Plainview, NY 11803 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11803: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainview, NY 11803

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,380
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,473
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 146
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.781, Longitude -73.479
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plainview, NY 11803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,633
Daytime Population: Workers 19,659
Daytime Population: Residents 14,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,001
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 28,361
Population in Familes 25,983
Population in Group Qrtrs 272
Population Density2 4,743
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $128,427
Average Household Income $169,702
Per Capita Income $58,140


Total Housing Units 10,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,857 (87.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 902 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $548,673
Average Home Value $579,446


Total Households 9,759
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 7,933
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 0.13% 0.2%
Households -0.02% 0.09%
Families -0.1% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Plainview, NY 11803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11803 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 # 226 87th
Population Density # 295 83rd
Diversity Index # 545 69th
Median Household Income # 61 97th
Per Capita Income # 126 93rd

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