Glen Cove, NY 11542 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Glen Cove, NY 11542

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 954
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,396
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 968
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.865, Longitude -73.627
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Glen Cove, NY 11542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11542 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 233 86th
Population Density1 # 324 81st
Diversity Index2 # 151 91st
Median Household Income # 342 79th
Per Capita Income # 318 81st

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Glen Cove, NY 11542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 27,702
Population in Households 26,968
Population in Familes 21,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 734
Population Density1 3,884
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 10,042
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 6,752
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,650 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,392 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 726 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $456,448
Average Home Value $527,779


Median Household Income $79,455
Average Household Income $108,528
Per Capita Income $39,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% 0.03%
Households -0.21% 0.03%
Families -0.38% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.62%
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.

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