Long Beach, NY 11561 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 11561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Long Beach, NY 11561

Acceptable Alternative
E Atlantc Bch, NY 11561
E Atlantic Beach, NY 11561
East Atlantic Beach, NY 11561
Lido Beach, NY 11561

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 801
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,370
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,881
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.586, Longitude -73.657
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Long Beach, NY 11561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,385
Population in Households 36,292
Population in Familes 25,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,093
Population Density1 8,216
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 16,477
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 8,528
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,261 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,216 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,028 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $550,202
Average Home Value $607,758


Median Household Income $86,282
Average Household Income $115,257
Per Capita Income $51,725
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.17%
Households -0.03% 0.13%
Families -0.29% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Long Beach, NY 11561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11561 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 # 161 91st
Population Density1 # 210 88th
Diversity Index2 # 371 79th
Median Household Income # 284 84th
Per Capita Income # 152 91st

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