Syosset

Syosset is a hamlet and census-designated place in the northeastern section of the town of Oyster Bay.

Overview for Syosset, NY

19,254 people live in Syosset, where the median age is 42.5 and the average individual income is $67,751.01. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,254

Total Population

42.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$67,751.01

Average individual Income

Around Syosset, NY

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

70
Very Walkable
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center, CrossFit Full Motion, and Not Just Art.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.76 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.51 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.36 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Syosset, NY

Syosset has 6,186 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Syosset do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,254 people call Syosset home. The population density is 3,870.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,254

Total Population

High

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

42.5

Median Age

51.1 / 48.9%

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
6,186

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$67,751.01

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Syosset, NY

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Syosset. 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
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Baylis Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
H B Thompson Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Willits Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Village Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St Edward Confessor School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Mercy Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Variety Child Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Syosset Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Berry Hill Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
South Grove Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
South Woods Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Greentrees Country Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Robbins Lane Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

Property Listings

Welcome to Syosset

A peaceful, affluent town on the North Shore of Long Island

 
Syosset is a hamlet and census-designated place in the northeastern section of the town of Oyster Bay, close to the North Shore of Long Island. The community was called Little East Woods by the first settlers in 1648 before it was renamed Syosset. Famous for being an affluent neighborhood, Syosset is a peaceful, majestic downtown shopping area with beautiful homes built on well-kept properties.

The north side of the community features older homes and is a heavily treed area as it was settled earlier, while the southern half tends to comprise newer and more luxurious houses. The center includes a busy commercial district along Jackson Avenue and a wide range of mom-and-pop shops, from salons to coffee shops and restaurants.

What to Love

  • Excellent shopping and restaurant
  • Convenient to major roads
  • Beautiful homes on well-preserved properties
  • Peaceful neighborhood with a vibrant downtown
 

Local Lifestyle

Syosset is a peaceful community surrounded by diverse local amenities, plenty of convenient shopping, and a seamless commute to New York City in under an hour. In addition, the suburban subdivisions of this community make Syosset a beautiful neighborhood and a quick way to wooded hillsides. Syosset also remains one of the best places to live for its rural feel, diverse population, and welcoming community.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Syosset has some of the best eateries, shopping centers, and entertainment options for residents and visitors. When looking for the best Japanese food experience, visit Kashi, located at 343 Jericho Turnpike. The restaurant offers inventive sushi and other Japanese fare served in a neon-lit, elevated setting with a lounge feel.

For a refined, comfy eatery, check out Chris & Tony’s, which serves family-style Italian entrees like seafood, steak, and pasta. The restaurant is known for its great ambiance, professional staff, and delicious food in the community. Rare650 Prime Steak and Sushi is another excellent eatery to check out, popular for upscale New American plates, sushi, and an iPad-wide menu in a chic space with a buzzy bar setting.

Syosset also offers a unique shopping experience, and heading to Marshalls & HomeGoods enables you to access a variety of high-quality and designer furnishings, kitchenware, bedding, holiday goods, and more. At 425 Jericho Turnpike, you will find DSW Designer Shore Warehouse, where you can shop for discounted brand-name and designer shoes, handbags, and accessories.

Things to Do

Syosset has some of the most attractive sites to explore, like Cultural Arts Playhouse, a regional theater that presents professional adult productions, including youth performances and classes. Also, check out Bounce! Family Entertainment Center to enjoy multiple trampoline areas and dodgeball and basketball events. Puzzle Break Long Island is an extraordinary place for families looking to explore the fun of escape rooms in Syosset.

For an exciting outdoor adventure, rent a bike from The Bicycle Planet to enjoy a ride on bike trails local to Long Island. You can also spend time at Woodbury Community Park enjoying multiple activities, from outdoor ice skating to playing tennis on the court and swimming. Trailview State Park, a 454-acre state park, is also a perfect place to explore Syosset outdoors with activities like hiking, horseback riding, biking, and enjoying fantastic sceneries of hills, forests, and nearby marshes.

Schools

Most residents consider Syosset an excellent community for families since it constitutes safe and top-rated education programs. In addition to quality elementary, middle, and high schools, students may attend Long Island Schools for the Arts (LISA). One of the few best art schools in Long Island, LISA accepts students grades nine through 12.
 
 
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