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Area Code 516 Detailed Profile

Area Code 516 Summary
Area code 516 is assigned to New York
Latitude: 40.744543
Longitude: -73.575742
Population: 1,453,544
Area: 345.54 sq. miles
Land: 341.35 sq. miles
Water: 4.19 sq. miles
Population Density: 4,258.24 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 99.5 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 516 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 50,000
Brentwood (51,485)
Hempstead (59,022)
Massapequa (54,933)
Valley Stream (57,853)
Towns with population under 50,000
Albertson (7,755)
Amityville (26,379)
Atlantic Beach (2,861)
Baldwin (32,346)
Bayville (7,135)
Bellmore (34,463)
Bethpage (23,012)
Carle Place (5,214)
Cedarhurst (7,068)
Cold Spring Harbor (3,040)
East Meadow (37,458)
East Norwich (3,804)
East Rockaway (11,202)
Elmont (40,507)
Farmingdale (32,159)
Fishers Island (289)
Floral Park (27,706)
Franklin Square (24,778)
Freeport (44,026)
Garden City (26,482)
Glen Cove (27,693)
Glen Head (12,073)
Glenwood Landing (666)
Great Neck (39,731)
Greenvale (2,514)
Hewlett (7,966)
Hicksville (39,449)
Huntington (41,566)
Inwood (7,975)
Island Park (8,553)
Jericho (11,648)
Lawrence (8,103)
Levittown (43,952)
Locust Valley (6,815)
Long Beach (39,582)
Lynbrook (23,231)
Malverne (9,140)
Manhasset (17,148)
Massapequa Park (24,471)
Merrick (35,606)
Mill Neck (732)
Mineola (19,111)
New Hyde Park (39,670)
Oceanside (31,241)
Old Bethpage (5,014)
Old Westbury (3,992)
Oyster Bay (9,550)
Plainview (27,767)
Point Lookout (1,559)
Port Washington (28,545)
Rockville Centre (27,827)
Roosevelt (15,975)
Roslyn (11,810)
Roslyn Heights (12,176)
Sayville (15,897)
Sea Cliff (5,141)
Seaford (22,162)
Syosset (24,445)
Uniondale (23,452)
West Hempstead (23,309)
Westbury (42,507)
Williston Park (10,572)
Woodbury (9,005)
Woodmere (13,226)

Area Code 516 Demographics

Area Code 516 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Male700,39048.18 %48.20 %49.04 %
Female753,15451.82 %51.80 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.93-0.930.96
Total Population1,453,544100.00 %--
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Area Code 516 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years94,9986.54 %6.53 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years105,7487.28 %7.12 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years102,4607.05 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years90,3996.22 %6.78 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years75,2285.18 %6.56 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years179,56012.35 %14.53 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years243,06016.72 %16.20 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years210,52914.48 %13.45 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years75,8375.22 %4.91 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years60,6774.17 %3.98 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years113,3477.80 %6.72 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years77,3445.32 %4.54 %4.38 %
85 years and over24,3571.68 %1.64 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)40.1-37.537.7
18 years and over1,092,63675.17 %75.28 %74.27 %
Male
515,28735.45 %35.54 %35.85 %
Female
577,34939.72 %39.75 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,044,57271.86 %71.17 %69.92 %
62 years and over250,23517.22 %15.20 %14.65 %
65 years and over215,04814.79 %12.90 %12.42 %
Male
88,0806.06 %5.14 %5.12 %
Female
126,9688.74 %7.76 %7.30 %
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Area Code 516 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
One race1,420,36897.72 %96.89 %97.55 %
White
1,129,27777.69 %67.94 %75.21 %
Black or African American
158,69510.92 %15.89 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,6610.18 %0.43 %0.87 %
Asian
66,8084.60 %5.51 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
25,8541.78 %1.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
16,7391.15 %2.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
7,4000.51 %0.43 %0.65 %
Japanese
2,0580.14 %0.20 %0.28 %
Korean
8,5480.59 %0.63 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
8100.06 %0.13 %0.39 %
Other Asian
5,3990.37 %0.56 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4800.03 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
740.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1240.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
680.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
2140.01 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
62,4474.30 %7.07 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)165,99311.42 %15.11 %13.70 %
Mexican
7,2720.50 %1.37 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
32,6132.24 %5.53 %2.46 %
Cuban
4,7420.33 %0.33 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
121,3668.35 %7.87 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,287,55188.58 %84.89 %86.30 %
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Area Code 516 Social Profile

