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ZIP Code 11738

Primary City:Farmingville, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Brookhaven
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (10:01am)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.84, -73.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11738. 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 11738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11738, 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:
Farmingville, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11738 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 11738 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 an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11738 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,638
Population Density 3,307 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,610
Median Home Value $345,400
Land Area 5.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,430
Median Household Income $91,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55715521,123
5-96065931,199
10-146306291,259
15-197446391,383
20-246445681,212
25-295595171,076
30-345445531,097
35-396136151,228
40-447377901,527
45-497627551,517
50-546507311,381
55-595285501,078
60-64455507962
65-69324323647
70-74161182343
75-79106130236
80-8463109172
85 Plus57141198

Gender

 Male 8,754 50%
 Female 8,884 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,457 87.6%
 Black Or African American 492 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 703 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 545 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 395 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24185169
25-34335282617
35-449563081,264
45-541,2572431,500
55-649921281,120
65-7451765582
75-8418428212
85 Plus58866

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,534 65%
 Single Guardian 1,005 19%
 Singles 656 12%
 Singles With Roommate 235 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,982 55%
 Households with Kids 2,448 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1102102204
296119215
3125109234
4136109245
598109207
6139108247
7125116241
8123112235
9121148269
10132110242
11124135259
12148111259
13102137239
14124136260
15161125286
16138143281
17171157328
18146111257
19128103231
20126118244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11738 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11738 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 11738 real estate data, the median home value of $345,400 is 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 11738. Rentals in 11738 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,508 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,415 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 902 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,113 20%
 Households Vacant 180 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 18.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3.3%
 For Sale Only 39 21.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 8.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 43.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 2%
 2 Bedroom 352 38%
 3+ Bedroom 552 60%
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 $91,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11738 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 11738 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 5,990 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,965 27%
 No Earnings 4,614 32%
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 5,990 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,965 27%
 No Earnings 4,614 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,248 90.4%
 Public transportation 413 4.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 147 1.6%
 Worked at Home 302 3.3%
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 648 11%
 High School Graduate 3,417 57%
 Associate's degree 406 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,133 19%
 Master's degree 210 4%
 Professional school degree 76 1%
 Doctorate degree 57 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,246 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 395 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11738

ZIP Code 11738 is in the Sachem Central School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11738.

Lynwood Avenue School
50 Lynwood Ave
Farmingville, NY 11738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sachem Central School District
Tecumseh Elementary School
179 Granny Rd
Farmingville, NY 11738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sachem Central School District
Sachem High School East
177 Granny Rd
Farmingville, NY 11738
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sachem Central School District

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