Great Neck, NY 11020 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 11020: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Great Neck, NY 11020

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Success, NY 11020

Not Acceptable, USPS
Great Nk, NY 11020
University Gardens, NY 11020

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,961
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.787, Longitude -73.726
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Great Neck, NY 11020 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,986
Population in Households 5,632
Population in Familes 5,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 354
Population Density1 2,957
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 1,857
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,583 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $961,218
Average Home Value $962,350


Median Household Income $134,884
Average Household Income $200,600
Per Capita Income $64,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.14%
Households -0.53% -0.24%
Families -0.62% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Great Neck, NY 11020 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11020 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 678 61st
Population Density1 # 365 79th
Diversity Index2 # 178 90th
Median Household Income # 40 98th
Per Capita Income # 84 95th

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