Stony Brook, NY 11790 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11790: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Not Acceptable, USPS
Head of the Harbor, NY 11790
Stonybrook, NY 11790

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.905, Longitude -73.125
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 511
  • PO Box Addresses: 307
  • Residential Addresses: 4,698
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,698

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

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Stony Brook, NY 11790 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,855
Population in Households 13,912
Population in Familes 11,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,943
Population Density2 3,088
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $142,235
Average Household Income $173,533
Per Capita Income $38,892


Total Housing Units 5,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,396 (84.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 502 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $507,265
Average Home Value $586,948


Total Households 4,898
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 3,666
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 -0.11% 0.04%
Households -0.08% 0.0%
Families -0.18% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Stony Brook, NY 11790 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11790 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 # 289 83rd
Population Density # 361 79th
Diversity Index # 383 78th
Median Household Income # 50 97th
Per Capita Income # 482 72nd

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