Wading River, NY 11792 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11792: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wading River, NY 11792

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wildwood, NY 11792
Willwood, NY 11792

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 285
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,871
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.945, Longitude -72.835
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wading River, NY 11792 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,924
Population in Households 8,751
Population in Familes 7,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density1 911
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 3,146
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,369
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,858 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 288 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $423,066
Average Home Value $457,663


Median Household Income $109,354
Average Household Income $126,957
Per Capita Income $45,372
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.42%
Households 0.47% 0.4%
Families 0.36% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Wading River, NY 11792 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11792 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 # 555 68th
Population Density1 # 573 67th
Diversity Index2 # 813 53rd
Median Household Income # 109 94th
Per Capita Income # 225 87th

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