Merrick Real Estate

Merrick, NY Real Estate, Merrick Area and Community Information

Merrick, New York, is a Nassau County hamlet in the Town of Hempstead. Merrick's population of approximately 23,000 citizens enjoys close proximity to New York City as well as the recreational opportunities along the southern shore of Long Island. The community's name "Merrick" is derived from the Meroke, an Algonquin tribe that inhabited this area prior to settlement by those of European descent. "Meroke" means peaceful in Algonquin.

As of the census of 2000, there were 22,764 people, 7,524 households, and 6,478 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,423.3 per square mile (2,092.7/km²). There were 7,602 housing units at an average density of 1,811.1/sq mi (698.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.2% White, 1.0% African American, 0.10% Native American, 2.24% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.94% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.70% of the population.[2][needs update]

There were 7,524 households out of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.0% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.9% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $93,132, and the median income for a family was $99,589.[3] (According to a 2007 estimate, these values had risen to $111,536 and $122,319 respectively.) Males had a median income of $79,607 versus $41,618 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,334. About 2.0% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.


When Europeans arrived, the place was called "Meroke" all along the South Shore of what is now Nassau County. After Sachem Tackapousha signed a treaty with Merrick's first colonists in 1643, Puritans who fled England started settling there. During the colonial period, Merrick became a trading center because vessels could enter Jones Inlet and sail up deep channels to docks beside what is now Merrick Road. During the War of 1812 these channels, canals and coves made Merrick a haven for buccaneers who preyed on merchants. Pirates in whaleboats once robbed prominent landowner George Hewlett and two friends while they were duck hunting, ripping the silver buttons from their coats. At one point, residents armed with muskets captured one bandit leader and shipped him to New York in irons for trial.

Merrick as Mecca: During a surge of religious activity in the 1860s, Methodists from around the state congregated in Merrick annually. In the beginning, horses and buggies were pulled into two circles around an open field for 10 days of services. The camp normally attracted about 300 worshipers, but some meetings were attended by up to 10,000. Circular streets, such as Fletcher and Wesley Avenues, lined with small cottages that developed around the campground, remain today in the North Merrick neighborhood called the Campgrounds or Tiny Town by residents.

Turning Points: The construction of the South Shore Rail Road, predecessor of the Long Island Rail Road, through Merrick in the late 1880s began a period of development. The boom in population and growth after World War II gradually led to Merrick and North Merrick developing distinct identities and separate school districts.


The schools in Merrick and North Merrick make up the Merrick and North Merrick School Districts, as well as part of the Bellmore–Merrick Central High School District (BMCHSD). Below are the schools, their grade levels, and the towns that attend them.

School Grades Town(s) That Go To School
Birch School K–6 Merrick
Roland A. Chatterton School K–6 Merrick
Norman J. Levy Lakeside School K–6 Merrick
Park Avenue School K–6 North Merrick
Camp Avenue School K–6 North Merrick
Harold D. Fayette School K–6 North Merrick
Old Mill Road School K–6 North Merrick
Merrick Avenue Middle School* 7–8 North Merrick, Merrick
Grand Avenue Middle School* 7–8 Bellmore
Sanford H. Calhoun High School 9–12 North Merrick, Merrick
John F. Kennedy High School 9–12 Merrick & Bellmore, South of Merrick Road
Wellington C. Mepham High School 9–12 Bellmore

