Lake Grove, New York

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Population in 2017: 11,155 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 
Males: 5,593  (50.1%)
Females: 5,562  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11755.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $103,913 (it was $67,174 in 2000)
Lake Grove:

$103,913
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,615 (it was $26,321 in 2000)

Lake Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $403,961 (it was $189,300 in 2000)
Lake Grove:

$403,961
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $439,988; detached houses: $417,890; townhouses or other attached units: $578,883; in 2-unit structures: $704,980; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $541,467

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,820.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Grove: 151.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.1%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.4% for Black residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lake Grove, NY (2010)
    • 9,20582.5%White alone
    • 8667.8%Hispanic
    • 7376.6%Asian alone
    • 2151.9%Black alone
    • 1030.9%Two or more races
    • 210.2%Other race alone
    • 160.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lake Grove, New York as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Grove is 3,721 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (32.2%), Irish (8.9%), American (5.6%), German (5.3%), Egyptian (3.8%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1968

Elevation: 119 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 3,740 people per square mile   (average).

Lake Grove, New York map

1,420 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia, 3.4% Latin America, 2.5% Europe, 2.4% Africa).

This village:

12.7%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,272 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,587 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (8.4 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (29.3 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (38.1 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Lake Ronkonkoma, NY (1.4 miles ),
Nesconset, NY (1.4 miles ),
Centereach, NY (1.5 miles ),
St. James, NY (1.6 miles ),
Ronkonkoma, NY (1.7 miles ),
Village of the Branch, NY (1.9 miles ),
Stony Brook, NY (1.9 miles ),
Stony Brook University, NY (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 73.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -427 (-3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 441 (7.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

Distribution of median household income in Lake Grove, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake Grove, NY in 2017
Lake Grove satellite photo by USGS

Lake Grove tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $273,200
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $294,300
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $309,200
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $358,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $339,600
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $473,500
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $476,800
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $476,400
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $476,500
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $476,500
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $476,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $476,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $384,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $322,900
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $353,600
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $353,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $353,600
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $353,600
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $667,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Grove, NY residents
Average permit cost in Lake Grove, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Lake Grove, NY
Historical housing units in Lake Grove, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +841 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in Lake Grove, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Lake Grove, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Engineers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Lake Grove, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Grove, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.122. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.122
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.69. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lake Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the Lake Grove village center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the village center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 223.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 253.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from Lake Grove center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.2 miles away from Lake Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Suffolk County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Grove:

  • UCPA OF GREATER SUFFOLK (38 CORNELIA LANE)
  • UCPA OF GREATER SUFFOLK (39 LAKESIDE AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Grove:

  • INDEPENDENT GROUP HOME LIVING PROGRAM, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NESCONSET, NY)
  • CHRISTIAN NURSING HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NESCONSET, NY)
  • ST JAMES HRF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SAINT JAMES, NY)
  • MILLS POND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ST JAMES, NY)
  • ST JAMES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ST JAMES, NY)
  • NESCONSET HRF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NESCOMSET, NY)
  • NESCONSET CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NESCONSET, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Grove:

  • Suffolk County Community College (about 4 miles; Selden, NY; Full-time enrollment: 18,540)
  • Stony Brook University (about 4 miles; Stony Brook, NY; FT enrollment: 22,071)
  • Dowling College (about 9 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • Farmingdale State College (about 18 miles; Farmingdale, NY; FT enrollment: 6,956)
  • Briarcliffe College (about 21 miles; Bethpage, NY; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 22 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 22 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)

Private high school in Lake Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Grove:

Private elementary/middle school in Lake Grove:

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Points of interest:

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Churches in Lake Grove include: Lake Ronkonkoma United Methodist Church (A), New Village Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Village Congregation Churchyard and Cemetery (1), Lake Ronkonkoma Cemetery (2), Newton Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Gould Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Alycia Lane - Television journalist, Mike Parisi - Major League Baseball pitcher, Arthur Holmes Howell - Zoologist.

Suffolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.1%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Lake Grove in 2000:

  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Lake Grove (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Smith Haven Branch at 2001 Nesconset-Port Jefferson Hwy., branch established on 1972/06/01; Smith Haven Plaza Branch at 2003 Smith Haven Plaza, branch established on 1981/04/09. 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.
  • Citibank, National Association: Smith Haven Branch at 131 Alexander Avenue, branch established on 1973/03/15. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • People's United Bank: Lake Grove Branch at 2921 Middle Country Road, branch established on 1972/09/16. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lake Grove Branch at 3080 Middle Country Road, branch established on 1969/02/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Lake Grove Branch at 2822 Middle Country Road, branch established on 2010/06/30. 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

For population 15 years and over in Lake Grove:

Marital status in Lake Grove, NY
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Grove:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake Grove
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Grove, NY (based on Suffolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic879,45775
Mainline Protestant69,205182
Evangelical Protestant58,909264
Other50,771124
Orthodox10,19010
Black Protestant8,29849
None416,520-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 514
Here:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Grove:

48.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Grove:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Grove:

33.7%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Grove:

79.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Grove, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$33,026$56,6165$4,833
Streets and Highways 6$33,633$67,2660$0
Parks and Recreation 5$21,463$51,5110$0
Other and Unallocable 3$15,201$60,8042$4,747
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,938
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,206
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,591
Totals for Government 21$103,323$59,04213$16,315

