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ZIP Code 11961

Primary City:Ridge, NY (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (5:34am)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.89, -72.88
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11961

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11961. 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 11961. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11961, 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:
Ridge, NY
Unacceptable:
Lake Panamoka, Panamoka

Stats and Demographics for the 11961 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11961 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 11961 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11961 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,834
Population Density 1,003 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,113
Median Home Value $253,500
Land Area 12.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,589
Median Household Income $54,312

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male300325305386277269332315373463409421371278273265271253
Female281313324329291283310339370471475458446413385438468554
Total581638629715568552642654743934884879817691658703739807

Gender

 Male 5,886 46%
 Female 6,948 54%
Gender

Race

 White 11,631 90.6%
 Black Or African American 645 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.2%
 Asian 230 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 134 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 171 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17254558836884768952595
Renter27146121119107697759
Total444006799559918371,029654

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,692 48%
 Single Guardian 705 13%
 Singles 1,973 35%
 Singles With Roommate 219 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,293 77%
 Households with Kids 1,296 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61576458707964535957626168577010082795561
Female5249536453626671617154596377845963586575
Total113106117122123141130124120128116120131134154159145137120136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11961 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11961 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 11961 real estate data, the median home value of $253,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11961 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11961 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11961 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,668 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 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 161 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,702 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,162 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 725 12%
 Households Vacant 524 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 12.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 71 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 139 26.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 228 43.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 5%
 1 Bedroom 147 21%
 2 Bedroom 260 38%
 3+ Bedroom 241 35%
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 $54,312 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11961 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. However, that is not the case in 11961. 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 3,417 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,137 21%
 No Earnings 4,427 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 3,417 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,137 21%
 No Earnings 4,427 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,500 94%
 Public transportation 127 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 1%
 Worked at Home 124 3%
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 349 8%
 High School Graduate 2,472 59%
 Associate's degree 318 8%
 Bachelor's degree 626 15%
 Master's degree 287 7%
 Professional school degree 40 1%
 Doctorate degree 76 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,473 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 88 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 185 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11961

ZIP Code 11961 is in the Longwood Central School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11961.

Ridge Elementary School
105 Ridge Rd
Ridge, NY 11961
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Longwood Central School District

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