Laurel, NY 11948 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11948: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, NY 11948

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 151
  • Single Family Addresses: 379
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.963, Longitude -72.549
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Laurel, NY 11948 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 935
Population in Households 931
Population in Familes 795
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 425
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 372
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (35.1%)
Median Home Value $675,439
Average Home Value $783,470


Median Household Income $115,914
Average Household Income $146,565
Per Capita Income $58,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.61%
Households 0.71% 0.53%
Families 0.6% 0.51%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Laurel, NY 11948 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11948 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 # 1342 23rd
Population Density1 # 699 60th
Diversity Index2 # 573 67th
Median Household Income # 76 96th
Per Capita Income # 110 94th

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