East Rockaway, NY 11518 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11518: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Rockaway, NY 11518

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Rockaway, NY 11518

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 312
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,440
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 559
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.641, Longitude -73.666
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Rockaway, NY 11518 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,459
Population in Households 10,416
Population in Familes 8,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 5,392
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 4,131
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,796
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,022 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,109 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $464,682
Average Home Value $502,705


Median Household Income $92,755
Average Household Income $115,855
Per Capita Income $45,889
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.1%
Households -0.2% 0.01%
Families -0.37% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

East Rockaway, NY 11518 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11518 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 # 511 71st
Population Density1 # 274 84th
Diversity Index2 # 630 64th
Median Household Income # 221 87th
Per Capita Income # 212 88th

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