Located in New York, United States, the municipality of Ronkonkoma is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Ronkonkoma is quiet, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to the railway line, the airport (Long Island MacArthur Airport) or Long Island Expressway.
The main housing types in Ronkonkoma are single detached homes and townhouses. Many of the homes in this municipality were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960. This municipality has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this municipality own their home while the rest are renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools from most houses for sale in Ronkonkoma. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. House owners have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. As far as eating is concerned, a supermarket is usually accessible within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in Ronkonkoma. There are also a few opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
Ronkonkoma is very car friendly. Parking is generally easy, and most houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Long Island Expressway. On the other hand, traveling by public transit is very hard in Ronkonkoma. Thankfully, commuters benefit from the Ronkonkoma Station on the Ronkonkoma BrBranch. No bus lines pass through the municipality. Most homes for sale in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area are located in places that are not particularly well-suited for walking as carrying out daily needs is sometimes challenging.