North Amityville, New York

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North Amityville, New York
The Sisters of St. Dominic Motherhouse Complex, one of North Amityville's best-known landmarks.
The Sisters of St. Dominic Motherhouse Complex, one of North Amityville's best-known landmarks.
U.S. Census map of North Amityville.
U.S. Census map of North Amityville.
North Amityville, New York is located in New York
North Amityville, New York
North Amityville, New York
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
CountySuffolk
TownBabylon
Area
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
33 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total17,862
 • Density7,600/sq mi (2,900/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11701, 11726
Area code(s)631
FIPS code36-51396
GNIS feature ID0958665

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

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.1 km2), all land.[1][2]

North Amityville is bordered by the hamlet of East Massapequa (in Nassau County) to the west, the hamlet of East Farmingdale to the north, the hamlet of North Lindenhurst to the southeast, the Village of Lindenhurst to the southeast, and the Village of Amityville and the hamlet of Copiague to the south.[3]

Demographics[edit]

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 35.8% African American, 27.5% White, 1.4% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 12.8% from other races, and 6.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34.7% 6,237 of the population.

The population in North Amityville was 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 $90,502. 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line.

Education[edit]

North Amityville is served by three public school districts.[3] Most residents are within the confines of the Copiague Union Free School District, while other portions are within the Amityville Union Free School District and the Farmingdale Union Free School District.[3] As such, children who reside within North Amityville and attend public schools will go to school in one of these three districts, depending on where in the hamlet they live.[3]

Transportation[edit]

The Long Island Rail Road does not have a branch in North Amityville. Instead, residents are in 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

Landmarks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Amityville CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ a b c d "Long Island Index: Interactive Map". www.longislandindexmaps.org. Retrieved 2021-08-27.

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