Lake Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $947,000 ($84.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $816,000 ($73.15)
    Regular Highways: $610,000 ($54.68)
    Central Staff Services: $478,000 ($42.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $354,000 ($31.73)
    General Public Buildings: $155,000 ($13.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $152,000 ($13.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000 ($6.54)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($3.41)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($2.24)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($10.58)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($6.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($3.23)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,465,000 ($131.33)

Lake Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,136,000 ($101.84)
    Other: $89,000 ($7.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($4.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($3.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($0.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $145,000 ($13.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($2.24)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.26)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $177,000 ($15.87)
    General Local Government Support: $63,000 ($5.65)
  • Tax - Property: $1,653,000 ($148.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $394,000 ($35.32)
    Other License: $290,000 ($26.00)

Lake Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,671,000 ($239.44)

2.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.92%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,707 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nassau County, NY  0.92% ($97,425 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.40% ($69,378)
from Kings County, NY  0.20% ($86,858)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($108,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($484 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nassau County, NY  0.60% ($104,809 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.27% ($60,961)
to New York County, NY  0.20% ($238,478)
Businesses in Lake Grove, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Hollister Co.1
ALDO1Hot Topic1
AT&T4Houlihan's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1IHOP1
Abercrombie Kids1J. Jill1
Aeropostale1J.Crew1
American Eagle Outfitters2Justice1
Ann Taylor2Kroger1
Apple Store1LA Fitness2
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Avenue1Lane Furniture1
Bakers1LensCrafters1
Bally Total Fitness1Macy's2
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bebe1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Brookstone1Pac Sun1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless1
Cache1Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1RadioShack1
Chico's1Raymour & Flanigan2
Cinnabon 2Sears2
Clarks1Sephora1
Coldwater Creek1Soma Intimates1
Dunkin Donuts1Spencer Gifts1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel1
Express1Staples1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Finish Line1T-Mobile4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.G.I. Driday's1
Foot Locker1The Cheesecake Factory1
Forever 211Toys"R"Us1
GNC1UPS2
GameStop3Vans2
Gap2Verizon Wireless2
Gymboree1Victoria's Secret1
H&M1Wendy's1
H&R Block1Wet Seal1
Haagen-Dazs1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Grove:

  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Grove:

  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSHR (91.9 FM; LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY; Owner: SACHEM CENTRAL SCH DIST HOLBROOK)
  • WUSB (90.1 FM; STONY BROOK, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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)
  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WXXP (105.3 FM; CALVERTON-ROANOKE, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING CO. OF CALVERTON, INC)
  • WRCN-FM (103.9 FM; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WBAB (102.3 FM; BABYLON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Grove:

  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W26CE (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lake Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • SMITHAVEN MALL, Smithhaven Mall Complex (Lat: 40.864694 Lon: -73.130889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WPWT901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.262 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 01/21/2023, Certifier: Robert Corley, Registrant: T.L.P.Technologies, Inc, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978-7309, Phone: (631) 288-8228, Fax: (631) 288-5788, Email:
  • Lat: 40.860806 Lon: -73.137194, Call Sign: WQFG237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 461.712 MHz, 461.837 MHz, 466.962 MHz, 467.225 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2016, Expiration Date: 07/06/2026, Certifier: Lisa Monnig, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, ., Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:
  • 2995 Middle Country Road (Lat: 40.861306 Lon: -73.117639), Call Sign: WRAP346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.237 MHz, 469.612 MHz, 468.737 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2018, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Richard Martini, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CAYUGA ELEMENTARY, 865 Hawkins Ave.,Cayuga (Lat: 40.841722 Lon: -73.112000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.2 m, Call Sign: WPWA452,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17970.0 MHz, 19330.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Mike Pomara, Registrant: Sachem Central School District, 51 School Street, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779, Phone: (631) 471-1725, Fax: (631) 471-7614, Email:
  • WENONAH ELEMENTARY, 251 Hudson Ave., Wenonah (Lat: 40.849833 Lon: -73.123333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.2 m, Call Sign: WPWA458,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19410.0 MHz, 19530.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Mike Pomara, Registrant: Sachem Central School District, 51 School Street, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779, Phone: (631) 471-1725, Fax: (631) 471-7614, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Grove)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$339,06649$311,746161$245,52214$121,7362$17,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$274,93623$309,3283$154,2431$184,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$280,6675$378,54875$302,01714$96,6026$150,805
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$319,5004$289,75069$295,8132$176,3453$274,807
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$389,9508$311,0303$109,9370$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1581.07 , 1585.05, 1585.06

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 ORIGINATED11$347,3002$337,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$269,5724$326,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$242,0004$316,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$306,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$347,6750$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1581.07 , 1585.05, 1585.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Grove, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Grove, NY - Value
Most common first names in Lake Grove, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7272.3 years
Joseph4473.0 years
William4077.0 years
Mary3779.3 years
Thomas2665.8 years
Helen2580.2 years
Margaret2478.7 years
Robert2370.4 years
Frank2272.0 years
James2267.6 years
Most common last names in Lake Grove, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Overton781.6 years
Marino675.5 years
Smith678.5 years
Lamb581.6 years
Klein579.8 years
Kelly574.8 years
Shapiro568.4 years
Vitale584.2 years
Cohen471.3 years
Koch474.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Grove, NY
  • 57.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.9%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Grove, NY
  • 50.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lake Grove compared to New York state average:

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

Lake Grove on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Afghanistan (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Jennifer Mccoy (3)
  • Brian Costello (2)
  • Sreevathsa Boraiah (2)
  • Balaji Sitharaman (2)
  • George Cioca (2)
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Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2020.