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Population in 2012: 12,174 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 

Males: 5,956  (48.9%)
Females: 6,218  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 11702.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $100,845 (it was $69,767 in 2000)
Babylon:

$100,845
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,096

Babylon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $437,298 (it was $207,300 in 2000)
Babylon:

$437,298
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $493,047; Detached houses: $503,057; Townhouses or other attached units: $440,120; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $291,186; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,278

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,384.

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  • White alone - 10,668 (87.6%)
  • Hispanic - 787 (6.5%)
  • Asian alone - 433 (3.6%)
  • Black alone - 165 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 109 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)

Races in Babylon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Babylon: 155.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (24.2%), Italian (21.6%), German (17.0%), English (4.6%), Polish (4.2%), Russian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 5,044 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Babylon:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Babylon village:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

1,095 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This village:  9.0%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $9,855 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,963 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (7.5 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (18.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (30.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: West Babylon, NY (1.4 miles ), West Islip, NY (1.5 miles ), Lindenhurst, NY (1.5 miles ), North Babylon, NY (1.6 miles ), North Lindenhurst, NY (1.7 miles ), West Bay Shore, NY (1.8 miles ), Copiague, NY (1.9 miles ), Brightwaters, NY (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $310,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $397,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $321,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 73.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -879 (-7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,099 (17.0%)

Area code: 631

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Babylon, New York accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +365 (+3.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Babylon-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.3 miles away from the Babylon village center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

Babylon-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.0 miles away from Babylon center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Suffolk County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chris Wingert - Major League Soccer player (Columbus, born: Jun 16, 1982), Robert K. Sweeney - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Babylon:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPICE (Hospital, 655 DEER PARK AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Babylon:

  • FREE, INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; W ISLIP, NY)
  • EAST NECK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WEST BABYLON, NY)
  • BERKSHIRE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST BABYLON, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Babylon, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Babylon:

  • Farmingdale State College (about 7 miles; Farmingdale, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,019)
  • Dowling College (about 11 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,927)
  • Nassau Community College (about 15 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 15,358)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (about 15 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Hofstra University (about 15 miles; Hempstead, NY; FT enrollment: 9,784)
  • Molloy College (about 16 miles; Rockville Centre, NY; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury (about 17 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 6,953)

Public high school in Babylon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Babylon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Babylon:

  • BABYLON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 79 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • SOUTH BAY JR ACADEMY OF SDA (Students: 54; Location: 150 FIRE ISLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Babylon, School District: BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Babylon:

  • BABYLON SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,165,237; Location: 24 SOUTH CARLL AVENUE; 75,912 books; 3,921 e-books; 6,045 audio materials; 8,217 video materials; 45 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 648 print serial subscriptions; 10,470 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Babylon: Babylon Station (A), Smith Street Pumping Station (B), Watts-Degarmo Boat Yard (C), Babylon Public Library (D), Argyle Hose Company 3 (E), Babylon Fire Department (F), Electric Hose Company 4 (G), Babylon Theatre (H), East End Hotel (I), Babylon Village Hall (J), Bayview Rest Home (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Babylon include: Methodist Church of Babylon (A), Gateway Life Center (B), Ebenezer Baptist Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (E), First Presbyterian Church of Babylon (F), First Baptist Church (G), Cross of Christ Lutheran Church (H), Congregation Beth Shalom (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Babylon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Southards Pond (A), Argyle Lake (B), Hawleys Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Fosters Creek (A), Carlls River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Babylon Town - Bathing Beaches- Overlook Beach Manager OFC (Recreation Areas; Ocean Parkway), Babylon Town - Bathing Beaches- Cedar Beach Manager OFC (Recreation Areas; Ocean Parkway), Babylon Town - Bathing Beaches- Cedar Beach Golf Course (Recreation Areas; Ocean Parkway), Babylon Town - Bathing Beaches- Cedar Beach Marina Manager OFC (Recreation Areas; Ocean Parkway).

 
Suffolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.112
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.77
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.01. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.01
U.S.:

9.59
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Black residents, 2.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Babylon, NY

People in group quarters in Babylon in 2010:

  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Babylon in 2000:

  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in religious group quarters
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Babylon compared to New York state average:

Babylon, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Babylon (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Babylon Branch, Babylon Branch, Babylon Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TD Bank, National Association: West Babylon, Ny Branch at 701 Montauk Hwy, branch established on 2011/01/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • New York Commercial Bank: Babylon Branch at 400 West Main Street, branch established on 1995/07/10. Info updated 2010/12/14: Bank assets: $2,585.3 mil, Deposits: $1,896.7 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Long Island: Babylon Branch at 42 Deer Park Avenue, branch established on 2008/03/10. Info updated 2006/07/13: Bank assets: $2,021.9 mil, Deposits: $1,503.5 mil, headquarters in Glen Head, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: First Of Long Island Corporation, The
  • Capital One, National Association: Babylon Village Branch at 124 West Main Street, branch established on 2003/12/19. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Babylon Village Branch at 180 West Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Babylon Branch at 375 Deer Park Avenue, branch established on 2009/12/22. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Babylon travel time to work - commute


