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ZIP Code 11566

Primary City:Merrick, NY (View All Cities)
County: Nassau County
Timezone: Eastern (7:06pm)
Area code: 516 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.66, -73.55
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11566

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11566. 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 11566. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11566, 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:
Merrick, NY
Acceptable:
N Merrick, North Merrick

Stats and Demographics for the 11566 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11566 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 11566 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11566 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,321
Population Density 6,478 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,070
Median Home Value $480,600
Land Area 5.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,805
Median Household Income $126,532

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9341,1831,4001,3048777467569941,2281,5071,5781,3061,144664510420323248
Female9701,2171,3611,1508427278291,0851,3871,6521,7181,4471,136765560479478396
Total1,9042,4002,7612,4541,7191,4731,5852,0792,6153,1593,2962,7532,2801,4291,070899801644

Gender

 Male 17,122 48%
 Female 18,199 52%
Gender

Race

 White 32,615 92.3%
 Black Or African American 475 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.1%
 Asian 1,245 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 496 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 449 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner326281,9703,0482,6001,3651,024380
Renter25128161202131503526
Total577562,1313,2502,7311,4151,059406

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,454 72%
 Single Guardian 1,470 12%
 Singles 1,548 13%
 Singles With Roommate 333 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,980 59%
 Households with Kids 4,825 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male162207169213233220257212261277251269307296299313315202175148
Female174200201217220238239238282275265270249302263300257184146155
Total336407370430453458496450543552516539556598562613572386321303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11566 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11566 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 11566 real estate data, the median home value of $480,600 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 11566. Rentals in 11566 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11566 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,266 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,684 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,363 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 758 6%
 Households Vacant 265 2%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 71 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 1%
 1 Bedroom 94 15%
 2 Bedroom 157 25%
 3+ Bedroom 370 59%
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 $126,532 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11566 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 11566 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. However, that is not the case in 11566. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,556 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,198 23%
 No Earnings 8,120 30%
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 12,556 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,198 23%
 No Earnings 8,120 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,868 77.2%
 Public transportation 2,982 17.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 76 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 216 1.3%
 Worked at Home 525 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 11566 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 357 3%
 High School Graduate 3,987 37%
 Associate's degree 1,000 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,114 29%
 Master's degree 1,472 14%
 Professional school degree 756 7%
 Doctorate degree 215 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,499 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,236 17.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 335 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11566

ZIP Code 11566 is in the Merrick Union Free School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11566.

Birch School
2400 Central Pky
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrick Union Free School District
Chatterton School
108 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrick Union Free School District
Norman J Levy Lakeside School
21 Babylon Rd
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrick Union Free School District
Park Avenue School
1599 Park Ave
North Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Bellmore Union Free School District
Camp Avenue School
1712 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Merrick Union Free School District
Harold D Fayette School
1057 Merrick Ave
North Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Merrick Union Free School District
Old Mill Road School
1775 Old Mill Rd
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Merrick Union Free School District
Sanford H Calhoun High School
1786 State St
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District
Merrick Avenue Middle School
1870 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District
Sacred Heart School
730 Merrick Ave
North Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Christian Academy
36 Smith St
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
South Shore Montessori School
2323 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Merrick Woods
1075 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Progressive School of Long Island
1425 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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