Wantagh, New York

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Population in 2010: 18,871.
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
Males: 9,420  (49.9%)
Females: 9,451  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 11793.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $158,576 (it was $83,916 in 2000)
Wantagh:

$158,576
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $59,028 (it was $31,817 in 2000)

Wantagh CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $589,498 (it was $250,100 in 2000)
Wantagh:

$589,498
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $636,093; detached houses: $653,912; townhouses or other attached units: $758,239; in 2-unit structures: $528,064; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $317,690; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $392,960; mobile homes: $875,336

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,894.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wantagh: 152.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.4%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Wantagh, NY (2019)
    • 15,72387.7%White alone
    • 1,1506.4%Hispanic
    • 2421.4%Asian alone
    • 2481.4%Two or more races
    • 960.5%Other race alone
    • 700.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wantagh, New York as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wantagh is 18,554 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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Wantagh, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (35.8%), Irish (18.5%), American (10.2%), German (7.7%), Polish (3.9%), Greek (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.84 square miles.

Population density: 4,910 people per square mile   (average).

Wantagh, New York map

976 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.2% Latin America).

This place:

5.4%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $10,001 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $10,001 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Levittown, NY (3.4 miles , pop. 53,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (10.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (16.5 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Seaford, NY (1.0 miles ),
Bellmore, NY (1.2 miles ),
North Wantagh, NY (1.3 miles ),
North Bellmore, NY (1.3 miles ),
Massapequa, NY (1.4 miles ),
Merrick, NY (1.6 miles ),
North Merrick, NY (1.6 miles ),
North Massapequa, NY (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.67 N, Longitude: 73.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,705 (-20.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 829 (8.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Wantagh, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wantagh, NY in 2019
Wantagh satellite photo by USGS

Wantagh tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Wantagh, NY
Historical housing units in Wantagh, NY
Most common industries in Wantagh, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.6%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Wantagh, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Wantagh, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wantagh, 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 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.0. This is about average.

City:

89.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.286. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.286
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
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 6.8 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 6.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.19
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Wantagh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Wantagh place center .

On 9/27/1970, a category F2 tornado 1.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wantagh-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 265.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.0 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) earthquake occurred 263.9 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 201.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nassau County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
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, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wantagh topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wantagh:

  • NASSAU DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BELLMORE, NY)
  • EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF LONG ISLAND, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NORTH BELLMORE, NY)
  • THE CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SEAFORD, NY)
  • THE CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MASSAPEQUA, NY)
  • RECCO VISITING N CHHA CLOSED (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MASSAPEQUA, NY)
  • BELAIR CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BELLMORE, NY)
  • YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LEVITTOWN, NY)

Amtrak stations near Wantagh:

  • 15 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.
  • 20 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (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 Wantagh:

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

Public high school in Wantagh:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wantagh:

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Library in Wantagh:

  • WANTAGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,225,471; Location: 3285 PARK AVENUE; 107,941 books; 413 e-books; 4,635 audio materials; 7,207 video materials; 27 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 325 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wantagh: Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant (A), Wantagh Station (B), Wantagh Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wantagh include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Saint Frances De Chantal Church (B), Saint Markella Greek Orthodox Church (C), Wantagh Memorial Church (D), Wantagh Suburban Temple (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pet Cemetery (1), Oakfield Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Seaman Pond (A), Wantagh Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wantagh include: Millpond Park (1), Cedar Creek County Park (2), Wantagh County Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Tobay Beach (Recreation Areas; Ocean Parkway).

Court: Astro Computer Services (7 Wisteria Lane).

Birthplace of: Gian Villante - Martial artist, Trent Kowalik - Child actor, Jason Reich - Television writer, Lonny Ross - Television actor, Matt Preston - College basketball player (Columbia Lions).

