Located within New York, United States, the municipality of West Babylon is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
West Babylon is good for those who enjoy quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to the railway line.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in West Babylon, while duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This municipality has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder. Around half of homes in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.
Primary schools are convenient to reach on foot from anywhere in West Babylon. However, locals may consider it difficult to access high schools on foot. With respect to food, house buyers in this municipality will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes.
Traveling on foot is feasible for house buyers in West Babylon; many daily needs can be met without having to use a vehicle. This municipality is a fairly good part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area for moving around by car. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, the public transit service in West Babylon is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the municipality.