Located within New York, United States, the municipality of Yaphank is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Yaphank is good for those who like quiet surroundings, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to Long Island Expressway or one of the railway lines.
Around 90% of the population of this municipality own their home and 10% are renters. The housing stock of this municipality is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. The average year of construction for properties in this municipality is 1985. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Yaphank and consequently they can be a very long walk away. As far as food is concerned, some house buyers in Yaphank may have the option to do grocery shopping on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants in close proximity.
Yaphank is especially car friendly. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Long Island Expressway. However, getting around by public transit is very difficult in Yaphank. Thankfully, residents can count on the Yaphank Station with access to the Ronkonkoma BrBranch. There are no bus routes crossing the municipality. Traveling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in Yaphank as very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.