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ZIP Code 11792

Primary City:Wading River, NY (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (10:33am)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.94, -72.83
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11792

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11792. 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 11792. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11792, 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:
Wading River, NY
Unacceptable:
Wildwood, Willwood

Stats and Demographics for the 11792 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11792 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 11792 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 a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11792 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,523
Population Density 866 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,240
Median Home Value $434,800
Land Area 9.85 sq mi
Water Area 2.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,889
Median Household Income $119,137

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male235341364354199188157273337406368299305190124684330
Female237319335295182154189288369411367322286182118795554
Total4726606996493813423465617068177356215913722421479884

Gender

 Male 4,281 50%
 Female 4,242 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,080 94.8%
 Black Or African American 153 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 93 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 59 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 130 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1015456275964735114040
Renter9435653411383
Total1919761881268836414843

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,996 69%
 Single Guardian 313 11%
 Singles 458 16%
 Singles With Roommate 122 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,762 61%
 Households with Kids 1,127 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42435856548469647063756478848510073534337
Female4654575153726764636577587065637373454139
Total8897115107107156136128133128152122148149148173146988476

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11792 has a slightly less than average 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 11792 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 11792 real estate data, the median home value of $434,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 11792. Rentals in 11792 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11792 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,382 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 88 1.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 53 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,022 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 641 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 226 7%
 Households Vacant 351 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 26 7.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 270 76.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 9.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 26%
 2 Bedroom 32 15%
 3+ Bedroom 127 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 $119,137 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11792 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle 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 11792. 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 3,373 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,592 23%
 No Earnings 2,087 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 3,373 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,592 23%
 No Earnings 2,087 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,257 93%
 Public transportation 41 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 52 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 252 5%
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 162 5%
 High School Graduate 1,183 37%
 Associate's degree 385 12%
 Bachelor's degree 813 26%
 Master's degree 454 14%
 Professional school degree 144 5%
 Doctorate degree 38 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,771 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 214 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 119 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11792

ZIP Code 11792 is in the Little Flower Union Free School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11792.

Little Flower School
2460 North Wading River Rd
Wading River, NY 11792
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Little Flower Union Free School District
Wading River School
1900 Wadng Rvr Mnr Rd
Wading River, NY 11792
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shoreham-Wading River Central School District

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