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ZIP Code 11549

Primary City:Hempstead, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Nassau County
Timezone: Eastern (12:12pm)
Area code: 516 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.714, -73.602
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11549. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 11549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11549, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Hempstead, NY
Hofstra Univ

Stats and Demographics for the 11549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11549 is located in southeast New York and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 11549 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11549 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,922
Population Density 40,387 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,297 44%
 Female 1,625 56%


 White 2,303 78.8%
 Black Or African American 318 10.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 116 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 74 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 105 3.6%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,922 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 11549 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 11549 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 11549 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 90 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,885 78%
 No Earnings 454 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 90 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,885 78%
 No Earnings 454 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 274 28%
 Public transportation 32 3%
 Taxicab 8 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 606 61%
 Worked at Home 70 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 11549 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 6 9%
 Associate's degree 14 20%
 Bachelor's degree 40 58%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 9 13%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5 16%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 84%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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