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ZIP Code 10021

Primary City:New York, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lenox Hill|Upper East Side|Uptown|Manhattan
County: New York County
Timezone: Eastern (3:09am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.77, -73.96
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 10021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 10021. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 10021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 10021, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
New York, NY
Unacceptable:
Manhattan, Nyc

Stats and Demographics for the 10021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 10021 is located in southeast New York and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 10021 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 10021 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,631
Population Density 112,711 people per sq mi
Housing Units 28,628
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 0.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24,734
Median Household Income $107,907

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2308086073907542,0402,1361,5141,3531,1011,1311,0551,1811,004843761558428
Female1,0887415754501,2963,0802,6901,8921,5401,4051,4281,4741,7761,5391,147913760943
Total2,3181,5491,1828402,0505,1204,8263,4062,8932,5062,5592,5292,9572,5431,9901,6741,3181,371

Gender

 Male 18,894 43%
 Female 24,737 57%
Gender

Race

 White 38,391 88.0%
 Black Or African American 791 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.1%
 Asian 3,182 7.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 413 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 787 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner671,0971,5571,6531,9991,8821,245503
Renter8805,1092,6081,6791,7261,293969467
Total9476,2064,1653,3323,7253,1752,214970

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,967 32%
 Single Guardian 1,153 5%
 Singles 13,473 54%
 Singles With Roommate 2,141 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 21,284 86%
 Households with Kids 3,450 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2342631922192101601601331451471301201081021108091694073
Female23822018715715515214513015914010311910111211674107777694
Total472483379376365312305263304287233239209214226154198146116167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 10021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 10021 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 10021 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 10021. Rentals in 10021 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 10021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,346 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 363 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 641 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 281 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,208 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,795 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 14,731 51%
 Households Vacant 3,894 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 689 17.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 65 1.7%
 For Sale Only 528 13.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 161 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,162 55.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 288 7.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2,816 20%
 1 Bedroom 6,893 49%
 2 Bedroom 3,032 22%
 3+ Bedroom 1,293 9%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $107,907 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 10021 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 10021 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 10021 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 10021 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 10021. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19,065 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,543 18%
 No Earnings 10,143 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19,065 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,543 18%
 No Earnings 10,143 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,453 10.5%
 Public transportation 11,033 47.4%
 Taxicab 1,962 8.4%
 Motorcycle 37 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,661 24.3%
 Worked at Home 2,106 9.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 10021 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 296 2%
 High School Graduate 1,888 14%
 Associate's degree 307 2%
 Bachelor's degree 5,196 37%
 Master's degree 3,154 23%
 Professional school degree 2,270 16%
 Doctorate degree 768 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,179 29.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,322 58.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 491 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 10021

ZIP Code 10021 is in the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 10021.

Ps 158 Baylard Taylor
1458 York Ave
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Jhs 167 Robert F Wagner
220 East 76th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Ps 183 Robert L Stevenson
419 East 66th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Ella Baker School
317 East 67th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Vanguard High School
317 East 67th Strm 401
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Manhattan International High School
317 East 67th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Talent Unlimited High School
317 East 67th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Urban Academy Laboratory High School
317 East 67th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
411 East 76th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District # 2 School District
The Cathedral School
319 E 74th St Ste 8
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Buckley School
113 E 73rd St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Hewitt School
45 E 95th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Town School
540 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lycee Francais De New York
505 E 75th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Jean Baptiste High School
173 E 75th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Manhattan High School for Girls
154 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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