The neighborhood of North Bay Shore is situated within the city of Islip, New York, which is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The noise levels in North Bay Shore are reasonably low, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially around the railway line.
Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. The median year of construction for properties in this part of the city is 1966. This neighborhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
The nearest grocery store in North Bay Shore is generally only a reasonably short walk away. Residents benefit from about 30 restaurants and cafes as well. Concerning education, house buyers will value that no matter where their property is situated in this part of the city, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, this neighborhood does not have any high schools.
Traveling by car is very convenient in North Bay Shore. It is very easy to come across a place to park. In contrast, North Bay Shore is not very transit friendly. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of this neighborhood, although many daily errands can be run on foot.