Overall Health Index

People Index

54

96.5% of the residents in 11566 has health insurance.

Provider Index

88

There are about 20,479 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 11566.

Hospital Index

3

The average hospital rating near 11566 is 1.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

98

Residents in 11566 travel 4.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

54

96.5% of the residents in 11566 has health insurance.

Provider Index

88

There are about 20,479 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 11566.

Hospital Index

3

The average hospital rating near 11566 is 1.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

98

Residents in 11566 travel 4.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 11566 - Merrick, NY

The Overall Health Index in 11566 - Merrick, NY is 75, ranking 8,178 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 34,232 residents live in 11566 - Merrick, NY with a median age of 45.2 years. 23.5 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.4 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 60.1 percent of the residents in 11566 is currently married, and 28.3 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 29.4 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 25.5 percent of the population living in 11566 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 11566 is $11,111. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 11566 - Merrick, NY is approximately $2,640. That means the residents typically spend about 23.8 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

76.3 percent of the population in 11566 - Merrick, NY drive to work alone. 18 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 46 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 27.8 percent of the residents in 11566 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 3.06 members with about 2.17 cars available per household. Approximately 2 percent of the households in 11566 - Merrick, New York do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

19.4 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 90.1 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 11566 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.7 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 11566 - Merrick, NY would have to travel an average of 4.1 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, South Nassau Communities Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 20,479 physicians accessible to residents who live in 11566 - Merrick, NY.

Gender Ratio in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Gender (%)11566NYUSA
Male5148.549.3
Female4951.550.7

Racial Makeup in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Race (%)11566NYUSA
Non-Hispanic White92.263.873
Non-Hispanic Black1.815.712.7
Asian3.68.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.40.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.48.74.9
Two or More Races0.74.74.4

Median Income in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Income (%)11566NYUSA
Under $25,000416.716.9
$25,000 to $49,999518.321.3
$50,000 to $74,9998.116.118.3
$75,000 to $99,9999.112.913.7
$100,000 and More73.935.929.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Livability11566NYUSA
Monthly Income ($)11,1115,2304,897
Housing Costs ($)2,6401,2801,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)23.824.521.9

Education in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Education Level(%)11566NYUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.46.75.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma2.47.77.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent17.926.627.5
Some College, No Degree15.716.321
Associate's Degree7.78.68.2
Bachelor's Degree29.419.318.6
Graduate or Professional Degree25.514.811.4

People Index

People Index in 11566

54

The People Index in 11566 is 54, ranking 15,176 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 11566 - Merrick, NY

An estimate of 96.5 percent of all residents in 11566 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 11566 - Merrick, NY who have health insurance is 96.5 percent. 2.8 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 71.5 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5.1 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 97 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 90 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Insurance Type (%)11566NYUSA
No Insurance3.57.612.2
Public Insurance19.436.733
Private Insurance90.16666.7

Insurance Types in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Insurance Type (%)11566NYUSA
Employer Insurance71.547.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance5.15.26.2
Medicare3.64.34.6
Medicaid2.817.814.2
TRICARE0.70.92.7
VA00.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Income (%)11566NYUSA
Under $25,000908982
$25,000 to $49,999918884
$50,000 to $74,999979088
$75,000 to $99,999979291
$100,000 and More989493

Types of Insurance by Income in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000107433
$25,000 to $49,99995865
$50,000 to $74,99933587
$75,000 to $99,99933190
$100,000 and More21195

Insurance Rate by Age in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Insurance Rate by Age (%)11566NYUSA
Under 18999794
Adults (18-64 years)968884
Seniors (65+ years)99.99999

Residents with Disabilities in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Disability Type11566NYUSA
Any Disability6.711.312.5
Hearing Disability2.12.83.5
Vision Disability12.83.5
Cognitive Disability0.51.11.3
Ambulatory Disability3.76.67
Self-Care Disability0.40.80.9
Independent Living Disability3.35.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 11566

88

The Provider Index in 11566 - Merrick, NY is 88, ranking 3,958 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 11566 - Merrick, NY

For the 8,034 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 1,806 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 11566 - Merrick, NY. An estimate of 129 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 4,929 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius11566NYUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents415138
Dentists per 10,000 residents898
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18162016
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65263328

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 11566

3

The Hospital Index in 11566 - Merrick, NY is 3, ranking 31,998 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 11566 - Merrick, NY

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
South Nassau Communities Hospital42/5
Nassau University Medical Center41/5
Mercy Medical Center51/5
St. Joseph Hospital62/5
Average Hospital4.71.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 11566

98

The Travel Index in 11566 - Merrick, NY is 98, ranking 660 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 11566 - Merrick, NY

11.6 percent of residents in 11566 - Merrick, NY to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.17 cars per household in 11566 - Merrick, NY with an approximate average household size of 3.06 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.7 miles. 11566 - Merrick, NY ranks 2,703 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is South Nassau Communities Hospital with a distance of 4 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Housholds with Cars (%)11566NYUSA
No Cars228.38.7
1 Car2032.632.9
2 Cars5026.437.3
3 Cars188.514.1
4 or More Cars93.56.2

Travel Method to Work in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Travel Method (%)11566NYUSA
Driving Solo69.75376.6
Driving with One Person2.95.17.1
Driving with Two People0.50.91.3
Driving with Three People0.30.40.5
Bus1.16.32.5
Taxi00.50.1
Train1.2191.8
Walk1.16.142.7
Bicycle0.20.60.6

Closest Hospitals to 11566 - Merrick, NY

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
South Nassau Communities Hospital4
Nassau University Medical Center4
Mercy Medical Center5

Work Travel Time in 11566 - Merrick, NY

Average Travel Time11566NYUSA
Less than 10 min.5.717.723.3
10 to 14 min.9.911.715.3
15 to 19 min.11.512.214.6
20 to 24 min.145.46.4
25 to 29 min.4.914.113.7
30 to 34 min.11.632.9
35 to 44 min.5.816.112
45 to 59 min.8.9126.2
60 or more min.27.85.52.7
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