Far Rockaway, NY 11691 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11691: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Not Acceptable, USPS
Queens, NY 11691

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 641
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,699
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 11,411
  • County: Queens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.602, Longitude -73.76
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Far Rockaway, NY 11691 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,573
Daytime Population: Workers 17,660
Daytime Population: Residents 40,225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57,885
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 61,666
Population in Familes 51,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,907
Population Density2 22,134
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $39,113
Average Household Income $62,193
Per Capita Income $21,367


Total Housing Units 22,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,634 (20.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,144 (72.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,565 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $464,988
Average Home Value $522,416


Total Households 20,778
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 13,838
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 0.91%
Households 0.83% 0.86%
Families 0.71% 0.78%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Far Rockaway, NY 11691 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11691 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 55 97th
Population Density # 128 93rd
Diversity Index # 92 95th
Median Household Income # 1604 8th
Per Capita Income # 1545 12th

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