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ZIP Code 11797

Primary City:Woodbury, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oyster Bay
County: Nassau County
Timezone: Eastern (12:58pm)
Area code: 516 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -73.47
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11797

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11797. 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 11797. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11797, 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:
Woodbury, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11797 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11797 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 11797 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11797 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,041
Population Density 1,759 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,217
Median Home Value $828,700
Land Area 5.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,093
Median Household Income $150,920

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male178270345353183120117179250340408355296185154165153167
Female157241331301148115154217306407433326277201225253296435
Total335511676654331235271396556747841681573386379418449602

Gender

 Male 4,218 47%
 Female 4,823 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,863 87.0%
 Black Or African American 123 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 933 10.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 90 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner374375696603345401144
Renter5557511680584914
Total8129450812683403450158

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,057 67%
 Single Guardian 262 8%
 Singles 692 22%
 Singles With Roommate 82 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,041 66%
 Households with Kids 1,052 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2935454352585652526572547579739795563244
Female2635274348485441505357757274738568443129
Total55707286100106110931021181291291471531461821631006373

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11797 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11797 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 11797 real estate data, the median home value of $828,700 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 11797. Rentals in 11797 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11797 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,227 91.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 733 8.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,634 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,007 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 452 14%
 Households Vacant 124 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 34 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 209 52%
 2 Bedroom 143 36%
 3+ Bedroom 47 12%
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 $150,920 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11797 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 11797 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 11797. 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 2,690 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,435 20%
 No Earnings 3,193 44%
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 2,690 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,435 20%
 No Earnings 3,193 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,897 79.3%
 Public transportation 537 14.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 0.4%
 Worked at Home 205 5.6%
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 162 5%
 High School Graduate 697 24%
 Associate's degree 59 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,047 35%
 Master's degree 487 16%
 Professional school degree 399 14%
 Doctorate degree 102 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,193 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 280 18.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11797

ZIP Code 11797 is in the Syosset Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11797.

Walt Whitman Elementary School
482 Woodbury Rd
Woodbury, NY 11797
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Syosset Central School District
The Center for Developmental Disabilities
72 S Woods Rd
Woodbury, NY 11797
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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