Woodhaven, NY 11421 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Woodhaven, NY 11421

Acceptable Alternative
Jamaica, NY 11421

Not Acceptable, USPS
Queens, NY 11421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 631
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,687
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,342
  • County: Queens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.692, Longitude -73.856
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Woodhaven, NY 11421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,151
Population in Households 40,132
Population in Familes 34,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 31,990
Diversity Index2 90


Total Households 11,969
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 9,140
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 13,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,750 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,219 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,085 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $421,533
Average Home Value $443,009


Median Household Income $55,908
Average Household Income $73,188
Per Capita Income $21,832
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.81%
Households 0.28% 0.65%
Families 0.19% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Woodhaven, NY 11421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11421 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 # 137 92nd
Population Density1 # 108 94th
Diversity Index2 # 23 99th
Median Household Income # 808 54th
Per Capita Income # 1479 15th

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