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Country
  
United States

County
  
Suffolk

ZIP codes
  
11746, 11747, 11750

Area
  
14.2 km²

Local time
  
Thursday 9:44 PM

Area code
  
631

State
  
New York

Time zone
  
Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

FIPS code
  
36-37044

Elevation
  
66 m

Population
  
33,029 (2010)

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Huntington Station is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 33,029 at the 2010 census.

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Map of Huntington Station, NY, USA

Huntington Station is a community in the Town of Huntington. It was named for its railroad station, and was originally known as "Fairground".

Huntington Station was the birthplace of poet Walt Whitman. His home remains there as a museum. Across from the museum on Route 110 are the Walt Whitman Shops, a mall.

Education

  • Walt Whitman High School
  • Huntington Union Free School District
  • Geography

    Huntington Station is located at 40°50′41″N 73°24′27″W.

    According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.2 square kilometres (5.5 sq mi), all land.

    Demographics of the CDP

    As of the census of 2010, there were 33,029 people, 10,067 households, and 7,449 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,005.3 per square mile (2,326.0/km2). There were 10,523 housing units at an average density of 1,913.3/sq mi (741.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 64.0% White, 10.9% African American, 0.6% Native American, 3.5% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 16.4% some other race, and 4.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 36.7% of the population.

    There were 10,067 households, out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were headed by married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.26, and the average family size was 3.56.

    In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.4 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

    For the period 2009-2011, the median annual income for a household in the CDP was $70,898, and the median income for a family was $77,674. Males had a median income of $46,600 versus $47,162 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,598. About 7.2% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

    Transportation

    The hamlet is a major hub for the area. It is the beginning point of electrification for the Port Jefferson Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, and so many New York-bound trains start at Huntington station. The hamlet also has the S1 bus (operated by Suffolk County Transit), providing service along Route 110. In addition, the Town of Huntington also operates Huntington Area Rapid Transit buses through the area, with the H10 & H20 buses serving the area near the LIRR Huntington station, while the H30 & H40 buses only serve the southern portion of the hamlet by Jericho Turnpike.

    Notable residents

    Notable current and former residents of Huntington Station include:

  • Gerry Cooney, former heavyweight boxer
  • Diabolic, underground hip-hop artist and rapper
  • Adam Ferrara, Comedian
  • Tom Gugliotta, former NBA player
  • Joseph Hazelwood, the ship's master of the Exxon Valdez at the time of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in the Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989
  • Charlie Korsmo, former child actor, lawyer
  • Latterman, punk rock band
  • Jim Wetherbee (born 1952), astronaut
  • Walt Whitman, poet
  • References

    Huntington Station, New York Wikipedia


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