Bohemia is a delightful hamlet in the town of Islip, in Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Bohemia had an approximate population of 10,180 residents. Bohemia has a total area of almost nine square miles and is in the 11716 zip code. Bohemia’s boundaries are formed by Ronkonkoma and Lake Ronkonkoma to the north, Oakdale, Sayville, West Sayville, and Bayport to the south, Holbrook to the east and Central Islip and Great River to the west. New York City is approximately 30 miles away.
Many Bohemia residents are from Italian, Irish and Czechoslovakian ancestry. Many current resident have “migrated” to Bohemia from western Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn making first generation Bohemians a sizeable portion of the population. The children of Bohemia attend schools primarily in the Connetquot School District. Many residents of Bohemia work in Manhattan and the Oakdale and Ronkonkoma stations provide access to transportation on the Long Island Rail Road. The local Long Island MacArthur Airport is a great alternative to the congested JFK and Laguardia airports for those seeking air travel. It’s a short drive from the ferry at Sayville to Fire Island National Seashore with it gorgeous, pristine beaches. Closer to home is the Connetquot River State Park, a perfect place to ride horses in this equestrian friendly community. Stables are common in the area and residents are frequently seen walking their horses through the tree lined streets of Bohemia.
Condominiums, townhomes, single family homes and lots on which to build your custom home are all properties currently available in the Bohemia real estate market. The average listing price for a condo in Bohemia is around $426,362. Single family homes in Bohemia have an average listing price of $425,380, but some Bohemia homes have listing prices near $1,400,000. Lots in Bohemia list for an average price of about $580,800 depending upon the property’s age and size. To learn more about properties for sale in Bohemia, New York, please do not hesitate to contact us today.
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