Israel of North Bellmore
2428 Hamilton Road
North Bellmore, New York 11710
Rabbi Dov Schreier
David Klinger, President
Judy Sigel, Sisterhood
Allison Fixler, Youth Department
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Bellmore serves as a suburb of New York City on Long Island. The city is easily accessible through a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Babylon Branch. Also, John F. Kennedy Int'l Airport is located within 15 miles (24 km) of Bellmore, making it easy for travelers. Major thoroughfares that wind through the suburb include Sunrise Highway, Southern State Parkway, Merrick Road, Bellmore Avenue, Jerusalem Avenue, and Newbridge Road.
"The Bellmores" are subdivided
into Bellmore (population 16,000) and N. Bellmore
(population 21,000). The Bellmore area has an
approximate population of 37,000 at this time. Also,
some residents call the area south of Merrick Road
(or sometimes Sunrise Highway) "South Bellmore".
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 kmē), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.4 kmē) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.4 kmē) of it (17.67%) is water.
North Bellmore is located at 40°41′22″N, 73°32′16″W (40.689490, -73.537910)GR1.
According to the United States
Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.8 kmē
(2.6 miē), all land.
There were 5,643 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $105,976, and the median income for a family was $86,236. Males had a median income of $66,639 versus $39,241 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,034. About 1.8% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2000, North Bellmore has 20,079 people, 6,555 households, and 5,407 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,696.6 per square mile (2,970.3/kmē). There were 6,634 housing units at an average density of 2,542.9/sq mi (981.4/kmē). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.18% White, .2% African American, 0.06% Native American, 3.16% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.02% from other races, and 3.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.55% of the population.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $72,325, and the median income for a family was $80,067. Males had a median income of $55,384 versus $38,079 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,174. About 3.4% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.
North Bellmore is served by the North Bellmore Fire Department.
When the railroad was built through the area in 1867 they arbitrarily named their station Bellmore. Development followed as both communities grew towards the railroad and adopted the name Bellmore. By 1920, the Bellmores had a population of 3000 as well as stores along Bedford Avenue.