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ZIP Code 11559

Primary City:Lawrence, NY (View All Cities)
County: Nassau County
Timezone: Eastern (10:04pm)
Area code: 516 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.61, -73.71
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11559

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11559. 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 11559. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11559, 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:
Lawrence, NY
Unacceptable:
Meadowmere Park

Stats and Demographics for the 11559 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11559 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 11559 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11559 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,176
Population Density 1,957 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,821
Median Home Value $824,600
Land Area 4.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,558
Median Household Income $112,862

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2753343153662841801741961942592332802631651141049998
Female274323402359237201193218220247283283265162169142117148
Total549657717725521381367414414506516563528327283246216246

Gender

 Male 3,933 48%
 Female 4,243 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,303 89.3%
 Black Or African American 218 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.0%
 Asian 233 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 291 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 118 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8112272398515301262155
Renter151069511183414935
Total23218367509598342311190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,702 67%
 Single Guardian 298 12%
 Singles 505 20%
 Singles With Roommate 53 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,591 62%
 Households with Kids 967 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6361475870716463665668506774817479696355
Female52616156606755647764797774108738577606460
Total115122108114130138119127143120147127141182154159156129127115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11559 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11559 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 11559 real estate data, the median home value of $824,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 11559. Rentals in 11559 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11559 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,157 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,214 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 809 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 535 19%
 Households Vacant 263 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 28 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 118 26%
 2 Bedroom 204 45%
 3+ Bedroom 128 28%
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 $112,862 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11559 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 11559 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 11559 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,322 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,426 23%
 No Earnings 2,429 39%
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 2,322 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,426 23%
 No Earnings 2,429 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,261 69.1%
 Public transportation 777 23.7%
 Taxicab 12 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 3.2%
 Worked at Home 118 3.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 211 9%
 High School Graduate 584 25%
 Associate's degree 97 4%
 Bachelor's degree 583 24%
 Master's degree 366 15%
 Professional school degree 500 21%
 Doctorate degree 40 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 774 38.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,225 60.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 1.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11559

ZIP Code 11559 is in the Lawrence Union Free School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11559.

Lawrence Middle School
195 Broadway
Lawrence, NY 11559
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lawrence Union Free School District
The Brandeis School
25 Frost Ln
Lawrence, NY 11559
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mesivta Ateres Yaakov
131 Washington Ave
Lawrence, NY 11559
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Rambam Mesivta
15 Frost Ln
Lawrence, NY 11559
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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