West Islip, NY 11795 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11795: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Islip, NY 11795

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Islip, NY 11795

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 507
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,989
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.709, Longitude -73.299
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Islip, NY 11795 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,194
Population in Households 25,788
Population in Familes 23,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 406
Population Density1 4,516
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 8,380
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 6,885
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,699 (88.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 681 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $439,344
Average Home Value $507,387


Median Household Income $108,520
Average Household Income $136,185
Per Capita Income $44,060
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.08%
Households 0.02% 0.09%
Families -0.05% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

West Islip, NY 11795 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11795 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 # 253 86th
Population Density1 # 300 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 851 51st
Median Household Income # 115 93rd
Per Capita Income # 244 86th

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