Glen Cove, NY 11542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glen Cove, NY 11542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 953
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,373
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 999
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.865, Longitude -73.627
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glen Cove, NY 11542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 27,604
Population in Households 26,886
Population in Familes 21,736
Population in Group Qrtrs 718
Population Density1 3,942
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 10,010
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 6,751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,633 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,377 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 728 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $490,944
Average Home Value $564,850


Median Household Income $81,895
Average Household Income $107,167
Per Capita Income $39,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.02%
Households -0.17% 0.0%
Families -0.24% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.


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

The table below compares 11542 to the other 1,702 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 239 86th
Population Density1 # 315 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 146 91st
Median Household Income # 327 81st
Per Capita Income # 352 79th

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