Centerport is a hamlet and census-designated place in Suffolk County, N.Y., known for its popular attractions and numerous restaurants, parks.

Overview for Centerport, NY

6,028 people live in Centerport, where the median age is 48.1 and the average individual income is $91,694. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48.1 years

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Around Centerport, NY

There's plenty to do around Centerport, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lewis Oliver Dairy, J&M Seafood, and Who’s Board.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.22 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.11 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.5 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.45 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Centerport, NY

Centerport has 2,168 households, with an average household size of 2.78. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Centerport do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,028 people call Centerport home. The population density is 2,725.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.44 / 50.56%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Centerport, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Centerport. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Washington Drive Primary School
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Property Listings

Welcome to Centerport

Enjoy the attractions of a suburban neighborhood in Centerport

Centerport is a hamlet and census-designated place in Suffolk County, N.Y., known for its popular attractions and numerous restaurants, parks, and coffee shops. Around 1700, the city was named Little Cow Harbor before being renamed Centreport in 1836 (and later Centerport). The name Centerport denotes the area’s geographical position midway between the east and west boundaries of Huntington.

With a population of 5,773, Centerport is a highly residential neighborhood, with most residents being homeowners. Despite being a suburban community, Centerport features several luxurious homes in scenic locations and a great coastal beach area. It is also characterized by winding driveways and beachfront hills, including a beachfront location creating extensive boating and sailing culture.

What to Love

  • Beachfront location
  • Popular, scenic attractions
  • Rural feel
  • Numerous and diverse restaurants, parks, and coffee shops
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

Local Lifestyle

Living in Centerport gives a rural feel where most residents have families and own homes. The neighborhood offers a hilly terrain that creates beautiful water views in certain areas; there is a beach with a picnic, playground, and pavilion area. Centerport also features public schools that are highly rated, plenty of open space, and attraction sites.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Whether visiting or relocating to Centerport, you have a lot of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The Purple Elephant is an excellent destination for a unique dining experience that serves healthy and sustainable Latin-inspired dishes with diverse vegan options. This Latin-American restaurant remains among the best beachy eateries with a patio and Long Island’s top restaurant for vegans, meat lovers, and vegetarians.

For elegant local steaks, weekend brunch, and sushi, check out Mill Pond House, a cozy colonial built nearly a century ago. It is a seafood restaurant with a patio and seasonal tiki bar overlooking the pond. Whales Tale is another casual seafood spot that visualizes the local, assorted characters of the North Shore nautical life. You can enjoy locally sourced and prepared fish and produce to pair with picturesque sunset views.

When looking to shop around the neighborhood, Centerport has several nearby shopping centers with several retailers with global fashion and designs. Visit Survival, a women’s clothing retailer located at 90 Washington Dr. C, to begin your shopping experience. Centerport also offers endless entertainment opportunities. From visiting Plaisance Beach Club to spending time at the Centerport Beach Park, you have plenty of ways to entertain yourself in Centerport.

Things to Do

Centerport features several outdoor and indoor activities for residents and visitors looking to enjoy their stay in the neighborhood. Centerport Beach is an excellent destination for recreational water activities, a picnic, outdoor showers, and a playground for kids. In addition, it includes a 230-foot beach on Northport Bay where residents and visitors can swim, paddle, run along the shore, fish, and boat.

If you need to explore the community’s history, head to Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, which features a distinctive combination of mansion, marine, and natural history museums, including a planetarium and park. It is designed as an informal educational facility that preserves, interprets, and enhances the Eagle’s Nests estate. The museum is also an enjoyable destination, showcasing several exhibitions and program themes around Long Island’s Gold Coast Era.

While in Centerport, you can spend lazy afternoons at Huntington Beach and explore numerous family-friendly activities. This beach borders the Pacific Ocean and features a beautiful 8.5-mile beach and a mild climate for excellent surfing. Several reasons make Huntington Beach an ideal destination for residents and travelers, besides being a perfect destination for sun activities.
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