Wantagh, NY 11793 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11793: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wantagh, NY 11793

Not Acceptable, USPS
Briar Park, NY 11793
N Wantagh, NY 11793

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 779
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,441
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 148
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.686, Longitude -73.514
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wantagh, NY 11793 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,042
Population in Households 31,968
Population in Familes 29,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 1,706
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 10,601
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 8,542
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,717 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 884 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $455,703
Average Home Value $503,147


Median Household Income $110,684
Average Household Income $138,154
Per Capita Income $45,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.18%
Households -0.15% 0.06%
Families -0.22% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Wantagh, NY 11793 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11793 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 # 195 89th
Population Density1 # 462 74th
Diversity Index2 # 737 58th
Median Household Income # 99 94th
Per Capita Income # 213 88th

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