North Amityville, New York

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North Amityville, New York
Hamlet and census-designated place
U.S. Census map
U.S. Census map
North Amityville is located in New York
North Amityville
North Amityville
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°42′1″N 73°24′46″W / 40.70028°N 73.41278°W / 40.70028; -73.41278Coordinates: 40°42′1″N 73°24′46″W / 40.70028°N 73.41278°W / 40.70028; -73.41278
Country United States
State New York
County Suffolk
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,862
 • Density 7,600/sq mi (2,900/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 11701, 11726
Area code(s) 631
FIPS code 36-51396
GNIS feature ID 0958665

North Amityville is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Located on Long Island in the town of Babylon, the population of the CDP was 17,862 at the 2010 Census.[1]


North Amityville is located at 40°42′1″N 73°24′46″W / 40.70028°N 73.41278°W / 40.70028; -73.41278 (40.700143, -73.412803).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.1 km2), all land.[1]

North Amityville is bordered by East Massapequa (in Nassau County) to the west, East Farmingdale to the north, North Lindenhurst to the east, Lindenhurst to the southeast, Copiague to the south and north and east and west, and the village of Amityville to the south.

Demographics of the CDP[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 17,862 people and 5,437 households, with 3.26 persons per household. The population density was 7,587.9 per square mile.

There were 5,636 housing units, of which 27.6% wre in multi-unit structures. The homeownership rate was 61.9%. The median value of owner-occupied housing units was $339,100. 5.4% of housing units were vacant and 39.4% of occupied housing units were occupied by renters.

The racial makeup of the CDP was 31.4% White, 40.6% African American, 1.1% Native American, 6.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 12.8% from other races, and 4.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.5% of the population. The CDP was 10.7% non-Hispanic White.

There were 5,437 households out of which 42.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.4% were married couples living together, 25.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.32 and the average family size was 3.95.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 7.1% of the population under the age of 5, 27.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 20 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34.4 years.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $67,231. The per capita income for the CDP was $41,571. 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line.

Public schools[edit]

North Amityville is served by three different public school districts, and the borders are not well-defined (they do not always follow roads). Close to half of the CDP is within the Copiague Union Free School District, a slightly smaller portion is within the Amityville Union Free School District, and an even smaller portion is within the Farmingdale Union Free School District.

West of Bayview Avenue (from Sunrise Highway to Albany Avenue), northwest of Albany Avenue (from Bayview to just past Rainbow Lane), south of an imaginary border that stretches from Albany Avenue to Johnson Street, west of another unclear border that cross the properties between Johnson Street, Dubois Avenue, Columbus Boulevard, and Great Neck Road, and southwest of Great Neck Road (from Colombus Boulevard to the Southern State Parkway), is within the Amityville Union Free School District.

Northeast of Great Neck Road (from Columbus Boulevard to the Southern State Parkway) and west of an imaginary line that stretches from the northeastern corner of the Columbus Boulevard/Great Neck Road intersection to the Southern State parkway just west of Cedar Road, is within the Farmingdale Union Free School District. Almost all North Amityville elementary students in the Farmingdale School District go to Woodward Parkway Elementary School, very few go to Saltzman East Memorial.

The rest of the North Amityville is within the Copiague Union Free School District.

Even though North Amityville students make up a large portion of the Amityville and Copiague School Districts' student bodies (possibly more than half of Amityville's), there is only one public school that is entirely located in North Amityville: Northeast School, serving Pre-K and Kindergarten in the Amityville School District. Edmund W. Miles Middle School, which serves 7th, 8th, and 9th grade in the Amityville School District, straddles the border between North Amityville and the village.


North Amityville doesn't have any Long Island Railroad service, but it is served by several bus lines operated by Suffolk County Transit:[3]

  • S1: Amityville - Halesite
  • 1A: Amityville - North Amityville
  • S31: Copiague - Pinelawn

See also[edit]