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ZIP Code 11971

Primary City:Southold, NY (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (6:35am)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.06, -72.43
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11971

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11971. 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 11971. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11971, 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:
Southold, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11971 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11971 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 11971 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11971 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,818
Population Density 526 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,051
Median Home Value $494,000
Land Area 11.07 sq mi
Water Area 4.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,439
Median Household Income $90,294

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male127171201175108989613616624420022519518317112312287
Female123134170162919892130199225265233211225201160122149
Total250305371337199196188266365469465458406408372283244236

Gender

 Male 2,828 49%
 Female 2,990 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,471 94.0%
 Black Or African American 44 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.0%
 Asian 47 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.4%
 Other Race 161 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 71 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner850227405432432328165
Renter1680788656372019
Total24130305491488469348184

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,398 57%
 Single Guardian 273 11%
 Singles 644 26%
 Singles With Roommate 124 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,827 75%
 Households with Kids 612 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2522272526352846363842374341353248421825
Female1822313030213525232930394032314141331623
Total4344585556566371596772768373667389753448

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11971 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11971 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11971 real estate data, the median home value of $494,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11971 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11971 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11971 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,784 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 34 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,083 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 964 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 392 10%
 Households Vacant 1,612 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 2.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.2%
 For Sale Only 59 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,405 87.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 5.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 6%
 2 Bedroom 185 59%
 3+ Bedroom 108 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 $90,294 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11971 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 11971 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,840 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,373 26%
 No Earnings 2,118 40%
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 1,840 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,373 26%
 No Earnings 2,118 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,527 91%
 Public transportation 34 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 2%
 Worked at Home 166 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 11971 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 68 3%
 High School Graduate 1,260 52%
 Associate's degree 193 8%
 Bachelor's degree 491 20%
 Master's degree 241 10%
 Professional school degree 113 5%
 Doctorate degree 46 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 745 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11971

ZIP Code 11971 is in the Southold Union Free School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11971.

Southold Elementary School
420 Oaklawn Ave
Southold, NY 11971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southold Union Free School District
Southold Junior-Senior High School
420 Oaklawn Ave
Southold, NY 11971
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southold Union Free School District

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