Northport, NY 11768 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 11768: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Northport, NY 11768

Acceptable Alternative
Fort Salonga, NY 11768

Not Acceptable, USPS
Asharoken, NY 11768
Crab Meadow, NY 11768
Eatons Neck, NY 11768
Sunken Meadow, NY 11768

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 716
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,805
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 81
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.914, Longitude -73.333
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Northport, NY 11768 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,910
Population in Households 21,679
Population in Familes 19,002
Population in Group Qrtrs 231
Population Density1 1,442
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 7,978
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 6,035
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,707 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,271 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 404 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $695,286
Average Home Value $737,875


Median Household Income $123,172
Average Household Income $174,817
Per Capita Income $63,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.27% 0.25%
Families 0.16% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Northport, NY 11768 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11768 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 # 298 83rd
Population Density1 # 493 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 908 48th
Median Household Income # 59 97th
Per Capita Income # 85 95th

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