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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 in New York
Country  United States
State  New York
County Suffolk
Town Babylon
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
33 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 18,643
 • Density 7,920/sq mi (3,056/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
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 the Town of Babylon in Suffolk County, on the South Shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 18,643 at the 2020 Census.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 17,862
U.S. Decennial Census
2010 2020

2020 census

North Amityville CDP, New York - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 1,907 1,678 10.68% 9.00%
Black or African American alone (NH) 10,076 8,834 56.41% 47.39%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 130 123 0.73% 0.66%
Asian alone (NH) 167 280 0.93% 1.50%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 9 10 0.05% 0.05%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 70 223 0.39% 1.20%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 410 596 2.30% 3.20%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 5,093 6,899 28.51% 37.01%
Total 17,862 18,643 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

2010 Census

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.

Geography

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).

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

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.

Transportation

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

Place of worship

  • Sisters of St. Dominic Motherhouse Complex


Education

North Amityville is served by three public school districts. 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. 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.

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