11693 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Broad Channel, NY | Far Rockaway, NY | Queens, NY

ZIP Code 11693: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Far Rockaway, NY 11693

Acceptable Alternative
Broad Channel, NY 11693
Rockaway Bch, NY 11693
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

Not Acceptable, USPS
Queens, NY 11693

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Queens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.59, Longitude -73.814
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 214
  • PO Box Addresses: 106
  • Residential Addresses: 5,028
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,099
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,929

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Database updated: April 1, 2024, Maps updated: May 1, 2024.


Far Rockaway, NY 11693 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 12,101 (100%)
Population in Households 11,832 (97.8%)
Population in Families 9,548 (78.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 269 ( 2.2%)
Population Density 6,620
Diversity Index2 79


Median Household Income $59,302
Average Household Income $90,002
% of Income for Mortgage4 47%
Per Capita Income $37,107
Wealth Index5 71
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Low (38.5)


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,551 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,432 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $464,932
Average Home Value $443,757
Housing Affordability Index3 50


Total Households 4,983
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,085
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.23% -0.21%
Households -0.07% -0.22%
Families   -0.20%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
Owner Occupied HU   0.50%

Far Rockaway, NY 11693 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11693 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 476 73rd
Population Density # 243 86th
Median Household Income # 1261 28th
Housing Affordability Index # 288 17th
Per Capita Income # 1011 42nd
Diversity Index # 136 92nd

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