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All About East Farmingdale, NY

The car accident lawyers in East Farmingdale, NY, at Banville Law, have kindly provided some interesting facts and history about the neighborhood.

East Farmingdale

The hamlet of East Farmingdale is situated in the southwestern region of Suffolk County, New York, within the Town of Babylon. The 3,712-acre town includes 25.6 acres of water and has an elevation of 69 feet. Some of its neighbors include Old Bethpage, Dix Hills, Melville, and Wheatley Heights. Broadhollow Road cuts through the community along with the Southern State Parkway.


Early history suggests the area was covered in farmland well into the middle of the 1900s. At that point, the farms were converted for manufacturing. In 1912, Farmingdale State College was established and was known for training great farmers. The Fulton Truck Company that had a reputation for producing trucks that could carry a load as large as a full-ton, was built in 1916.

Following the war, the Long Island National Cemetery was established in 1936 to honor the veterans of World War I. Other cemeteries in the community include:

  • New Montefiore Cemetery
  • Beth Moses Cemetery
  • St. Charles / Resurrection Cemeteries
  • Mount Ararat Cemetery
  • St Charles cemetery


The hamlet is home to the Republic Airport, an executive airport. The general aviation public-use airport is owned by the New York State Department of Transportation. The Long Island Aviators flight school is located on the southern end of the airport property. Not only do they train pilots, but they rent out aircraft as well. Other aviation schools within the community include:

  • ICARUS Flying School
  • Global Aviation Corp
  • Airborn Flight Services, Inc.
  • Aviation Center at Farmingdale State College


The hamlet was home to 6,484 residents and 2,002 households, with an estimated three persons per household in 2010. The racial demographic was the following:

  • 71.6% white
  • 12.5% African American
  • 20.9% Hispanic
  • 0.2% Native American
  • 5.1% Asian
  • 7.4% other race
  • 3.1% two or more races

The annual income median was $86,000 per household in 2011, with a per capita of $30,723. The neighborhood is among the 15% highest-income neighborhoods in the country. The employed community has a different mix of occupations represented, such as: 

  • 40.7% executive, management, and professional positions
  • 27.1% sales and service jobs
  • 17.1% clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
  • 15.1% manufacturing and laborer professions

To learn more about the neighboring towns: Getting to Know Swedetown Village, NY

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: August 20, 2021
Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
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