Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Lk Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake Ronkonkoma Heights, NY 11779

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,801
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,660
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,014
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.818, Longitude -73.121
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11779 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 149 91st
Population Density1 # 367 78th
Diversity Index2 # 480 71st
Median Household Income # 247 85th
Per Capita Income # 420 75th

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Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 38,547
Population in Households 38,086
Population in Familes 32,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 461
Population Density1 2,975
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 13,202
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 9,807
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,131 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,071 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 682 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $316,470
Average Home Value $424,706


Median Household Income $88,822
Average Household Income $104,666
Per Capita Income $35,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.01% 0.13%
Households 0.01% 0.08%
Families -0.03% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
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.

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