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Overview

Introduction to Seaford, New York

Seaford, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles S of Levittown, New York and 26 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan statistical area.

Seaford History

The development of the present day town of Seaford was initiated by Captain John Seaman, a native of the village of Seaford, England. The town was initially known as Jerusalem South, and adopted its current name in 1868. At one point in time, the town was also referred to as Seaman's Neck. During the late 1800s, Seaford became a popular summer retreat for residents of New York City.

SeafordSeaford and nearby Attractions

  • Cedar Creek Park
  • Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
  • Adventureland Amusement Park
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Hicksville Gregory Museum
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary

Things To Do In Seaford

Seaford has a number of parks and playgrounds. You can take advantage of the recreational facilities offered by the Washington Avenue Park, Cedar Creek Park, Tackapausha Preserve, Seamans Neck Park and Jones Beach State Park. The Adventureland Amusement Park is another popular tourist haunt near Seaford. You can also visit the Brooklyn Children's Museum, American Airpower Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum and the Hofstra Museum from Seaford.

Seaford Transportation

Republic Airport is nearby.

Seaford Higher Education

SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury and Hofstra University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,405
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+8,156
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married58.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.8%
Median Earnings25+$66,827
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$51,146

Wealth

Median Family Income$140,095
% Above Poverty Level96.7%
% Below Poverty Level3.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation14.8%

Housing

People Living Alone16.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,950
Median House Value$449,800

Ancestry

Italian36.3%
Irish30.4%
German18.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10%
Polish4.1%
English4%
French Except Basque2.7%
Greek2.5%
Russian1.5%
Austrian0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Arab0.7%
US/American0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Israeli0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Australian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Seaford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11783
Phone Area Codes5,16,631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.66
Approximate Longitude-73.49

Seaford 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
Distance1.2 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
Distance14.8 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
Distance26.3 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
Bellmore15,767$134,658
East Massapequa18,689$122,981
Massapequa22,102$132,292
Massapequa Park17,223$135,575
North Wantagh12,019$136,453
Wantagh18,525$151,250

Seaford Public Libraries

Seaford Public Library
2234 JACKSON AVENUE
Seaford, New York
(516) 221-1334

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Seaford Public Schools

East Broadway School
751 Seaman Neck Rd
ZIP: 11783
(516) 434-7426
Primary
Total Enrollment 670
Seaford Harbor School
3500 Bayview St
ZIP: 11783
(516) 592-4100
Primary
Total Enrollment 598
Seaford Manor School
1590 Washington Ave
ZIP: 11783
(516) 592-4050
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Seaford Middle School
3940 Sunset Ave
ZIP: 11783
(516) 592-4200
Middle
Total Enrollment 556
Seaford Senior High School
1575 Seamans Neck Rd
ZIP: 11783
(516) 592-4300
High
Total Enrollment 756

Seaford Private Schools

Maria Regina Elementary School
4045 Jerusalem Ave
ZIP: 11783
Elementary
Total Enrollment 295
St William The Abbot School
2001 Jackson Ave
ZIP: 11783
Elementary
Total Enrollment 521
The Hagedorn Little Village School
750 Hicksville Rd
ZIP: 11783
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 60
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