Brightwaters, NY 11718 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11718: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brightwaters, NY 11718

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 220
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,089
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 21
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.719, Longitude -73.267
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brightwaters, NY 11718 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,100
Population in Households 3,091
Population in Familes 2,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 3,468
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,147
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,035 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $575,953
Average Home Value $619,952


Median Household Income $133,548
Average Household Income $179,638
Per Capita Income $66,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.23%
Households 0.21% 0.21%
Families 0.09% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Brightwaters, NY 11718 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11718 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 # 901 48th
Population Density1 # 333 81st
Diversity Index2 # 785 55th
Median Household Income # 41 98th
Per Capita Income # 77 96th

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