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ZIP Code 11978

Primary City:Westhampton Beach, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Quogue
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (1:04am)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -72.68
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11978. 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 11978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11978, 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:
Westhampton Beach, NY
Acceptable:
W Hampton Bch
Unacceptable:
Quioque, W Hampton Beach, West Hampton Beach, West Hampton Dunes, Westhampton Dunes

Stats and Demographics for the 11978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11978 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 11978 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11978 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,255
Population Density 258 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,879
Median Home Value $618,400
Land Area 12.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,231
Median Household Income $80,066

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9598110130129137107112120135118981017643373127
Female878112281838075991141271201151107443415049
Total18217923221121221718221123426223821321115086788176

Gender

 Male 1,704 52%
 Female 1,551 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,665 81.9%
 Black Or African American 193 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.9%
 Asian 45 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.4%
 Other Race 243 7.5%
 Two Or More Races 66 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13331221881921319246
Renter35108878755191310
Total4814120927524715010556

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 583 47%
 Single Guardian 199 16%
 Singles 355 29%
 Singles With Roommate 94 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 861 70%
 Households with Kids 370 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1513222516291024192122232420272726282225
Female1924171319132015142824301723212216111116
Total3437393835423039334946534143484942393341

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11978 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 11978 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 11978 real estate data, the median home value of $618,400 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 11978. Rentals in 11978 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,205 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 476 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 341 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 414 11%
 Households Vacant 2,648 68%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 2.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.1%
 For Sale Only 71 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,381 89.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 4.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 11%
 2 Bedroom 134 37%
 3+ Bedroom 192 53%
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 $80,066 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 11978 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. Residents in ZIP code 11978 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 11978 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 910 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 583 21%
 No Earnings 1,224 45%
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 910 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 583 21%
 No Earnings 1,224 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,016 80%
 Public transportation 80 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 6%
 Worked at Home 101 8%
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 79 7%
 High School Graduate 445 39%
 Associate's degree 25 2%
 Bachelor's degree 320 28%
 Master's degree 194 17%
 Professional school degree 66 6%
 Doctorate degree 26 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 372 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11978

ZIP Code 11978 is in the Westhampton Beach Union Free School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11978.

Westhampton Beach Elementary School
379 Mill Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westhampton Beach Union Free School District
Westhampton Middle School
340 Mill Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Westhampton Beach Union Free School District
Westhampton Beach Senior High School
49 Lilac Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Westhampton Beach Union Free School District

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