Lindenhurst, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 27,819. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,248 (+1.5% change)
Males: 13,518 (48.6%), Females: 14,301 (51.4%)

Suffolk County

Zip code: 11757

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $61,667 (year 2000)
Median house value: $167,500 (year 2000)

Races in Lindenhurst:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (38.9%), Irish (26.9%), German (20.3%), Polish (8.5%), English (3.8%), United States (2.1%).

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lindenhurst

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lindenhurst village

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

10.9% Foreign born (6.2% Europe, 3.4% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +919 (+3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lindenhurst:

  • BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; AMITYVILLE, NY)
  • BRUNSWICK PSYCH CENTER (about 3 miles; AMITYVILLE, NY)
  • SOUTH OAKS HOSP (about 3 miles; AMITYVILLE, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lindenhurst:

  • REPUBLIC (about 3 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR (about 20 miles; ISLIP, NY; ID: ISP)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 28 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lindenhurst:

  • BAYPORT AERODROME (about 23 miles; BAYPORT, NY; ID: 23N)
  • SANDS POINT (about 25 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 32 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lindenhurst:

  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 6 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,831)
  • SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-WESTERN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; BRENTWOOD, NY; FT enrollment: 3,485)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
  • DOWLING COLLEGE (about 18 miles; OAKDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 18 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 18 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 13,710)

Schools

Public high school in Lindenhurst:

  • LINDENHURST SHS (Students: 2,421; Location: 300 CHARLES ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lindenhurst:

  • LINDENHURST MS (Students: 1,891; Location: 350 S WELLWOOD AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILLIAM RALL SCHOOL (Students: 683; Location: 761 N WELLWOOD AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DANIEL STREET SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 289 DANIEL ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ALBANY AVE SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 180 ALBANY AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST GATES AVE SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 175 WEST GATES AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ALLEGHANY AVE SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 250 S ALLEGHANY AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EDWARD W. BOWER SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 315 W MONTAUK HWY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HARDING AVE SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: 2 HARDING AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lindenhurst:

  • OUR LADY-PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 240 S WELLWOOD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF LINDENHUR (Students: 86; Location: 175 SOUTH 11TH STREET; Grades: KG – 3)

Libraries

Library in Lindenhurst:

  • LINDENHURST MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,552,314; Location: ONE LEE AVENUE; 226,350 books; 6,121 audio materials; 9,596 video materials; 1,399 serial subscriptions)