Jamaica, NY 11436 ZIP Code Profile

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Jamaica, NY | Queens, NY | South Ozone Park, NY

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ZIP Code 11436: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jamaica, NY 11436

Acceptable Alternative
S Ozone Park, NY 11436
South Ozone Park, NY 11436

Not Acceptable, USPS
Queens, NY 11436
S Ozone Pk, NY 11436

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 142
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,567
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 105
  • County: Queens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.678, Longitude -73.798
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jamaica, NY 11436 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,880
Population in Households 17,715
Population in Familes 15,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 20,661
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 5,326
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 4,232
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,314 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,012 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $373,188
Average Home Value $398,054


Median Household Income $57,923
Average Household Income $72,168
Per Capita Income $21,790
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.72%
Households 0.25% 0.59%
Families 0.17% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Jamaica, NY 11436 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11436 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 # 355 80th
Population Density1 # 132 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 289 83rd
Median Household Income # 722 59th
Per Capita Income # 1484 15th

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