Massapequa, New York

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Population in 2010: 21,685.
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
Males: 10,776  (49.7%)
Females: 10,909  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11758.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $126,172 (it was $83,806 in 2000)
Massapequa:

$126,172
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,295 (it was $32,532 in 2000)

Massapequa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $528,820 (it was $265,200 in 2000)
Massapequa:

$528,820
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $612,922; detached houses: $630,413; townhouses or other attached units: $702,480; in 2-unit structures: $483,073; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $330,938; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,541; mobile homes: $607,094

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,108.

March 2019 cost of living index in Massapequa: 154.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.4%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.2% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Massapequa, NY (2017)
    • 19,65388.5%White alone
    • 1,2395.6%Hispanic
    • 5522.5%Asian alone
    • 950.4%Black alone
    • 600.3%American Indian alone
    • 730.3%Two or more races
    • 510.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Massapequa, New York as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Massapequa is 2,737 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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Massapequa, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (43.0%), Irish (17.8%), American (6.3%), German (5.0%), Polish (3.6%), Greek (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 26 feet

Land area: 3.65 square miles.

Population density: 5,943 people per square mile   (average).

Massapequa, New York map

1,256 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This place:

5.7%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,001 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Levittown, NY (4.3 miles , pop. 53,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (12.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (18.6 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Seaford, NY (1.1 miles ),
Massapequa Park, NY (1.2 miles ),
East Massapequa, NY (1.4 miles ),
Wantagh, NY (1.4 miles ),
North Massapequa, NY (1.5 miles ),
North Wantagh, NY (1.6 miles ),
Amityville, NY (1.7 miles ),
Bellmore, NY (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.67 N, Longitude: 73.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,042 (-18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,113 (9.8%)

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

Massapequa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Massapequa, NY
Historical housing units in Massapequa, NY
Most common industries in Massapequa, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Massapequa, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.6%)
  • Registered nurses (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)

Average climate in Massapequa, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Massapequa, New York average temperatures Massapequa, New York average precipitation Massapequa, New York humidity Massapequa, New York wind speed Massapequa, New York snowfall Massapequa, New York sunshine Massapequa, New York clear and cloudy days

Massapequa, 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 88.5. This is about average.

City:

88.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.265. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.265
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Massapequa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Massapequa place center .

On 9/27/1970, a category F2 tornado 2.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Massapequa-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 231.4 miles away from Massapequa center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Massapequa 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 264.3 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) earthquake occurred 199.2 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 218.0 miles away from Massapequa 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 135.5 miles away from Massapequa 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 Nassau County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Massapequa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Massapequa:

  • THE CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC (544 FOREST AVENUE)
  • RECCO VISITING N CHHA CLOSED (524 HICKSVILLE ROAD)
  • PARKVIEW CARE AND REHAB CENTER INC (5353 MERRICK ROAD)

Amtrak station near Massapequa:

  • 17 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Massapequa:

  • Briarcliffe College (about 7 miles; Bethpage, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,134)
  • Farmingdale State College (about 7 miles; Farmingdale, NY; FT enrollment: 6,956)
  • Nassau Community College (about 8 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)
  • Hofstra University (about 8 miles; Hempstead, NY; FT enrollment: 9,429)
  • Molloy College (about 9 miles; Rockville Centre, NY; FT enrollment: 3,962)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (about 10 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 4,096)
  • Adelphi University (about 11 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 7,312)

Public high schools in Massapequa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Massapequa:

Private elementary/middle schools in Massapequa:

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Library in Massapequa:

  • PLAINEDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,445,342; Location: 1060 HICKSVILLE ROAD; 138,251 books; 429 e-books; 6,435 audio materials; 5,029 video materials; 28 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 261 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Massapequa: Massapequa Station (A), Central Avenue Branch Massapequa Public Library (B), Hicksville Road Firehouse (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Massapequa include: First Baptist Church (A), Community United Methodist Church (B), Massapequa Reformed Church (C), Saint Rose of Lima Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Massapequa Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Seafood Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (Old Sunrise Highway & Ca), Budget Inn of Massapequa (400 Carman Mill Road), Accomodations Plus- Inc. (4240 Merrick Rd.).

Birthplace of: Brian Setzer - Bandleader, Brian Langtry - Lacrosse player, Joey Buttafuoco - Auto Body Shop Owner, John Melendez - Film actor, Lee Rocker - Double-bassist, Matt Bennett - Actor, Matt Zash - Lacrosse player, Bob Nelson (comedian) - Film actor, Daniel Baldwin - actor, Doc Schneider - Lacrosse goaltender.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Massapequa and their reported violations in the past:

ONTEORA SCOUT RESERVATION (Address: 544 Broadway , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
25 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
11 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Massapequa (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sunrise Mall Branch, Massapequa Branch, Massapequa 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: Massapequa East Branch at 5555 Merrick Road, branch established on 2002/12/28; Massapequa Branch at 4126 Merrick Road, branch established on 2002/06/22. 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
  • Apple Bank for Savings: Massapequa Branch at 943 Carmans Road, branch established on 1974/03/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $7,582.2 mil, Deposits: $6,688.3 mil, headquarters in Manhasset, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 51 total offices, Holding Company: Apple Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • New York Community Bank: Massapequa Branch at 6199 Sunrise Highway, branch established on 1996/11/16. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Massapequa Branch at 995 Hicksville Rd, branch established on 1888/01/01. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Massapequa Branch at 10 Hicksville Road, branch established on 1962/05/26. 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.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Massapequa Branch at 5500 Sunrise Highway, branch established on 1971/12/11. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Massapequa Branch at 905 Broadway, branch established on 1979/01/06. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Massapequa Branch at 4374 Sunrise Highway, branch established on 2004/02/02. 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

