The neighborhood of Central Islip is located in the city of Islip, New York, which is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Central Islip is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near the railway line.
In Central Islip, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighborhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the units in Central Islip and one third are rented. The median year of construction for houses in this part of the city is 1973.
In Central Islip, home owners will often be able to reach primary schools by walking. In contrast, high schools are not particularly numerous and accordingly not always within walking distance. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to eating, a supermarket is usually accessible within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in this part of the city. There are also a few options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.
The car is very often the favored approach to get around in this part of Islip. It is very convenient to park. However, commuting by transit can be difficult in this part of Islip by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, there is the Central Islip Station on the Ronkonkoma BrBranch. No bus lines traverse the neighborhood. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Central Islip, although many common errands can be run on foot.