Hewlett, NY 11557 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 11557: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hewlett, NY 11557

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hewlett Bay, NY 11557
Hewlett Bay Park, NY 11557
Hewlett Harbor, NY 11557

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 529
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,295
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 598
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.639, Longitude -73.693
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hewlett, NY 11557 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,350
Population in Households 8,323
Population in Familes 7,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 4,078
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 2,938
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 2,269
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,490 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 448 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $606,268
Average Home Value $665,934


Median Household Income $110,263
Average Household Income $163,740
Per Capita Income $57,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.31%
Households 0.1% 0.22%
Families -0.01% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Hewlett, NY 11557 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11557 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 # 580 67th
Population Density1 # 317 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 456 74th
Median Household Income # 106 94th
Per Capita Income # 112 94th

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