Rocky Point, NY 11778 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11778: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rocky Point, NY 11778

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 448
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,375
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.95, Longitude -72.936
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rocky Point, NY 11778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,664
Daytime Population: Workers 2,711
Daytime Population: Residents 6,450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 13,621
Population in Familes 11,740
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,284
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $89,316
Average Household Income $107,536
Per Capita Income $37,358


Total Housing Units 5,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,891 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 843 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 477 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $320,156
Average Home Value $348,072


Total Households 4,734
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 3,534
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.41% 0.45%
Households 0.33% 0.36%
Families 0.2% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Rocky Point, NY 11778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11778 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 # 439 75th
Population Density # 520 70th
Diversity Index # 698 60th
Median Household Income # 296 83rd
Per Capita Income # 477 73rd

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