Sound Beach, NY 11789 ZIP Code Profile

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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

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Sound Beach, NY 11789 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,966
Daytime Population: Workers 395
Daytime Population: Residents 3,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,981
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 7,933
Population in Familes 6,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 4,914
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $88,627
Average Household Income $107,406
Per Capita Income $38,354


Total Housing Units 3,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,275 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 560 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $323,519
Average Home Value $364,187


Total Households 2,835
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 2,032
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 0.35% 0.41%
Households 0.3% 0.34%
Families 0.18% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

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

The table below compares 11789 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 # 595 66th
Population Density # 286 84th
Diversity Index # 735 58th
Median Household Income # 300 83rd
Per Capita Income # 437 75th

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