Sound Beach, NY 11789 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Sound Beach, NY

Camera Icon Photos of the local Sound Beach, NY area

ZIP Code 11789: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sound Beach, NY 11789

Not Acceptable, USPS
Scotts Beach, NY 11789

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 117
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,589
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.955, Longitude -72.974
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


11789 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Sound Beach, NY 11789 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,838
Population in Households 7,806
Population in Familes 6,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 4,929
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 2,808
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,020
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,027 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,251 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 557 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $315,333
Average Home Value $354,520


Median Household Income $86,362
Average Household Income $103,254
Per Capita Income $37,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.3%
Households 0.32% 0.3%
Families 0.2% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Sound Beach, NY 11789 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11789 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 # 600 66th
Population Density1 # 286 84th
Diversity Index2 # 733 58th
Median Household Income # 282 84th
Per Capita Income # 419 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.