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ZIP Code 11720

Primary City:Centereach, NY (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (8:57pm)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.87, -73.08
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11720. 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 11720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11720, 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:
Centereach, NY
Acceptable:
S Setauket, South Setauket

Stats and Demographics for the 11720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11720 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 11720 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11720 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,189
Population Density 3,581 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,581
Median Home Value $345,300
Land Area 8.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,246
Median Household Income $94,658

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7931,0181,1311,2011,0608898499051,2061,3181,216837714487377237170170
Female8079221,0591,0359237488459641,1921,3651,180876764597391307269367
Total1,6001,9402,1902,2361,9831,6371,6941,8692,3982,6832,3961,7131,4781,084768544439537

Gender

 Male 14,578 50%
 Female 14,611 50%
Gender

Race

 White 24,882 85.2%
 Black Or African American 905 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.1%
 Asian 1,808 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 984 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 571 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner425861,6522,2821,616996464125
Renter9827626828110993146212
Total1408621,9202,5631,7251,089610337

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,899 64%
 Single Guardian 1,497 16%
 Singles 1,427 15%
 Singles With Roommate 423 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,385 58%
 Households with Kids 3,861 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male140157170171187213220188210226187251245222253242260235211202
Female157170149154172184176187203216186200212245199237230192177185
Total297327319325359397396375413442373451457467452479490427388387

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11720 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11720 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 11720 real estate data, the median home value of $345,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,039 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 85 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,076 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,687 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,483 15%
 Households Vacant 335 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 106 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 77 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 81 6%
 1 Bedroom 324 25%
 2 Bedroom 225 17%
 3+ Bedroom 684 52%
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 $94,658 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11720 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 11720 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,161 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,011 25%
 No Earnings 6,799 28%
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 11,161 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,011 25%
 No Earnings 6,799 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,681 94.4%
 Public transportation 483 3.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 0.7%
 Worked at Home 287 1.8%
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 838 8%
 High School Graduate 5,687 56%
 Associate's degree 859 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,566 16%
 Master's degree 804 8%
 Professional school degree 196 2%
 Doctorate degree 132 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,237 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 469 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 270 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11720

ZIP Code 11720 is in the Middle Country Central School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11720.

Dawnwood Middle School
10 43rd St
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Middle Country Central School District
Selden Middle School
22 Jefferson Ave
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Middle Country Central School District
Holbrook Road School
170 Holbrook Ave
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middle Country Central School District
Jericho Elementary School
34 North Coleman Rd
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middle Country Central School District
North Coleman Road School
197 North Coleman Rd
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middle Country Central School District
Oxhead Road School
144 Oxhead Rd
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middle Country Central School District
Unity Drive Kindergarten-Pre K Center
11 Unity Dr
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middle Country Central School District
Centereach High School
14 43rd St
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middle Country Central School District
Our Savior New American School
140 Mark Tree Rd
Centereach, NY 11720
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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