West Islip, New York

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Population in 2010: 28,335.
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
Males: 13,553  (47.8%)
Females: 14,782  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11795.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $113,987 (it was $75,914 in 2000)
West Islip:

$113,987
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,538 (it was $27,704 in 2000)

West Islip CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $423,618 (it was $207,500 in 2000)
West Islip:

$423,618
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $493,547; detached houses: $492,618; townhouses or other attached units: $413,478; in 2-unit structures: $467,359; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,577; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $339,607; mobile homes: $92,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $83,326

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,638.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Islip: 150.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.8% for Black residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Islip, NY (2010)
    • 25,86991.3%White alone
    • 1,5575.5%Hispanic
    • 4771.7%Asian alone
    • 2440.9%Two or more races
    • 1660.6%Black alone
    • 150.05%Other race alone
    • 60.02%American Indian alone

Races in West Islip 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 West Islip, New York as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Islip is 9,043 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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West Islip, NY City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (38.6%), Irish (17.6%), American (6.0%), German (5.7%), Polish (2.3%), Greek (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 6.20 square miles.

Population density: 4,573 people per square mile   (average).

West Islip, New York map

1,435 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This place:

5.3%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,390 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,191 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (5.4 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (19.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (27.4 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

West Bay Shore, NY (1.1 miles ),
North Babylon, NY (1.3 miles ),
Brightwaters, NY (1.3 miles ),
Babylon, NY (1.5 miles ),
Bay Shore, NY (1.6 miles ),
Baywood, NY (1.6 miles ),
West Babylon, NY (1.8 miles ),
Deer Park, NY (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 73.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,833 (-17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,556 (17.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

Distribution of median household income in West Islip, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Islip, NY in 2017
West Islip satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in West Islip, NY
Historical housing units in West Islip, NY
Most common industries in West Islip, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in West Islip, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in West Islip, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Islip, New York environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.36. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.36
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Islip-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.3 miles away from the West Islip place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

West Islip-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 230.2 miles away from West Islip 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 261.8 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 146.5 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 193.3 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 211.4 miles away from West Islip 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 144.9 miles away from West Islip 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).
West Islip topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Islip:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1000 MONTAUK HIGHWAY)
  • CONSOLATION NH INC (111 BEACH DR)
  • OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION GERIATRIC CARE CENTER (111 BEACH DRIVE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (1000 MONTAUK HIGHWAY)

Heliports located in West Islip:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Islip:

  • Farmingdale State College (about 8 miles; Farmingdale, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,956)
  • Dowling College (about 8 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • Briarcliffe College (about 11 miles; Bethpage, NY; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (about 16 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 4,096)
  • Nassau Community College (about 16 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)
  • Suffolk County Community College (about 16 miles; Selden, NY; FT enrollment: 18,540)
  • Hofstra University (about 16 miles; Hempstead, NY; FT enrollment: 9,429)

Public high school in West Islip:

Private high school in West Islip:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Islip:

Private elementary/middle school in West Islip:

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Library in West Islip:

  • WEST ISLIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,631,399; Location: 3 HIGBIE LANE; 181,040 books; 4,881 e-books; 11,133 audio materials; 14,548 video materials; 45 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 341 print serial subscriptions; 10,470 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Islip: Babylon Yacht Club (A), West Islip Public Library (B), La Grange Hotel (C), Our Lady of Consolation Geriatric Care Center (D), West Islip Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Islip include: Westminster United Presbyterian Church (A), Saints Peter And Paul Church (B), Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church (C), Church of Christ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Capri (A), Guggenheim Lakes (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Skookwams Creek (A), Willetts Creek (B), Sampawams Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: West Islip Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bounce USA- Inc. (Arcades & Amusements; 855 Pine Avenue).

Birthplace of: Jeffrey Ford - Author, Ken Marino - Comedian, Mike Komisarek - NHL player (Montreal Canadiens, born: Jan 19, 1982), Pete Sell - Martial artist, Boomer Esiason - (born 1961), football player, John J. Flanagan - Politician, Mary-Frances Monroe - Soccer player, Cathy Seibel - Federal judge, Gary Sullivan (soccer) - Soccer player, Matt Anderson (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

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 place:

3.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.5%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in West Islip in 2010:

  • 371 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in West Islip in 2000:

  • 392 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in West Islip (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: West Islip Branch at 540 Montauk Highway, branch established on 1972/02/09. 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
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: West Islip Branch at 526 Union Blvd, branch established on 1978/12/15. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: West Islip Branch at 485 Montauk Highway, branch established on 2011/01/28. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: West Islip Branch at 450 Union Boulevard, branch established on 2004/03/01. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: West Islip Stop & Shop at 400 Union Boulevard, branch established on 2009/12/11. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Islip Branch at 251 Higbie Lane, branch established on 1956/04/28. 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.

