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ZIP Code 11550

Primary City:Hempstead, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Hempstead
County: Nassau County
Timezone: Eastern (5:11pm)
Area code: 516 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.70, -73.62
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11550. 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 11550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11550, 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
Acceptable:
S Hempstead, South Hempstead

Stats and Demographics for the 11550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11550 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 11550 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11550 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 56,435
Population Density 13,247 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,859
Median Home Value $333,400
Land Area 4.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,033
Median Household Income $53,669

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,3982,0121,8162,0082,4832,5692,4492,1311,9741,8561,6521,3031,044761487365279193
Female2,2911,8441,7101,8812,2492,3232,1691,9992,1502,0681,7411,5021,3751,075780593427478
Total4,6893,8563,5263,8894,7324,8924,6184,1304,1243,9243,3932,8052,4191,8361,267958706671

Gender

 Male 27,780 49%
 Female 28,655 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,444 23.8%
 Black Or African American 26,493 46.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 327 0.6%
 Asian 835 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.0%
 Other Race 12,542 22.2%
 Two Or More Races 2,771 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner726101,3571,7641,524999572211
Renter5101,8892,0311,8201,31986740583
Total5822,4993,3883,5842,8431,866977294

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,777 36%
 Single Guardian 5,804 36%
 Singles 3,502 22%
 Singles With Roommate 950 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,799 55%
 Households with Kids 7,234 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male478520465466442399419380372371366353371355402400389377440452
Female498439481399409396343338358350344352327337368369391406347470
Total976959946865851795762718730721710705698692770769780783787922

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11550 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11550 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 11550 real estate data, the median home value of $333,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11550 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11550 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,129 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 678 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 620 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,768 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,341 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,924 53%
 Households Vacant 826 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 327 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 183 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 259 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 926 9%
 1 Bedroom 3,339 34%
 2 Bedroom 3,338 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,304 23%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $53,669 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11550 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 11550 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 11550 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 11550. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17,895 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,155 26%
 No Earnings 14,573 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17,895 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,155 26%
 No Earnings 14,573 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,764 68%
 Public transportation 6,003 23%
 Taxicab 289 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,517 6%
 Worked at Home 390 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,810 34.6%
 High School Graduate 7,602 45.3%
 Associate's degree 914 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,600 9.5%
 Master's degree 568 3.4%
 Professional school degree 211 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 92 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,355 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,123 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,122 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11550

ZIP Code 11550 is in the Hempstead Union Free School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11550.

Alverta B Gray Schultz Middle School
70 Greenwich St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Evergreen Charter School
605 Peninsula Blvd
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evergreen Charter School District
Academy Charter School
117 North Franklin Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Academy Charter School
Franklin School
335 South Franklin St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Fulton School
40 Fulton Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Jackson Main Elementary School
451 Jackson St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Barack Obama Elementary School
176 William St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Jackson Annex School
380 Jackson St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Hempstead Early Childhood Center
436 Front St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Marshall School
15 East Marshall St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
William S Covert School
379 Willow St
South Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rockville Centre Union Free School District
Lawrence Road Middle School
50 Lawrence Rd
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Uniondale Union Free School District
Hempstead High School
201 President St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
College Preparatory Academy for Music and Art
201 President St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
College Preparatory Academy for Business and Law
201 President St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
College Preparatory Academy for Mathematics and Sc
201 President St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Hempstead Union Free School District
Sacred Heart Academy
47 Cathedral Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Little Red Train Private School
249 Jerusalem Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Crescent School
130 Front St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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