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 Wantagh and their reported violations in the past:

TRAILS END CAMP (Serves PA, Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

83.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
32 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Wantagh in 2000:

  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Wantagh (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: North Bellmore Branch at 2843 Jerusalem Ave, branch established on 1887/01/01; Wantagh Branch at 3230 Sunrise Highway, branch established on 2009/11/18. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Wantagh Branch at 1157 Wantagh Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/14; Wantagh Branch at 1201 Wantagh Avenue, branch established on 1952/10/04. 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.
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Wantagh Branch at 1149 Wantagh Avenue, 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wantagh Branch at 3330 Park Avenue, branch established on 1952/06/14. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Wantagh Branch at 3295 Sunrise Highway At Beech Street, branch established on 1965/06/17. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Wantagh Branch at 3222 Sunrise Highway, branch established on 2006/05/20. 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
  • Investors Bank: 1164 Wantagh Avenue Branch at 1164 Wantagh Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Wantagh:

Marital status in Wantagh, NY
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Wantagh:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wantagh
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Wantagh:

(Wantagh, New York Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Wantagh, 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
This county:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

9.01 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nassau County:

8.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.9%
State:

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

22.2%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wantagh:

53.3%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.6%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wantagh:

21.3%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wantagh:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wantagh:

35.4%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

59.1%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Wantagh:

78.9%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wantagh, 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 Wantagh, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets1
AMF Bowling1McDonald's1
AT&T1Nike3
Baskin-Robbins2RadioShack1
Burger King1Subaru1
CVS2T-Mobile1
DHL1Toys"R"Us1
Dunkin Donuts2True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GNC1UPS4
Gap2Wendy's1
KFC1World Gym1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wantagh:

  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WGBB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, NY; Owner: WGBB-AM, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wantagh:

  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Wantagh:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W27CB (Channel 27; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
See more detailed statistics of Wantagh fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.4mTotal length
  • $165,272,000Total costs
  • 265,754Total average daily traffic
  • 5,454Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Wantagh, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wantagh, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Jones Beach Marine Theater (15223) (Lat: 40.601361 Lon: -73.503444), Type: Building, Structure height: 34.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA310
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • MATTHEW S BARTLETT, Burns Ave (Lat: 40.671417 Lon: -73.519778), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Sitetech Group Ltd, East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105
  • MATTHEW S BARTLETT, Burns Ave (Lat: 40.671417 Lon: -73.519778), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Sitetech Group Ltd, East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105
  • Edward G Roach, Burns Ave (Lat: 40.671417 Lon: -73.519778), Type: 39.0, Structure height: 36059 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Sba Towers V, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Wantagh, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 3010 BURNS AVENUE, 3010 Burns Avenue (Lat: 40.671417 Lon: -73.519778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQKJ323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11415.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2010, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • TOBAY, Ocean Parkway At Tobay Beach Park (Lat: 40.612556 Lon: -73.426556), Type: Building, Structure height: 16.8 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQOA647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23120.0 MHz, 23170.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2011, Expiration Date: 07/27/2021, Certifier: Steve Boryk, Registrant: Town Of Oyster Bay Department Of Public Safety, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, NY 11758, Phone: (516) 677-5913, Fax: (516) 677-5358, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wantagh)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 211BB , Serial Number: E-652, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Jenkel Aviation LLC, 2169 Cypress St, Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35A (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7843R , Serial Number: D-8918, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Steven J Trupkin, 50 Wildwood Ln, Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 790YA , Serial Number: 28-23668, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): B & T Aviators Inc, 2868 Saw Mill Rd, Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310I (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8184M , Serial Number: 310I0184, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Granin Andrey, 2868 Saw Mill Rd, Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2825T , Serial Number: 28R-7235122, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Beatty, 3760 Regent Ln, Wantagh, NY 11793
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/15/2019
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 295AR , Serial Number: 0028, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Advance Wellness, 2150 Cypress St, Wantagh, NY 11793
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/19/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED28$422,57188$329,386328$291,18626$198,1151$240,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$467,0004$326,00038$298,9476$122,3331$225,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$386,0004$338,750110$321,92716$85,6880$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$380,00017$279,35394$322,0328$191,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$416,0002$200,00018$283,2783$143,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4156.00 , 4157.00, 4158.01, 4158.02

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 ORIGINATED18$371,1676$377,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$225,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$272,6673$361,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$417,0001$412,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$339,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4156.00 , 4157.00, 4158.01, 4158.02

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Wantagh, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.7%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wantagh, NY
    • 7764.7%Structure Fires
    • 3731.1%Outside Fires
    • 43.4%Other
    • 10.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wantagh, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wantagh, NY
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wantagh, NY
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wantagh 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.
  • 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.

Wantagh on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved more then 10 years ago (1,000+ households)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(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 102 patent applications in 2008-2021.