For population 15 years and over in West Islip:

Marital status in West Islip, NY
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in West Islip:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Islip, 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
Suffolk County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
New York:

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

22.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.8%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.1%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
West Islip:

28.2
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Islip:

20.6%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Islip:

8.2%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Islip:

33.9%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
West Islip:

60.8%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
West Islip:

80.3%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Islip, NY Residents

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 West Islip, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AT&T2Nike1
Ace Hardware1Nissan1
Audi1Quiznos1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx2UPS2
GNC1Volkswagen1
Hyundai1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Islip:

  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNYG (1440 AM; 1 kW; BABYLON, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Islip:

  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAB (102.3 FM; BABYLON, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSB (90.1 FM; STONY BROOK, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WXBA (88.1 FM; BRENTWOOD, NY; Owner: BRENTWOOD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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)
  • W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around West Islip:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • 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)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CB (Channel 27; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of West Islip fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.1mTotal length
  • $118,486,000Total costs
  • 1,211,471Total average daily traffic
  • 18,743Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in West Islip, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 61970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Islip, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • ED MOONEY, 110 Sunrise Hwy (Lat: 40.717917 Lon: -73.309889), Type: 22.2, Overall height: 22.2 m, Registrant: Jre Wireless, Inc., Emooney@highlanderinc.Com, , East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105
  • ED MOONEY, 110 Sunrise Hwy (Lat: 40.717917 Lon: -73.309889), Type: 22.2, Overall height: 22.2 m, Registrant: Jre Wireless, Inc., Emooney@highlanderinc.Com, , East -Islip, Phone: (631) 581-8105

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Islip, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Babylon Radio Electronics Shop Long Island Rr 70 Foxglove Rd (Lat: 40.707583 Lon: -73.310111), Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WNEO506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Registrant: Mta-Long Island Railroad, 91-53 121st Street, Richmond Hill, NY 11418, Phone: (718) 558-7687, Fax: (718) 558-8291, Email:
  • Good Samaritan, Montauk Hwy (Lat: 40.691500 Lon: -73.294000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQTN755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2014, Expiration Date: 03/13/2024, Certifier: Thomas Farrell, Registrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • RPTR 3097, Rptr 3097, Montauk Hwy, W/O Beach Drive (Lat: 40.695861 Lon: -73.294056), Type: Upole, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WRAT748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.281 MHz, 952.281 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 02/27/2028, Certifier: Patrick J Dempsey, Registrant: Long Island Power Authority, 175 East Old Country Rd., Operations 2 Bldg., 2nd Flr., Hicksville, NY 11801, Phone: (917) 617-7952

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway (Lat: 40.693972 Lon: -73.294556), Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: KNKF496, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.287 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Administration Bldg Robert Moses State Park 5 Mi S (Lat: 40.625667 Lon: -73.265111), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: KIY732, Licensee ID: L00002981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Registrant: New York State Office Of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation (Oprhp)
  • Foot Of Eaton Ln (Lat: 40.687611 Lon: -73.309000), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHW245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/1998, Expiration Date: 05/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2003, Registrant: Babylon Yacht Club, Babylon, NY 11702

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Islip)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310K (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: 22SB , Serial Number: 310K0087, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Wright Baisley, 14 Dolphin Lane, West Islip, NY 11795
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 449SP , Serial Number: 172S8315, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Golden Eagle Flying Club Ltd, 94 Paris Ct, West Islip, NY 11795
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 112TCA (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING T0-360 SER (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4634W , Serial Number: 13164, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/1999
    Registrant (Individual): William E Cannady, 20 Park Ln, West Islip, NY 11795
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5234L , Serial Number: 28-4528, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Dale Dileo, 826 Southside Ave, West Islip, NY 11795
  • Aircraft: GESELE THOMAS J RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MATTITUCK TMX-540 (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 629RV , Serial Number: 40473, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Gesele, 40 Secatogue Ln E, West Islip, NY 11795
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6996P , Serial Number: 24-2139, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Iii Welling, 688 Sandra Ave, West Islip, NY 11795
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9357E , Serial Number: 11AC-994, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Iii Welling, 688 Sandra Ave, West Islip, NY 11795

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$350,237107$332,757432$270,10429$85,34510$195,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$359,50014$348,14363$303,7301$21,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$326,50019$269,684157$310,26825$104,5603$189,3331$110,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$314,85714$361,643137$304,7595$158,0001$275,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$033$342,7271$287,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1467.04 , 1467.05, 1467.06, 1468.00, 1469.01, 1469.02, 1470.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$351,84013$342,4620$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$343,8898$368,1250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$357,0003$371,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$256,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$360,0000$01$360,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1467.04 , 1467.05, 1467.06, 1468.00, 1469.01, 1469.02, 1470.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Islip, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Islip, NY - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
Fire incident types in West Islip, NY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Islip, NY
Most common first names in West Islip, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30282.7 years
John23073.9 years
Joseph18673.7 years
William15473.9 years
Anna14583.9 years
Helen12879.7 years
Margaret11979.9 years
Frank10774.6 years
Robert10068.8 years
George9975.5 years
Most common last names in West Islip, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3178.4 years
Miller2075.7 years
Johnson1782.2 years
Sullivan1677.1 years
Brown1578.6 years
Murphy1477.9 years
Davis1474.9 years
Anderson1372.2 years
Kelly1277.2 years
Quinn1274.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Islip, NY
  • 50.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Islip, NY
  • 53.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Electricity


West Islip 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 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

West Islip on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #79 (11795) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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+)"
There are 43 pilots and 44 other airmen in this city.
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  • Lisa Napolitan (5)
  • Mark H. Schmidt (5)
  • Robert G. Gingher (4)
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  • Susan Pace (4)

Total of 111 patent applications in 2008-2020.