Westhampton Beach

Westhampton Beach is a family-oriented beach community that draws a laid-back crowd during the summer months.

Welcome to Westhampton Beach

A serene village on the southeast coast of Long Island that’s one of the most beautiful places to live on the entire island 

 

Located just to the west of the Hamptons, Westhampton Beach is a family-oriented beach community that draws a laid-back crowd during the summer months. It has a feeling of old-fashioned America.

 

Westhampton Beach was incorporated in 1928. Officials have struggled with erosion on the beach for decades. In 1938, almost all of the summer homes on its barrier beach were obliterated by a hurricane, and agencies have been working ever since to shore up beaches and even relocate some historic homes.

 

The scenic village has a population of 1,650 and the median price of Westhampton Beach homes for sale is $716,000. It has become one of the fastest-growing, year-round communities on eastern Long Island.

 

What to Love 

People & Lifestyle 

Living in this beach community gives residents the best of many worlds. During the summer, enjoy markets and festivals, as well as mom-and-pop stores along Main Street and casual dining. During the offseason, it’s a quiet, safe town.

 

The population of Westhampton Beach is just under 2,000. The median household income is $105,000, and the median property value is $716,000.

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Beach Bakery & Grand Cafe has been a go-to place for years. Besides all sorts of baked goods, this old-fashioned establishment also has breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. Other dining options on Main Street include Margarita Grille and Goldberg’s Westhampton Beach. Nearby is Joe’s American Grill. Down at the beach, be sure to try John Scott’s Surf Shack.

 

Main Street has a delightful number of local shops and boutiques, many of which have a resort flavor. Local favorites include Westhampton T-Shirts, Mint Clothing Boutiques, and Peace Love Hamptons. Island Surf sells everything you need to hit the beach. 

 

Things to Do

The main attraction is the barrier beach that stretches for several miles to either side of the village. Westhampton Beach. Cupsogue Beach County Park is a 296-acre park at the east end of Fire Island and the west end of Westhampton Island, known locally as Dune Road, one of Long Island's easternmost barrier islands. There’s also Pike’s Beach, a gorgeous white sand beach to the east of Cupsogue Beach County Park that’s usually not crowded/ 

 

There are also summertime art shows, a weekly farmers’ market, Fourth of July fireworks, and community parks and tennis courts. Pontoon Paddler provides boat tours and water sports.

 

Once back in town after your beach adventure, be sure to stop at the Westhampton Beach Brewing Co. for a pint. The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center books a variety of acts.

 

Schools

Westhampton Beach is home to a number of excellent public schools. Top educational opportunities include:

 

  • Westhampton Beach Elementary School has an enrollment of about 372 students in kindergarten through fifth grade
  • Westhampton Beach Middle School serves sixth through eighth grade
  • Westhampton Beach High School has an enrollment of about 958 students

 

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Overview for Westhampton Beach, NY

4,138 people live in Westhampton Beach, where the median age is 53.8 and the average individual income is $61,677.04. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,138

Total Population

53.8 years

Median Age

Low

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

$61,677.04

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Westhampton Beach, NY

Westhampton Beach has 1,448 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westhampton Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,138 people call Westhampton Beach home. The population density is 249.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,138

Total Population

Low

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

53.8

Median Age

48.09 / 51.91%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
1,448

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$61,677.04

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Westhampton Beach, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Westhampton Beach. 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.
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Category
Grades
School rating
Westhampton Beach Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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