Howard Beach, NY 11414 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11414: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howard Beach, NY 11414

Acceptable Alternative
Jamaica, NY 11414

Not Acceptable, USPS
Queens, NY 11414

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 506
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,397
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,567
  • County: Queens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.659, Longitude -73.844
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Howard Beach, NY 11414 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,273
Population in Households 27,259
Population in Familes 22,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 10,347
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 11,032
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 7,191
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,823 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,209 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 631 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $487,697
Average Home Value $494,318


Median Household Income $70,991
Average Household Income $95,220
Per Capita Income $38,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.89%
Households 0.5% 0.76%
Families 0.37% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Howard Beach, NY 11414 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11414 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 # 242 86th
Population Density1 # 182 90th
Diversity Index2 # 383 78th
Median Household Income # 439 75th
Per Capita Income # 369 79th

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