Area Code 516 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school390,345100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
32,2238.26 %6.35 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
20,6845.30 %5.22 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
168,48943.16 %42.33 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
81,29620.83 %21.15 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
87,65322.46 %24.95 %22.81 %
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Area Code 516 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over985,815100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
54,2385.50 %8.02 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
83,1468.43 %12.92 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
263,86926.77 %27.75 %28.63 %
High school or higher
848,43186.06 %79.06 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
173,13617.56 %16.77 %21.05 %
Associate degree
68,1436.91 %7.17 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
191,84319.46 %15.58 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
343,28334.82 %27.37 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
151,44015.36 %11.79 %8.86 %
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Area Code 516 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported1,651,972100.00 %--
Arab6,7360.41 %0.60 %0.42 %
Czech7,8250.47 %0.38 %0.59 %
Danish2,7870.17 %0.19 %0.50 %
Dutch7,5870.46 %1.34 %1.58 %
English51,6543.13 %5.59 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)17,1281.04 %2.35 %2.90 %
French Canadian4,1200.25 %0.75 %0.85 %
German165,52910.02 %10.41 %14.93 %
Greek21,6411.31 %0.78 %0.40 %
Hungarian14,3670.87 %0.67 %0.49 %
Irish249,88915.13 %12.04 %10.65 %
Italian335,40920.30 %13.43 %5.47 %
Lithuanian5,7150.35 %0.24 %0.23 %
Norwegian8,6280.52 %0.44 %1.56 %
Polish78,7434.77 %4.84 %3.12 %
Portuguese6,8070.41 %0.22 %0.41 %
Russian62,0453.76 %2.26 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish9,0350.55 %0.68 %1.50 %
Scottish11,0460.67 %1.04 %1.70 %
Slovak1,9470.12 %0.19 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African7,5060.45 %0.82 %0.62 %
Swedish9,3870.57 %0.66 %1.39 %
Swiss2,5110.15 %0.19 %0.32 %
Ukrainian7,8660.48 %0.73 %0.31 %
United States or American62,7983.80 %3.52 %7.18 %
Welsh2,5030.15 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)48,8282.96 %3.37 %0.65 %
Other ancestries441,93526.75 %31.86 %31.89 %
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Area Code 516 Economy

Area Code 516 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,131,294100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
534,73847.27 %47.25 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
596,55652.73 %52.75 %51.68 %
In labor force
712,38662.97 %61.10 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
382,81753.74 %52.40 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
329,56946.26 %47.60 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
711,91562.93 %60.94 %63.10 %
Employed
685,00560.55 %56.62 %59.39 %
Unemployed
26,9102.38 %4.32 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-3.78 %7.08 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
4710.04 %0.16 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
418,90837.03 %38.90 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers528,97577.22 %76.75 %78.40 %
Government workers115,52816.87 %17.02 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business39,0645.70 %5.98 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1,4380.21 %0.25 %0.31 %
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Area Code 516 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations276,38240.35 %36.74 %33.60 %
Service occupations94,37713.78 %16.57 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations206,00630.07 %27.11 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6010.09 %0.29 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations48,9157.14 %7.55 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations58,7248.57 %11.73 %14.63 %
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Area Code 516 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8070.12 %0.65 %1.87 %
Construction35,2915.15 %5.17 %6.80 %
Manufacturing49,3777.21 %10.01 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade29,3944.29 %3.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade73,71010.76 %10.47 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities41,5026.06 %5.49 %5.19 %
Information28,1004.10 %4.06 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing77,52411.32 %8.79 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services80,73211.79 %10.13 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services164,55624.02 %24.33 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services38,4045.61 %7.29 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)31,2394.56 %5.05 %4.88 %
Public administration34,3695.02 %5.17 %4.83 %
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Area Code 516 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Households483,803100.00 %7,060,105106,788,273
Less than $10,000
22,2984.61 %11.47 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
15,8563.28 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
32,2946.68 %11.65 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
34,5667.14 %11.43 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
55,26611.42 %14.83 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
93,36719.30 %18.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
75,58815.62 %10.57 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
85,09217.59 %9.06 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
32,8836.80 %2.87 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
36,5937.56 %3.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$77,911.34-$45,836.75$39,349.33
Average household size2.85-2.562.58
Average income per member of household$27,385.36-$17,915.48$15,252.86
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Area Code 516 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over672,271100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
467,50969.54 %56.26 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
60,0468.93 %9.22 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
102,30215.22 %24.43 %4.73 %
Walked
17,8492.66 %6.23 %2.94 %
Other means
4,8330.72 %0.84 %1.20 %
Worked at home
19,7322.94 %3.02 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.9424 minutes-28.3 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 516 Housing

