Bay Shore, NY 11706 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 11706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bay Shore, NY 11706

Acceptable Alternative
Fair Harbor, NY 11706
Kismet, NY 11706
Point O Woods, NY 11706
Saltaire, NY 11706

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bayshore, NY 11706
N Bay Shore, NY 11706
North Bay Shore, NY 11706
W Bay Shore, NY 11706
West Bay Shore, NY 11706

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,943
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,095
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,428
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.636, Longitude -73.197
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bay Shore, NY 11706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 63,485
Population in Households 63,111
Population in Familes 52,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 374
Population Density1 3,328
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 19,262
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 14,200
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 23,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,141 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,121 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,918 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $348,267
Average Home Value $391,964


Median Household Income $79,147
Average Household Income $97,156
Per Capita Income $29,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.22%
Households 0.24% 0.24%
Families 0.08% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Bay Shore, NY 11706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11706 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 # 57 97th
Population Density1 # 344 80th
Diversity Index2 # 81 95th
Median Household Income # 359 79th
Per Capita Income # 797 54th

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