Wyandanch, NY 11798 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11798: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wyandanch, NY 11798

Acceptable Alternative
Wheatley Heights, NY 11798
Wheatley Hts, NY 11798

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 289
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,770
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 219
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.757, Longitude -73.364
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wyandanch, NY 11798 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,287
Population in Households 16,163
Population in Familes 13,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density1 4,883
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 4,256
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 3,403
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,793 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,463 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $335,503
Average Home Value $373,210


Median Household Income $64,018
Average Household Income $84,661
Per Capita Income $22,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.38%
Households 0.28% 0.33%
Families 0.18% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

Wyandanch, NY 11798 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11798 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 # 381 78th
Population Density1 # 288 84th
Diversity Index2 # 129 93rd
Median Household Income # 613 65th
Per Capita Income # 1490 15th

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