Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 11978: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978

Acceptable Alternative
W Hampton Bch, NY 11978

Not Acceptable, USPS
Quioque, NY 11978
W Hampton Beach, NY 11978
West Hampton Beach, NY 11978
West Hampton Dunes, NY 11978
Westhampton Dunes, NY 11978

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.812, Longitude -72.645
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 574
  • PO Box Addresses: 523
  • Residential Addresses: 2,700
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 146
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,554

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

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  1. 11978 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 11978 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,450
Population in Households 3,343
Population in Familes 2,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 321
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $101,044
Average Household Income $141,230
Per Capita Income $53,262


Total Housing Units 3,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 860 (22.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 417 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,528 (66.4%)
Median Home Value $731,061
Average Home Value $908,721


Total Households 1,277
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 791
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 0.97% 0.6%
Households 0.7% 0.48%
Families 0.57% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 11978 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 # 869 50th
Population Density # 749 57th
Diversity Index # 271 84th
Median Household Income # 224 87th
Per Capita Income # 182 90th

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