Far Rockaway, NY 11693 ZIP Code Profile

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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: 124
  • Residential Addresses: 4,952
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,053
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,899

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

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  1. 11693 2018 Demographic Data
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Far Rockaway, NY 11693 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,923
Population in Households 12,772
Population in Familes 10,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density2 7,510
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $58,451
Average Household Income $75,580
Per Capita Income $29,451


Total Housing Units 5,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,299 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,673 (49.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 452 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $370,506
Average Home Value $375,935


Total Households 4,972
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,179
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 0.74% 0.53%
Households 0.48% 0.38%
Families 0.34% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

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

The table below compares 11693 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 # 453 74th
Population Density # 224 87th
Diversity Index # 121 93rd
Median Household Income # 851 51st
Per Capita Income # 984 44th

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