11961 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Ridge, NY (87.72%), Rocky Point, NY (8.71%), East Shoreham, NY (3.58%)
County: Suffolk County, NY
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 11,906
Zip code population in 2010: 12,834
Zip code population in 2000: 12,664

Houses and condos: 6,013
Renter-occupied apartments: 685
% of renters here:

13%
State:

46%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 11961: 151.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 12.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 928 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.0% ($5,190)
New York:

1.6% ($4,559)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,674 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,449 (1.5%)

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Males: 5,652  (47.5%)
Females: 6,254  (52.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 11961:

For population 15 years and over in 11961:

Zip code 11961 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 11961

  • Zip code 11961 races chart
    • 11,084White population
    • 598Black population
    • 14American Indian population
    • 229Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 13Some other race population
    • 140Two or more races population
    • 755Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 11,901
Rural population: 4

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $253,500
11961:

$253,500
New York:

$277,600



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 11961 zip code as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 11961 to the number of sex offenders is 2,904 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.3 years
New York median age:

38.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 11961, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $58,296 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,296
State:

$77,088

Salary/wage: $54,830 (reported on 69.9% of returns)
Here:

$54,830
State:

$60,593
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 53.0% for AGIs below $25k, 58.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 63.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,255 (reported on 58.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,255
New York:

$3,125
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,505 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,505
State:

$10,299
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,284 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,284
State:

+$42,474
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,486 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,486
State:

+$16,168
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,362 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
11961:

$11,362
New York:

$17,621
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $23,286 (26% of AGI, reported on 47.3% of returns)
Here:

$23,286
State:

$34,985

Here:

26.3% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.2% for AGIs below $25k, 17.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,174 (reported on 42.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,174
State:

$5,572
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,828 (reported on 47.3% of returns)
11961:

$10,828
State:

$18,656
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,980 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,980
State:

$2,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 11961, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $46,824 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,824
State:

$59,519

Salary/wage: $47,067 (reported on 66.1% of returns)
Here:

$47,067
State:

$50,673
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.8% for AGIs below $10k, 44.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,952 (reported on 71.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,952
New York:

$2,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.7% for AGIs below $10k, 7.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,732 (reported on 37.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,732
State:

$5,394
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,421 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,421
State:

+$23,581
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.8% for AGIs below $10k, -0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,292 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,292
State:

+$13,809
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,924 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
11961:

$2,924
New York:

$3,115
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,667 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$9,667
New York:

$19,016

Total itemized deductions: $20,161 (29% of AGI, reported on 49.6% of returns)
Here:

$20,161
State:

$25,864

Here:

28.5% of AGI
State:

21.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.5% for AGIs below $10k, 19.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 21.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,257 (3% of AGI, reported on 47.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,257
State:

$4,439

Here:

3.1% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,919 (reported on 77.8% of returns)
11961:

$5,919
State:

$11,730
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,549 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,549
State:

$1,757

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.6%
Here:

71%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 61.9% for AGIs below $10k, 68.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$54,312
New York:

$57,369
Ridge, NY (11961) map Nearest zip codes: 11973, 11786, 11953, 11778, 11792, 11980.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.6%
New York:

47.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.9%
New York:

6.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 228
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,939


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 192 (153 now married, 39 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,998 (997 now married, 1,001 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 11961 with a mortgage: 2,396 (65 second mortgage, 463 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,086

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,270
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S820

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

8.5%
Whole state:

16.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

3.9%
Whole state:

9.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.8
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  • Notable locations in zip code 11961: Leisure Village Golf Course (A), Middle Island State Game Farm (B), Seven Ponds Orchard (C), Ridge Fire District Company 1 (D), Ridge Fire District Station 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 11961 include: Middle Island Presbyterian Church (A), Capernaum Apostolic Church of the Lutheran Confession (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Longwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 3282000 to 2009
  • 4481990 to 1999
  • 1,5911980 to 1989
  • 2,4691970 to 1979
  • 4751960 to 1969
  • 3971950 to 1959
  • 2111940 to 1949
  • 941939 or earlier

Zip code 11961 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ridge, NY (11961)

  • 16no bedroom
  • 2351 bedroom
  • 2,2822 bedrooms
  • 1,2203 bedrooms
  • 6444 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ridge, NY (11961)

  • 37no bedroom
  • 1471 bedroom
  • 2602 bedrooms
  • 2153 bedrooms
  • 264 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ridge, NY (11961) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 397no vehicle
  • 1,6691 vehicle
  • 1,7002 vehicles
  • 4273 vehicles
  • 2264 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Ridge, NY (11961) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 133no vehicle
  • 3601 vehicle
  • 1362 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,228.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $218,368.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $253,500
11961:

$253,500
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $176,300 - $338,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $298,206
Here:

$298,206
State:

$328,266

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,172
Here:

$181,172
State:

$477,144

In 2-unit structures: $171,050
Here:

$171,050
State:

$441,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,160
Here:

$143,160
State:

$551,450

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,886
Here:

$126,886
State:

$715,153

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 7.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,753

Size of family households: 1,824 2-persons, 558 3-persons, 495 4-persons, 294 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,664 1-person, 230 2-persons, 20 3-persons

1,688 married couples with children.
360 single-parent households (23 men, 337 women).

92.7% of residents of 11961 zip code speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (97% very well, 3% well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% very well, 21% well, 3% not well, 10% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% very well, 59% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 654 (5.5%)
(57.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.5%
Whole state:

22.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 10%Sri Lanka
  • 9%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Bangladesh
  • 7%Chile
  • 6%Norway
  • 5%Portugal
  • 5%Russia

Most common first ancestries reported in 11961 (%)

  • 25%Italian
  • 16%Irish
  • 15%German
  • 11%Other groups
  • 5%Polish
  • 3%English
  • 3%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 322010 or later
  • 1482000 to 2009
  • 1151990 to 1999
  • 469Before 1990

Zip code 11961 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 11961 marital status for males
Zip code 11961 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 44%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 38%Electricity
  • 16%Utility gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 12,817. Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-1.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


60% of the 11961 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New York.

92% of the 11961 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

4.0%
New York:

12.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

7.8%
New York:

12.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 109
Here:

28.2%
New York:

35.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 98,603Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 96,477Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 80,484Management occupations
  • 77,188Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 76,658Business and financial operations occupations
  • 68,393Computer and mathematical occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 161 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 89 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED106$230,616121$191,288354$225,15618$87,09214$175,614
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$261,5058$278,29653$257,86513$26,8480$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$270,32421$122,436171$273,45315$80,93610$126,519
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$249,84417$200,691114$274,6460$03$233,357
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$326,8809$193,28133$257,5780$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1584.05 , 1584.06, 1587.10

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$254,1038$314,303
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$227,8603$441,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$225,9237$330,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$237,3883$338,477
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1584.05 , 1584.06, 1587.10

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 11961 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18478.4 years
Mary15081.4 years
Joseph14578.0 years
William13377.6 years
Helen10582.9 years
Edward9477.7 years
Charles9381.1 years
George9179.8 years
Margaret8180.9 years
Frank8178.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 11961 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3381.0 years
Miller2076.8 years
Brown1674.5 years
Meyer1680.2 years
Jones1378.8 years
Johnson1377.8 years
White1177.6 years
Schmitt1177.7 years
Kelly1179.3 years
Murphy1082.3 years
Businesses in zip code 11961
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value1
McDonald's1

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