Babylon (zip code 11702) is a village located in the town of Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island. Students at Babylon will attend schools at the Babylon School District, with some attending the West Babylon School District.
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Median Age: 43
Population Under 18: 19.7%
Population Over 65: 14.9%
% of Population with High School Diploma: 96.7%
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree: 47.7%
% of Population with Graduate or Professional Degree: 20.4%
Median Household Income: $132633
Average Household Income: $153398
Average Travel Time to Work: 33.6 minutes
The Village of Babylon is a quaint walkable village, with plenty of dining choices and boutique shops, and a convenient LIRR train stop. The local Argyle Theater at the village provides a great shows for adults and children. The popular Argyle Park has a beautiful lake prefect for a stroll around the lake, dog walking fishing. The park also has a playground for children, and hosts community events.
The most captivating part of Babylon though is its location by the water. There are plenty of canals towards the Great South Bay, along with lakes, creeks and marinas in town. There is a spring-fed lake at Belmont Lake State Park, and the ocean beaches at Robert Moses State Park on Fire Island is only a short drive away.
Babylon is also a very convenient town, with plenty of shopping centers around town. The Tangers Outlets is around 20 minutes away in Deer Park. For golf lovers, the Town of Babylon is home to an 18 hole, par 3 golf course located between Cedar Beach and Overlook Beach on Ocean Parkway. There are also other private golf courses nearby.
There is a LIRR station at the Babylon Village, which is along the Montauk branch and the last stop of the Babylon line of the Long Island Rail Road. The train ride is a little over one hour on average. Babylon is about 33 miles from Midtown Manhattan via the Southern State Parkway, or about an hour and a half in heavy traffic. Most of the traffic to other towns on Long Island are through the Southern State Parkway and Sunrise Highway.
For the water lovers, there are plenty of bungalows, expanded capes and colonial homes along the canals in Babylon. Many of the homes will offer a boat slip in their own backyard.
Owner Occupied Homes: 74.3%
Rental Homes: 25.7%
Total Housing Units: 4718
Detached Single Family Homes: 75%
Attached Single Family Homes: 4.8%
2 Unit Homes: 3.5%
3 to 4 Unit Homes: 5.6%
5 to 9 Unit Homes: 4.1%
10-19 Unit Homes: 1.2%
20 or More Units Homes: 5.6%
Year Homes Were Built:
Built After 2010: 2.9%
Built 2000 to 2009: 2.9%
Built 1990 to 1999: 1.5%
Built 1980 to 1989: 5%
Built 1970 to 1979: 9.6%
Built 1960 to 1969: 11.9%
Built 1950 to 1959: 24.5%
Built 1940 to 1949: 12.6%
Built 1939 or Earlier: 29.1%
Owner Occupied Homes Values:
Less Than $50,000: 1.8%
$50,000 to $99,999: 0.2%
$100,000 to $149,999: 0.2%
$150,000 to $199,999: 0.6%
$200,000 to $299,999: 8.1%
$300,000 to $499,999: 56.7%
$500,000 to $999,999: 29.8%
$1,000,000 or more: 2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native: 3.5%
Management, Business, Science, and Arts: 50.2%
Sales and Office: 22.6%
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance: 8.6%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving: 7.3%
Agriculture, forestry, Fishing and Hunting, Mining: 0.1%
Wholesale Trade: 2.8%
Retail Trade: 8.1%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities: 4.7%
Finance and Insurance, Real Estate: 10.6%
Professional, Scientific, and management,administrative and waste management: 17.2%
Education, Health Care, and Social Assistance: 26.8%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services: 6.8%
Other Services, except Public Administration: 2.5%
Public Administration: 4.3%
* All data from the US Census, 2012-2016 American Community Survey
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