North Amityville, New York

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North Amityville, New York
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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
Area
 • 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 in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Located within the Town of Babylon, the population was 17,862 at the 2010 Census.[1]

North Amityville residents are currently served by the Amityville Union Free School District, Copiague Union Free School District, and Farmingdale Union Free School District.


Demographics[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the hamlet has a total area of 2.35 square miles (6.1 km2),


As of the census of 2010, there were 17,862 people, and 5,289 households with an average of 3.26 persons per household residing in the hamlet. The population density was 7,587.9 square miles (19,653 km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 65.7% African American (With a large portion being West Indian), 4.3% Non-Hispanic White, 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 population in North Amityville was spread out with 7.0% under the age of 5, 27.0% under the age of 18, and 12.2% over the age of 65. Females make up 53.9% of the population.


There were 5,636 housing units, of which 25.8% were in multi-unit structures. The homeownership rate was 62.3%. 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 median income for a household in the hamlet was $77,231. 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line.

Geography[edit]

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, the village of Amityville to the south, and Copiague to the north, south, east and west.

Public schools[edit]

North Amityville is served by three different public school districts. Most residents are within the confines of the Copiague Union Free School District, another portion are within the Amityville Union Free School District, lastly 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.


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.


Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School
Amityville Memorial High School
Farmingdale High School

Transportation[edit]

The Long Island Rail Road does not have a branch in North Amityville. Instead, residents are within close proximity to the Copiague (LIRR station) & the Amityville (LIRR station). Operating under the Suffolk County Transit, several buses that serve the hamlet include:


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

Place of worship[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Amityville CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 


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