In year 2017 the median home price in Bellport was $548,600 while the average household income was around $113,889. Estimated population in 2017 was 5,294. The average real estate property tax in Bellport is $10,001. For further comparison of historical statistics see graphs below.
It offers a variety of shopping and dining opportunities, along with one of the most well-known summer theatres in the region. Bellport is one of the rare municipalities with its own golf course and tennis complex, an ocean side beach and a bay side beach.
Founded by Captains Thomas and John Bell in the early 1800s and originally designed to be a seaport, life in Bellport has centered around the Great South Bay for almost two centuries. It was once the main source of revenue for many residents who fished and clammed off its shores. It continues to offer many recreational activities including boating and fishing in warmer months and ice boating in the winter.
Visitors and residents alike can often be seen strolling down the quiet roads leading to the bay, many with historic homes dating back to the 1800s. Quaint Victorians sit along side houses done in the Greek Revival style. Many homes feature white clapboard siding and green plantation shutters, giving Bellport the look of small town New England.
Beach lovers enjoy Ho-Hum Beach, located on Fire Island between Smiths Point County Park and Watch Hill/Fire Island National Seashore which is serviced by the Village ferry, the Whalehouse Point. Mother’s Beach, located on the Bay, offers a closer alternative and is often filled with families enjoying a day at the beach.
|Average price of homes in 2017 Home Value||$548,600|
|Average price of homes in 2016 Home Value||$547,600|
|Average price of homes in 2015 Home Value||$514,000|
|Average price of homes in 2014 Home Value||$508,500|
|Average price of homes in 2013 Home Value||$551,900|