Jackson Heights, NY 11372 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11372: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Acceptable Alternative
Flushing, NY 11372
Jackson Hts, NY 11372

Not Acceptable, USPS
Queens, NY 11372

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,103
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,677
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20,619
  • County: Queens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.75, Longitude -73.883
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jackson Heights, NY 11372 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 69,093
Population in Households 68,780
Population in Familes 51,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 313
Population Density1 96,891
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 24,588
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 15,181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,010 (30.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,578 (64.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,314 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $276,923
Average Home Value $375,331


Median Household Income $50,652
Average Household Income $67,314
Per Capita Income $24,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.9%
Households 0.48% 0.79%
Families 0.32% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Jackson Heights, NY 11372 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11372 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 # 43 98th
Population Density1 # 13 99th
Diversity Index2 # 39 98th
Median Household Income # 1099 37th
Per Capita Income # 1279 27th

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