Babylon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Babylon village (based on Suffolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.97%
Here68.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents76.1%10.4%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations14.5%9.6%9.4%5.2%8.0%
NameLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%0.4%3.0%
Congregations3.0%7.4%1.8%1.2%39.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 514
Suffolk County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Suffolk County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 217
This county:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 256
Suffolk County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,232
Here:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

23.4%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

22.3%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,668$34,6721$797
Other Government Administration 0$0 26$21,358
Judicial and Legal 7$16,226$27,8160$0
Police - Other 6$12,195$24,39012$9,708
Firefighters 0$0 1$128
Streets and Highways 12$44,856$44,8563$3,055
Solid Waste Management 13$37,394$34,5187$6,478
Parks and Recreation 8$16,441$24,6621$584
Other and Unallocable 1$2,792$33,5041$485
Totals for Government 50$138,572$33,25752$42,593

Babylon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $32,000 ($2.63)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,453,000 ($119.35)
    Regular Highways: $732,000 ($60.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $560,000 ($46.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $547,000 ($44.93)
    Fire Protection: $300,000 ($24.64)
    Central Staff Services: $241,000 ($19.80)
    General Public Buildings: $163,000 ($13.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000 ($13.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $155,000 ($12.73)
    Parking Facilities: $107,000 ($8.79)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($6.98)
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,000 ($2.87)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.82)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $626,000 ($51.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $238,000 ($19.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($10.27)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($1.72)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.15)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($0.82)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.41)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.16)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,826,000 ($149.99)

Babylon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $449,000 ($36.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $390,000 ($32.04)
    All Other: $88,000 ($7.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $108,000 ($8.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $520,000 ($42.71)
    Interest Earnings: $121,000 ($9.94)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $219,000 ($17.99)
    General Support: $75,000 ($6.16)
  • Tax - Property: $3,746,000 ($307.70)
    NEC: $287,000 ($23.57)
    Public Utilities: $270,000 ($22.18)

Babylon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,102,000 ($90.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,820,000 ($313.78)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,200,000 ($180.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,475,000 ($285.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,244,000 ($266.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $58,000 ($4.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $345,000 ($28.34)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,115,000 ($91.59)
    End of Fiscal Year: $802,000 ($65.88)

Babylon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $325,000 ($26.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,070,000 ($87.89)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,244,000 ($266.47)

3.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($63,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
New York average:

5.41%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nassau County, NY  1.20% ($70,321 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.53% ($55,872)
from Kings County, NY  0.22% ($49,055)


4.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($59,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($566 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nassau County, NY  0.69% ($62,846 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.32% ($44,140)
to New York County, NY  0.23% ($98,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in Babylon:

  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNYG (1440 AM; 1 kW; BABYLON, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Babylon:

  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAB (102.3 FM; BABYLON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Babylon:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W27CB (Channel 27; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Babylon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 840 meters (2,756ft)
Total costs: $10,216,000
Total average daily traffic: 119,135
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,537

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Babylon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Babylon, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Babylon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3L-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26090 , Serial Number: 4043, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle E Ellinger, 382 Cadman Ave, Babylon, NY 11702
  • Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 409FM , Serial Number: 120290, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Miller, 474 Village Oaks Ln, Babylon, NY 11702
  • Aircraft: EARLEY DENNIS QUICKSILVER MX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 44728 , Serial Number: 1509
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis Earley, 19 Bayview Ave, Babylon, NY 11702
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 468JP , Serial Number: 1261, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/2002
    Registrant (Individual): John Dolan, 69 Prospect St, Babylon, NY 11702
  • Aircraft: HARSHBARGER WICHAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 48CH , Serial Number: 48
    Registrant (Individual): Cloyd N Harshbarger, 54 Andrea Place, W Babylon, NY 11704
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5803W , Serial Number: 28-1877, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Fred J Depalma, 49 Midway St, Babylon, NY 11702
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80128 , Serial Number: 17266389, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1975
    Registrant (Individual): William I Gonzalez, 251 Livingston Ave, Babylon, NY 11702



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$376,14878$328,051177$276,31117$161,88210$298,9001$485,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$364,8005$288,20031$274,9030$01$70,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$238,00015$332,40083$319,98810$288,9009$333,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$375,00011$295,90965$285,1084$314,2504$240,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$432,0001$400,00014$341,8572$122,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1245.00 , 1246.01, 1246.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$342,1334$361,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$394,5001$342,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$296,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$404,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1245.00 , 1246.01, 1246.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Babylon, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Sprint Nextel1
Blockbuster1Starbucks1
Cold Stone Creamery1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1UPS3
New York & Co1Verizon Wireless1
Nike1World Gym1
RadioShack1

Babylon on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David L. Calone (18)
  • David S. Zakrewski (7)
  • George Sidebotham (4)
  • James Timothy Mccarthy (3)
  • David E. Mroczka (3)
  • Edward Kozloski (2)
  • Evgeny Nechaev (1)
  • Robert Fisher (1)
  • Gregory Chero (1)
  • Stephen M. Downey (1)

Total of 57 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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