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, 2016)


Total Population 13,315
Population in Households 13,280
Population in Familes 11,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 1,570
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 4,669
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 3,492
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,821 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 848 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 473 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $308,577
Average Home Value $333,205


Median Household Income $86,813
Average Household Income $102,616
Per Capita Income $36,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.46%
Households 0.57% 0.47%
Families 0.45% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

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

The table below compares 11778 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 # 444 75th
Population Density1 # 477 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 689 60th
Median Household Income # 280 84th
Per Capita Income # 455 74th

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