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, 2017)


Total Population 1,061
Daytime Population: Workers 229
Daytime Population: Residents 597
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 826
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,056
Population in Familes 903
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 462
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $120,008
Average Household Income $153,349
Per Capita Income $58,398


Total Housing Units 599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $709,677
Average Home Value $799,621


Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 295
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 0.72% 0.65%
Households 0.63% 0.64%
Families 0.53% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Laurel, NY 11948 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11948 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 # 1301 26th
Population Density # 683 61st
Diversity Index # 560 68th
Median Household Income # 81 95th
Per Capita Income # 123 93rd

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