Huntington

Situated on Long Island’s northern shore, Huntington is considered the trendiest and most vibrant town in the area.

Overview for Huntington, NY

19,397 people live in Huntington, where the median age is 48.2 and the average individual income is $69,210. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,397

Total Population

48.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$69,210

Average individual Income

Around Huntington, NY

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

53
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
24
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
21
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lewis Oliver Dairy, Baking My Heart Out, and Shindokan Budo-Long Island.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.08 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.36 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.92 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Huntington, NY

Huntington has 7,791 households, with an average household size of 2.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Huntington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,397 people call Huntington home. The population density is 2,538.92 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,397

Total Population

High

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

48.2

Median Age

48.6 / 51.4%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,791

Total Households

2.47

Average Household Size

$69,210

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Huntington, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Huntington. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Woodhull Intermediate School
PUBLIC
4th - 6th
2/5
St Patrick's School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
J Taylor Finley Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Oldfield Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5

Property Listings

Welcome to Huntington

A vibrant and cosmopolitan community tucked away amidst breathtaking scenery

 
Situated on Long Island’s northern shore, Huntington is considered the trendiest and most vibrant town in the area. The community is known for its historic charm, luxury homes, waterfront amenities (including pristine beaches and harbors), green spaces, and vibrant nightlife.
 
The neighborhood attracts professionals from Queens, Brooklyn, and New York City who love its short one-hour commute, the bounty of gourmet restaurants, exclusive boutiques, hip entertainment spots, and picturesque green spaces.
 
If you are looking for a place to call home, you’ll find a variety of home architectural styles here. They include classic Colonial, Cape, Tudor, and cottage-style homes. Other options are ranches, estates, duplexes, townhouses, condos, and contemporary homes. What’s more, Huntington offers many rental options for luxury buyers and investors. Whatever your luxury home style is, Huntington has got you covered.

What to Love

  • Exclusive waterfront and luxury homes
  • Easy access to upmarket restaurants and shops
  • Beautiful green spaces
  • Lovely beaches, harbors, and marinas
  • A thriving arts and theater culture 
  • A vibrant nightlife
 

Local Lifestyle

The community accommodates one of the island's most diverse and highly educated populations. Even if they have busy schedules, residents cannot pass on the fun activities surrounding them in Huntington. From exciting waterfront activities, special events, and festivals to a quiet hike in the park, there is much to tick off the calendar.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Huntington neighborhood offers a wide selection of highly-rated restaurants. If you want to treat yourself to a delicious platter of dry-aged steak or fresh seafood, make a reservation at Prime. Then order some wine from their extensive wine list or sip on a cocktail as you enjoy the spectacular view of the Huntington harbor.

For lovers of Italian entrees, Piccolo is an excellent choice. Some of the favorites this upmarket restaurant is known for include prime steaks, fresh fish, delicious Long Island duck, an array of homemade pasta, and its award-winning wine list. If you want a quick brunch with colleagues, head to The Shed. One of its top brunch dishes is the gluten-free farmer’s breakfast made of flat iron steak, eggs, hollandaise, and dressed greens. Their lobster roll and New York strip are favorites you can try for lunch or dinner.

The neighborhood also boasts some of the best bars in the area, including the legendary Finnegans, which serves food, craft beer, and cocktails. Another top pub establishment is Sapsuckers, with menu standouts like homemade black bean burger, Philly cheese steak, chicken and waffles, and an endless beer list.

Are you ready to do some high-end shopping? Your first stop should be Mitchells in downtown Huntingon, where you’ll find an array of fashion-forward items to fill your closet. Featuring pieces from designers like Berluti, Carolina Herrera, and Zegna, alongside gorgeous jewelry, trendy handbags, and shoes, you’ll be ready to make a statement with your style.

Things to Do

As a resident of this waterfront community, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to water activities. Explore the calm waters of Huntington Harbor on a stand-up paddleboard, kayak, or chartered boat.

The Heckscher Park is a beloved green space offering numerous amenities, including playgrounds, biking trails, and hiking trails. While there, be sure to visit the Hecksher Museum of Art. Its rotating exhibits complement the permanent collection of over 2,000 works spanning over 500 years, with a robust gallery of 20th-century American artists.

Huntington is a popular entertainment hub and hosts many festivals and events yearly. They include the Long Island Fall Festival, the Huntington Summer Arts Festival, and the Huntington Summer Music Festival. 

The Paramount is another top-rated events venue with a nightclub and a concert hall that hosts live performances, bands, and comedy shows. Some creatives who have graced the stage include Michael Bolton, Billy Joel, Kevin Hart, and Dana Carvey.

For movie lovers, the Huntington Art Cinema is the place to be. Recently renovated, the venue has a new theater design where you can enjoy film festivals, the latest movies, restored classics, and monthly film series.

If you love local shopping, the Huntington Farmers Market will improve your weekends as you get fresh, healthy, and high-quality local food. There’s so much to do in Huntington that you can only hope to keep up.
 
 
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