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Overview

Introduction to West Sayville, New York

West Sayville, New York, in Suffolk County, is 8 miles SE of Brentwood, New York and 46 miles E of New York, New York.

West Sayville History

Suffolk County was established in 1683 and named after Suffolk County, England. Adrian Block, a Dutchman, was the first European explorer to arrive in this region. In 1639, Lion Gardiner became the first permanent European settler in the region.

West Sayville and nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Museum
  • Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Blue Mountain
  • Bartlett Arboretum

Things To Do In West Sayville

Local museums include the American Airpower Museum, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and the BNL Science Museum. Caumsett State Historic Park, Marshall Field III estate, Eagles Nest and the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park are some of the nearby historical sites, while Belmont Lake State Park, Bethpage State Park and Fire Island National Seashore provide various recreational opportunities. The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, Beardsley Zoological Gardens and the Bartlett Arboretum are al accessible from West Sayville as well.

West Sayville Transportation

Flights are available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

West Sayville Higher Education

The New York Institute of Technology-Central Islip, SUNY Farmingdale and the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception are some of the colleges and universities located nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,824
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+2,249
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.4%
Median Earnings25+$55,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,438

Wealth

Median Family Income$113,017
% Above Poverty Level95.5%
% Below Poverty Level4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation8.8%

Housing

People Living Alone22.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,621
Median House Value$367,900

Ancestry

Italian31.9%
Irish29.4%
German22.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.1%
English4.8%
Polish3.6%
Russian3%
Norwegian2.2%
Czech2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Dutch1.8%
Scottish1.6%
Welsh1.2%
Canadian1.1%
Arab0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Syrian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Maltese0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Finnish0.2%
US/American0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
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West Sayville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Suffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11796
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.72
Approximate Longitude-73.1

West Sayville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance7.2 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
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance21.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bayport8,181$122,204
Blue Point4,742$125,978
Bohemia9,282$107,131
Great River1,441$143,000
Oakdale7,274$127,200
Sayville16,143$129,617

West Sayville Public Schools

Cherry Avenue Elementary School
155 Cherry Ave
ZIP: 11796
(631) 244-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 436
Sayville High School
20 Brook St
ZIP: 11796
(631) 244-6600
High
Total Enrollment 994

West Sayville Private Schools

West Sayville Christian School
37 Rollstone Ave
ZIP: 11796
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
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