Area Code 516 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units498,262100.00 %7,678,244117,282,697
Occupied housing units
483,57297.05 %91.90 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
386,54477.58 %48.69 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
97,02819.47 %43.21 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
14,6902.95 %8.10 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
5,6861.14 %3.05 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.65 %-2.22 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.40 %-7.29 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.95-2.642.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.41-2.322.45
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Area Code 516 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units498,327100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
385,97777.45 %41.64 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
13,1862.65 %4.95 %5.68 %
2 units
33,3546.69 %10.90 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
11,2982.27 %7.29 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
7,6391.53 %5.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
8,6911.74 %4.27 %3.99 %
20 or more units
36,9647.42 %22.87 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,0970.22 %2.70 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1210.02 %0.08 %0.22 %
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Area Code 516 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units498,327100.00 %--
1 room
7,4321.49 %4.20 %2.21 %
2 rooms
13,4002.69 %6.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
36,0347.23 %14.77 %10.06 %
4 rooms
39,3647.90 %16.86 %15.95 %
5 rooms
54,73310.98 %16.00 %20.92 %
6 rooms
94,94619.05 %15.17 %18.39 %
7 rooms
100,32320.13 %10.56 %11.98 %
8 rooms
77,50915.55 %7.67 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
74,58614.97 %7.93 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)6.5-5.55.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units483,576100.00 %--
1.00 or less
463,38095.82 %84.76 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
11,1622.31 %3.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
9,0341.87 %3.48 %2.54 %
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Area Code 516 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas183,38336.80 %47.56 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas5,0811.02 %3.10 %5.96 %
Electricity23,9224.80 %8.02 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.268,00653.78 %30.43 %8.06 %
Coal or coke2670.05 %0.12 %0.12 %
Wood2030.04 %1.08 %1.51 %
Solar energy790.02 %0.03 %0.05 %
Other fuel1,8770.38 %0.96 %0.35 %
No fuel used7580.15 %0.60 %1.25 %
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Area Code 516 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units347,514100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1,3920.40 %5.62 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
3,3320.96 %26.57 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
25,0917.22 %18.26 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
82,50623.74 %17.41 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
129,16437.17 %18.66 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
69,77620.08 %9.37 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
28,8668.31 %3.27 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
7,3872.13 %0.83 %0.56 %
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Area Code 516 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage232,17066.81 %67.85 %69.56 %
Less than $300
320.01 %0.09 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
2900.08 %1.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2,0380.59 %4.74 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
12,4843.59 %12.92 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
44,67112.85 %20.26 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
72,07920.74 %14.52 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
100,57628.94 %14.02 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged115,34433.19 %32.15 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent96,17027.67 %31.49 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent53,89115.51 %17.14 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent47,56513.69 %14.25 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent36,33610.46 %10.04 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent25,3457.29 %6.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more85,84324.70 %19.65 %15.91 %
Not computed2,3640.68 %0.72 %0.85 %
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Area Code 516 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units96,767100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
2,8882.98 %5.46 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2,5872.67 %4.79 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
4,7974.96 %15.68 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
13,21913.66 %32.50 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
26,28627.16 %21.19 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
29,35430.33 %11.82 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
12,53712.96 %5.47 %2.89 %
No cash rent
5,0995.27 %3.08 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)74,06076.53 %30.43 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent16,38616.93 %19.14 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent12,60713.03 %12.83 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent11,23411.61 %11.39 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent10,44110.79 %9.78 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent7,1227.36 %7.13 %7.32 %
35 percent or more31,24632.29 %33.41 %29.47 %
Not computed7,7317.99 %6.32 %7.77 %

Area Code 516 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
None36,9967.42 %27.26 %9.57 %
1145,03729.10 %30.34 %31.22 %
2210,86442.31 %25.10 %34.76 %
3 or more90,67918.20 %9.21 %15.45 %
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