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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
East Farmingdale is a suburb of New York City with a population of 6,222. East Farmingdale is in Suffolk County. Living in East Farmingdale offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In East Farmingdale there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many families and young professionals live in East Farmingdale and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in East Farmingdale are highly rated.
About East Farmingdale...
Population
6,222

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$400,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,552
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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East Farmingdale Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

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East Farmingdale Reviews

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It's an average town, but in recent years the Main St has gotten a lot better. Now, there is a lot more restaurants and things to do.
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There are few vacant houses in the area and most people maintain their properties. However, the property taxes are high.
Recently, the winters have been severe with a large amount of snowfall. We've also had 2 hurricanes in the last few years.