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ZIP Code 11956

Post Office City:New Suffolk, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Southold
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (3:16pm)
Area code: 631 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.97, -72.46
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11956

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Primary/preferred city:
New Suffolk, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11956 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11956 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 11956 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11956 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 349
Population Density 275 people per sq mi
Housing Units 308
Median Home Value $661,100
Land Area 1.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 177
Median Household Income $67,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 58

Under 54711
85 Plus91019


 Male 160 46%
 Female 189 54%


 White 342 98.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus11213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 47%
 Single Guardian 25 14%
 Singles 57 32%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 148 84%
 Households with Kids 29 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11956 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 11956 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11956 real estate data, the median home value of $661,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 11956 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11956 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see New Suffolk, NY house prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 349 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 58 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 86 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 33 11%
 Households Vacant 131 43%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 2 1.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 115 87.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 5.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 23%
 2 Bedroom 2 7%
 3+ Bedroom 21 70%
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 $67,188 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 11956 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 11956 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 98 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 94 29%
 No Earnings 132 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 98 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 94 29%
 No Earnings 132 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 131 78%
 Public transportation 3 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 7%
 Worked at Home 23 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 43 14%
 High School Graduate 89 29%
 Associate's degree 23 8%
 Bachelor's degree 78 26%
 Master's degree 52 17%
 Professional school degree 6 2%
 Doctorate degree 13 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11956

ZIP Code 11956 is in the New Suffolk Common School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11956.

New Suffolk School
1295 4th St
New Suffolk, NY 11956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Suffolk Common School District

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