located in the Town of Oyster Bay, which was originally a part of the colony of New Amsterdam. Oyster Bay became a town around 1667 and then a part of New York City in 1898. The town includes around 18 incorporated villages and more than 16 unincorporated hamlets. Some of the notable residents of North Massapequa are Steve Guttenberg, the American actor and comedian; and Marilyn Singer, the award winning children's author.

North Massapequa and nearby Attractions

  • Adventureland Amusement Park
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Things To Do In North Massapequa

In North Massapequa, you can visit the Massapequa Preserve. The Adventureland Amusement Park is very close to the hamlet as well. You can also visit the Belmont Lake State Park, Eisenhower Park and Bethpage State Park. The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Amityville Historical Society- Lauder Museum, Hicksville Gregory Museum and the American Airpower Museum are also nearby tourist attractions.

North Massapequa Transportation

Republic Airport is nearby.

North Massapequa Higher Education

Facilities for higher studies are provided by Hofstra University, Nassau Community College, Long Island University- C. W. Post Campus and the SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,591
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+9,637
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.6%
Median Earnings25+$63,524
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,932
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,354

Wealth

Median Family Income$128,077
% Above Poverty Level94.9%
% Below Poverty Level5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation12.1%

Housing

People Living Alone16.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,799
Median House Value$432,000

Ancestry

Italian42%
Irish23%
German15.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.1%
Polish5.2%
Russian2.9%
English2.7%
Greek1.8%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swedish1.2%
Hungarian1.2%
Austrian0.9%
Lithuanian0.9%
West Indian0.7%
Scottish0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Palestinian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Maltese0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Afghan)0.3%
Swiss0.2%
British0.2%
Cypriot0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
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North Massapequa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11758, 11758
Phone Area Codes6,31,516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.66
Approximate Longitude-73.47

North Massapequa 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
Distance4 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
Distance16.6 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 LA GUARDIA AP
Distance22.8 miles
Jan Temp27 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Farmingdale6,222$110,404
Massapequa22,102$132,292
Massapequa Park17,223$135,575
North Amityville19,774$94,034
Plainedge9,227$132,074
South Farmingdale15,294$122,699

North Massapequa Public Schools

Albany Avenue Elementary School
101 Albany Ave
ZIP: 11758
(516) 752-6570
Primary
Total Enrollment 589

North Massapequa Private Schools

Montessori Childrens School
98 Jerusalem Ave
ZIP: 11758
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
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