For population 15 years and over in Massapequa:

Marital status in Massapequa, NY
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Massapequa:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Massapequa, NY (based on Nassau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic677,14973
Other102,012168
Mainline Protestant50,181184
Evangelical Protestant39,923251
Orthodox16,75822
Black Protestant13,18945
None440,320-
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: 556
Nassau County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Nassau County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 201
Nassau County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,219
Nassau County:

9.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nassau County:

20.9%
State:

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

22.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Massapequa:

54.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Massapequa:

9.0%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Massapequa:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Massapequa:

60.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Massapequa, NY Residents

3.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($98,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($796 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Queens County, NY  1.43% ($88,518 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.65% ($104,809)
from Kings County, NY  0.38% ($91,355)


4.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($89,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,106 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, NY  0.99% ($97,425 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.70% ($60,723)
to New York County, NY  0.39% ($157,218)
Businesses in Massapequa, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Journeys1
ALDO1Justice1
AT&T3KFC1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins3New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike8
Burger King1Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pac Sun1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Pathmark1
Charlotte Russe1Payless3
DHL1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Sears2
Dressbarn1Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel2
Express1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks3
FedEx6T-Mobile6
Finish Line1T.J.Maxx1
Foot Locker1Taco Bell1
Forever 211Torrid1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Toys"R"Us2
GNC1UPS5
GameStop3Vans2
H&M1Victoria's Secret1
H&R Block1Waldbaums2
Haagen-Dazs1Walgreens1
Harmon Face Values1Walmart1
Hollister Co.1Wendy's1
Hot Topic1Wet Seal1
Jones New York1White Castle1

Strongest AM radio stations in Massapequa:

  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGBB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, NY; Owner: WGBB-AM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Massapequa:

  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Massapequa:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, 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)
  • W27CB (Channel 27; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Massapequa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • $2,358,000Total costs
  • 63,321Total average daily traffic
  • 2,773Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,953Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Massapequa)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 40.685528 Lon: -73.463194, Call Sign: WQDI832, Licensee ID: L00024318,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2015, Expiration Date: 09/07/2025, Certifier: William Mills, Registrant: Massapequa Union Free School District
  • Lat: 40.673972 Lon: -73.438222, Call Sign: WQDL910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2005, Expiration Date: 09/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: William Mills, Registrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • 113-MASSAPEQUA, Mta Rail Station-Massapequa (Lat: 40.676667 Lon: -73.470000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQEC757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 852.037 MHz, 852.537 MHz, 853.037 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 12/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • 515 Hicksville Road (Lat: 40.677722 Lon: -73.474750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 16.7 m, Call Sign: WQEW696,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4972.50 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2016, Expiration Date: 05/04/2026, Certifier: Kevin F Kennedy Mr., Registrant: Massapequa Fire District, 1 Brooklyn Ave, Massapequa, NY 11758, Phone: (516) 798-2648, Fax: (516) 798-3929, Email:
  • Lat: 40.666389 Lon: -73.462528, Call Sign: WQFP662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.812 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2006, Expiration Date: 09/01/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2016, Certifier: Kathlene Sullivan, Registrant: Lao 20620002, 102 E. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 40.684694 Lon: -73.434306, Call Sign: WQRG241,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.162 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.062 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/07/2023, Certifier: Richard Fayette, Registrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 340-8876, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:
  • 400 County Line Road (Lat: 40.685056 Lon: -73.426611), Call Sign: WQZQ256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.587 MHz, 452.562 MHz, 452.612 MHz, 452.600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2017, Expiration Date: 07/03/2027, Certifier: Debra Figueroa, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MASSAPEQUA, Massapequa Ave At May Pl (Lat: 40.672111 Lon: -73.456000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WQJZ753,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2019, Expiration Date: 02/26/2029, Certifier: Thomas Golder, Registrant: Nassau County Police Department, 1194 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590, Phone: (516) 573-8600, Email:
  • STATION, Wtr Tank By May Pl St Regis Dr Bannon Pl & Massapequa (Lat: 40.672306 Lon: -73.456222), Structure height: 54.3 m, Overall height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WHI464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19157.5 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2002, Expiration Date: 07/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2012, Registrant: Nassau County Police Department, 1194 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590, Phone: (516) 573-8600, Fax: (516) 573-8764, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Oyster Bay John Burns Park (Lat: 40.661778 Lon: -73.447056), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WHX675,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.850 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/1995, Expiration Date: 10/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Oyster Bay, Town Of, 150 Miller Pl, Syosset, NY 11791

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Massapequa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Massapequa)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$418,810139$334,638358$289,28917$123,1322$263,5453$254,313
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$270,00012$340,50033$308,1883$105,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$403,96926$287,279137$350,24616$155,8610$010$310,029
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$311,33315$304,405104$306,1423$131,3330$03$331,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$304,0002$202,50029$303,3814$208,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5211.00 , 5212.00, 5213.01, 5213.02, 5214.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$388,7608$404,326
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$382,4004$389,178
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$523,1254$501,178
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$353,5004$366,290
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5211.00 , 5212.00, 5213.01, 5213.02, 5214.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Massapequa, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Massapequa, NY - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 75. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 177 took place in 2005, and the least - 39 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Massapequa, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.2%), and Structure Fires (43.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Massapequa, NY
    • 50948.2%Outside Fires
    • 45643.2%Structure Fires
    • 868.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Massapequa, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Massapequa, NY
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 41.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Massapequa, NY
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Massapequa compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Massapequa on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved more then 10 years ago (1,000+ households)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
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Total of 128 patent applications in 2008-2020.