Merrick, NY 11566 ZIP Code Profile

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Merrick, NY | North Merrick, NY

ZIP Code 11566: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merrick, NY 11566

Acceptable Alternative
N Merrick, NY 11566
North Merrick, NY 11566

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nassau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.685, Longitude -73.561
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 879
  • PO Box Addresses: 266
  • Residential Addresses: 11,712
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 50
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,662

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 11566 2018 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Merrick, NY 11566 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,773
Population in Households 35,721
Population in Familes 32,853
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 6,757
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $131,926
Average Household Income $173,751
Per Capita Income $57,336


Total Housing Units 12,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,043 (90.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 752 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $534,456
Average Home Value $616,028


Total Households 11,795
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 9,846
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.12%
Households -0.08% 0.04%
Families -0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Merrick, NY 11566 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11566 to the other 1,740 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 174 90th
Population Density # 241 86th
Diversity Index # 622 64th
Median Household Income # 69 96th
Per Capita Income # 141 92nd

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