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ZIP Code 11794

Primary City:Stony Brook, NY (View All Cities)
Organization:Stonybrook, Suny Stony Brook
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Brookhaven
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14pm)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.91, -73.12
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11794

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11794. 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 11794. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11794, 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:
Stony Brook, NY
Stonybrook, Suny Stony Brook

Stats and Demographics for the 11794 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11794 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 11794 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11794 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,165
Population Density 11,461 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 1,642 52%
 Female 1,523 48%


 White 1,769 55.9%
 Black Or African American 484 15.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.4%
 Asian 728 23.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 106 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 64 2.0%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 3,165 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 11794 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11794 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 11794 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 11794 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 110 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,850 60%
 No Earnings 1,120 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 110 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,850 60%
 No Earnings 1,120 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 337 35%
 Public transportation 98 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 473 49%
 Worked at Home 56 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 11794 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 5 6%
 Associate's degree 2 2%
 Bachelor's degree 28 34%
 Master's degree 47 57%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 51 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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