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ZIP Code 11798

Primary City:Wyandanch, NY (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (9:01pm)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.75, -73.37
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11798

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11798. 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 11798. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11798, 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:
Wyandanch, NY
Acceptable:
Wheatley Heights, Wheatley Hts

Stats and Demographics for the 11798 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11798 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 11798 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11798 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,347
Population Density 3,219 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,168
Median Home Value $314,200
Land Area 4.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,928
Median Household Income $65,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male602630619707589606528485525543464372268225146936140
Female6185646596425575495515525816165234123352331891227764
Total1,2201,1941,2781,3491,1461,1551,0791,0371,1061,159987784603458335215138104

Gender

 Male 7,503 49%
 Female 7,844 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,858 19%
 Black Or African American 9,736 63%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 142 1%
 Asian 343 2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1,625 11%
 Two Or More Races 643 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2625059774556333918044
Renter62241336261164862113
Total884919331,00672742520157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,729 44%
 Single Guardian 1,515 39%
 Singles 500 13%
 Singles With Roommate 184 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 1,848 47%
 Households with Kids 2,080 53%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113130126136132138118107135108124117133137153135166139114134
Female12011912611811886116106138134138132133122146127131129109128
Total233249252254250224234213273242262249266259299262297268223262

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11798 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 11798 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 11798 real estate data, the median home value of $314,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11798 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11798 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11798 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,229 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,279 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 465 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,184 28%
 Households Vacant 240 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 27.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 49 20.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 47.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 155 12%
 2 Bedroom 314 25%
 3+ Bedroom 782 63%
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 $65,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11798 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. ZIP code 11798 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 11798. 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 4,470 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,054 18%
 No Earnings 4,847 43%
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 4,470 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,054 18%
 No Earnings 4,847 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,995 82.2%
 Public transportation 808 13.3%
 Taxicab 26 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 111 1.8%
 Worked at Home 140 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 796 19.6%
 High School Graduate 2,081 51.4%
 Associate's degree 304 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 698 17.2%
 Master's degree 130 3.2%
 Professional school degree 14 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,008 88.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 167 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 239 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11798

ZIP Code 11798 is in the Wyandanch Union Free School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11798.

Martin Luther King Elementary School
792 Mount Ave
Wyandanch, NY 11798
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyandanch Union Free School District
Milton L Olive Middle School
140 Garden City Ave
Wyandanch, NY 11798
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wyandanch Union Free School District
La Francis Hardiman Elementary School
792 Mount Ave
Wyandanch, NY 11798
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyandanch Union Free School District
Wyandanch Memorial High School
54 South 32nd St
Wyandanch, NY 11798
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wyandanch Union Free School District

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