Syosset

Syosset is home to a large number of families. Syosset's public schools are well regarded and highly-rated as some of the best in New York.

Welcome to Syosset

A town with the perfect mix of rural and city life
 
Syosset is surrounded by the villages or hamlets of Oyster Bay Cove, Laurel Hollow, Woodbury, Plainview, Hicksville, and Muttontown in the town of Oyster Bay. People in Syosset enjoy a rural lifestyle, and the majority of residents have purchased real estate here. There are several restaurants, coffee shops, and nature parks in Syosset that residents get to enjoy. Syosset is home to a large number of families. Syosset's public schools are well regarded and highly-rated as some of the best in New York.
 
In the mid-nineteenth century, Syosset was known as East Woods, though some people dubbed it Buckwheat, after a local crop. East Woods was in the path when the Long Island Rail Road extended its main line between Hicksville and Cold Spring Harbor in 1854. Syosset was a rural town prior to the coming of the railroad. Farmers transported their fruit, dairy, and meats by horse and wagon to bigger towns on Long Island and, later, to New York City.
 

What to Love

  • Beautifully constructed homes
  • Very diverse community
  • Great neighborhood for large families
  • Perfect mix of rural and urban life
     

Local Lifestyle

Syosset's beauty lies in how fast residential developments give way to forested slopes. You're driving by a strip mall one minute and then witnessing horses graze in someone's garden the next. It's a peaceful neighborhood. There are several stores in the vicinity, making it quite handy to run errands. There are also several supermarkets. Many families seem to thrive in this area as well. The kindness of the people here is incredible, and the beauty of the parks and beaches is unrivaled. If you have any doubts about staying in Syosset, you will definitely not be disappointed. The community is unlike any other and the experience is impactful.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Head on over to Rare650 Prime Steak and Sushi for upscale New American meals, sushi, and a wine selection that is showcased on an iPad. This lavish restaurant provides a fantastic eating experience and there's a sleek main dining area here as well. At Angelina’s, you’ll be prepared classic Italian supper dishes served in a small, Tuscan-style dining room. Some of their signature dishes include fried calamari, meatballs with ricotta, and shrimp cocktail.
 
Along with a number of major shopping centers around and near Syosset such as Plainview Shopping Center and Manetto Hill Shopping Center, there are also a few local retail shops that residents frequent here. For a cute boutique that specializes in party dresses, prom gowns, evening wear and trendy casual wear, Alice Boutique has everything you need. Cindy’s Boutique is another charming boutique that sells casual clothing for women.
 

Things to Do

Residents can take horseback riding lessons at the Big River Barn Rescue Inc. which passes through spectacular trails, and is also close to New York City. Take your children to Robbins Lane Community Park where they can run around on the playground while you take a nice stroll through the greenery.
 
Hit the green at Woodside Club where you’ll experience their demanding golf course, top-of-the-line practice facilities, and opulent amenities. This country club also has a bar that has a large array of alcoholic beverages as well as a broad and seasonal beer selection.
 

Schools

Syosset is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
 
  • Syosset Senior High School, 9-12, top-rated public school
  • Village Elementary School, K-5, top-rated public elementary 
  • South Woods Middle School, 6-8, highly-rated public middle school
  • H.B. Thompson Middle School, 6-8, highly-rated middle school
  • South Grove Elementary School, K-5, highly-rated elementary school

Overview for Syosset, NY

19,347 people live in Syosset, where the median age is 43.2 and the average individual income is $68,635. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,347

Total Population

43.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$68,635

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Syosset, NY

Syosset has 6,204 households, with an average household size of 3.09. 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. 19,347 people call Syosset home. The population density is 3,888.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,347

Total Population

High

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

43.2

Median Age

50.86 / 49.14%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,204

Total Households

3.09

Average Household Size

$68,635

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Syosset, NY

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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

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