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ZIP Code 11779

Primary City:Ronkonkoma, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Islip
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (4:59am)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -73.12
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11779. 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 11779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11779, 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:
Ronkonkoma, NY
Acceptable:
Lake Ronkonkoma, Lk Ronkonkoma
Unacceptable:
Lake Ronkonkoma Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 11779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11779 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 11779 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 slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11779 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,421
Population Density 3,060 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,632
Median Home Value $345,500
Land Area 12.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,162
Median Household Income $87,081

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1751,2351,3751,3631,1561,0821,1871,2941,6301,6751,4671,1761,011842514321217150
Female1,0221,2511,2661,2311,1511,0801,1801,3891,6141,6181,5391,2311,189910581462391446
Total2,1972,4862,6412,5942,3072,1622,3672,6833,2443,2933,0062,4072,2001,7521,095783608596

Gender

 Male 18,870 49%
 Female 19,551 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,190 89.0%
 Black Or African American 842 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.2%
 Asian 1,840 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 780 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 697 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner708232,2422,7142,1231,360561147
Renter113592577600407336303194
Total1831,4152,8193,3142,5301,696864341

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,658 58%
 Single Guardian 2,091 16%
 Singles 2,764 21%
 Singles With Roommate 649 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,229 63%
 Households with Kids 4,933 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male239237242255223277238241256283273264277278286278287271241245
Female213195216225239260248247257265247247243264265262259233212233
Total452432458480462537486488513548520511520542551540546504453478

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11779 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 11779 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 11779 real estate data, the median home value of $345,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11779 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11779 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,962 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 23 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 430 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,780 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,260 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,122 23%
 Households Vacant 470 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 132 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 7%
 For Sale Only 91 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 206 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,270 41%
 2 Bedroom 838 27%
 3+ Bedroom 767 25%
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 $87,081 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11779 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 11779 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 13,505 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,279 26%
 No Earnings 9,754 31%
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 13,505 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,279 26%
 No Earnings 9,754 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,839 92.0%
 Public transportation 782 4.0%
 Taxicab 22 0.1%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 344 1.8%
 Worked at Home 396 2.0%
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 1,111 8.7%
 High School Graduate 7,080 55.7%
 Associate's degree 1,275 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 2,048 16.1%
 Master's degree 940 7.4%
 Professional school degree 196 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 68 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,767 87.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 462 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 506 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11779

ZIP Code 11779 is in the Connetquot Central School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11779.

Cherokee Street Elementary School
130 Cherokee St
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Connetquot Central School District
Edith L Slocum Elementary School
2460 Sycamore Ave
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Connetquot Central School District
Ronkonkoma Middle School
501 Peconic St
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Connetquot Central School District
Helen B Duffield Elementary School
600 1st St
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Connetquot Central School District
Gatelot Avenue School
65 Gatelot Ave
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sachem Central School District
Hiawatha School
97 Patchhlbrk Rd
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sachem Central School District
Samoset Middle School
51 School St
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sachem Central School District
Sachem High School North
212 Smith Rd
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sachem Central School District
St Joseph School
25 Church St
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kids Place Early Childhood Day School
55 Trade Zone Dr
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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