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  • 1675 Buckingham Rd Merrick, NY 11566
    $448,900 - $498,800
    3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3172312
    Huge Den w.wet bar, Bath, Sunroom and 2 car garage Large LR, Formal DR, 3 Bedrooms Eat in Kitchen, Full Bath
    Call Today: (516) 783-4540, (516) 458-0970, or  Email: Barbara Shane
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  • 2243 Halyard Dr Merrick, NY 11566
    5 Bedrooms 7 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 7000.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3129257
    Amazing Open Bay Estate Home-All Opulent Amenities And Unreal Upgrades!All Bedrooms Ensuite, Home Theater, Full Spa, Grand Entry Foyer, Bsmnt Walk Out To Sweeping Party Yard/Igp/New Outdoor Granite Kitchen/Boat Lift, Panoramic Water Views From Every Room.Open Plan, Full Hse Generator, 2 Lndry, Gorgeous Executive Suite Level-Too Much To List-Spec Sheet To Follow~a Must See To Believe-Big And Bold, Amazing Throughout!extra lot added to base!Palatial plus!Has It All!!!
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  • 3360 Hewlett Ave Merrick, NY 11566
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 3800.00:#
    Single Family For Sale NEW ML# 3177931
    Luxury living on the South Shore! Exquisite Turn Key Fully Furnished 3800 sqft Waterfront New Construction Home on the Open Bay! Open floor plan leads to Unparalleled Waterfront Views offering Magnificent Natural Light throughout home & impressive setting for entertaining! Beautiful Gourmet chef's kitchen w/High End Appliances. Featuring 5 Beds, 4.5 Baths, Office/6th Bed, 2 Fpls, 2 car heated garage, New 60' bulkhead w/electric, Cam/Sec Sys, Central Vac. +MORE Pool Plans Avail. Zone X Non-Flood
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  • 2039 Lake End Road Merrick, NY 11566
    4 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3175951
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  • 3300 Hewlett Ave Merrick, NY 11566
    4 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3151784
    This Classically Elegant Open Bay Splanch with Exquisite Details, Has Magnificent Sunset Views of the Open Bay. Home Boasts Huge Gourmet Chef's Kitchen W/Center Island, Wolf Appl, Hot Tub, New Roof, Bulkhead and Pier, Home Has 4 Large Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, Oak and Granite Floors w/Radiant Heat, Laundry Room, Venetian Stucco Walls, Custom Staircases, Dental Moldings, Boat Lift, Jetski Lift, There's a Fabulous Outdoor BBQ, Firepit, Pergola, Central Vac, Alarm System, Move Right In!
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  • 3182 Hewlett Ave Merrick, NY 11566
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 4225.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3122058
    4200 sf Custom Contemporary home. Situated on the open bay with an oversized property. This home is perfect for boaters. Featuring a boat lift and room for a 2nd also plenty of parking for your jet ski's, outdoor kitchen, Home completely remodeled features an open concept kitchen and living area with large windows to maximize the view. Formal Dining room, Master suite on the 1st level, Media Room, library, Gym, Guest Suite with bath, upstairs Br w bath and 2 addtl BR's and Bath.
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  • 2871 Shore Dr Merrick, NY 11566
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths Sq. Ft. 3300.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3175270
    Amazing New Build Waterfront Center Hall Colonial!Double Height Open Foyer, Center Island Eik Open To Great Room With Gas Fplc, Main Level Guest Rm/Playroom, 2 Car Garage, 4 Bedrooms Up Plus Home Office, Top Of Line Appliances, The Finest Attention To Detail, Custom Trim And Fixtures, The Best Of The Best;New Bulkhead, Great Location, Wait til you see the finishes!*Builder Bonus Incentive To Buyer-$20, 000 value EXTRA amenity package if in contract by 10/30!Hi End Finishes, Tremendous value!
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  • 2771 S Merrick Ave Merrick, NY 11566
    6 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 5926.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3177028
    Custom Sprawling Ranch 6 beds 4.5 bath 3.5 car garage...Move right into the lap of luxury with this pristine home on the water. Massive space inside and out for your family, guests & all your toys! Resort living year round. Rare location, property & opportunity! *Flood Zone X* Schedule your appointment now! $1, 499, 990
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  • 2806 Clubhouse Rd Merrick, NY 11566
    4 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 3000.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3141546
    Ever dream of living in paradise someday? Make someday TODAY in this palatial masterpiece! Bring your boat or jet-ski and enjoy resort-style living and dream-like entertaining with a paved clay patio, IG heated SW gunite pool, top of the line kitchen & huge family & media rooms. Amazing Summer memories await you in this home, with radiant heated floors and 2 MBR suites, expanded 4th level Splanch. Paradise is ready and waiting for YOU! Beautiful sunsets! NO SANDY Storm damage.
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  • 3077 Shore Dr Merrick, NY 11566
    5 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3178871
    Sleek And Sophisticated Open Bay Splanch Boasts Open Concept, Sweeping Views Of Jones Beach & Beyond!New Center Island Chefs Kitchen/Professional Thermador Applnces/White Shaker Cabs, Granite/Hrdwd Flrs, Full Hse Generator, Cstm Entry Doors, Oversized Hollywood Yard W/Pool/Dock/Pier/Float, Custom Bonus Executive Suite/Hm Ofc/Media Rm W/All The State Of Art Electronic Toys!5 Br, Fin Bsmnt, Fully Loaded, Atmos 3D Sound, Top Of Line Everything!Big, Bold And Dramatic-The Ultimate Bayfront Estate!
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