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ZIP Code 10550

Primary City:Mount Vernon, NY (View All Cities)
County: Westchester County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14am)
Area code: 914 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.91, -73.83
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 10550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 10550. 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 10550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 10550, 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:
Mount Vernon, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 10550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 10550 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 10550 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 10550 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,144
Population Density 18,696 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,563
Median Home Value $385,000
Land Area 1.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,793
Median Household Income $39,954

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3441,2291,3331,3641,3461,1061,1181,1051,2371,2841,175872753609433270214162
Female1,3271,2061,2821,4201,4021,4001,3651,3881,4941,5891,3861,1391,038812631456386469
Total2,6712,4352,6152,7842,7482,5062,4832,4932,7312,8732,5612,0111,7911,4211,064726600631

Gender

 Male 16,954 46%
 Female 20,190 54%
Gender

Race

 White 5,542 14.9%
 Black Or African American 26,669 71.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 223 0.6%
 Asian 537 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 2,656 7.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,488 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner45219539810720498309135
Renter4481,8022,2082,4031,6531,180569255
Total4932,0212,7473,2132,3731,678878390

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,854 28%
 Single Guardian 4,978 36%
 Singles 4,263 31%
 Singles With Roommate 698 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,556 62%
 Households with Kids 5,237 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male272307235254255234234267239256268259276274261267281279276283
Female269257277263234230246239257290242265226259287281273282297300
Total541564512517489464480506496546510524502533548548554561573583

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 10550 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 10550 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 10550 real estate data, the median home value of $385,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 10550 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 10550 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 10550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,574 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 186 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 373 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,565 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 710 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,518 68%
 Households Vacant 1,770 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 696 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2%
 For Sale Only 215 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 778 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 616 6%
 1 Bedroom 4,396 42%
 2 Bedroom 3,451 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,886 18%
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 $39,954 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 10550 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 10550 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 10550 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,915 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 18%
 No Earnings 11,327 40%
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 11,915 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,252 18%
 No Earnings 11,327 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,257 67%
 Public transportation 3,294 21%
 Taxicab 172 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,393 9%
 Worked at Home 277 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,968 19.3%
 High School Graduate 6,029 59.2%
 Associate's degree 820 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 891 8.7%
 Master's degree 382 3.8%
 Professional school degree 75 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,460 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 643 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 546 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 10550

ZIP Code 10550 is in the Mount Vernon School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 10550.

Columbus School at the Franko Building
455 North High St
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Hamilton School
20 Oak St
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Longfellow School
625 South 4th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Cecil H Parker School
461 South 6th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Grimes School
58 South 10th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Nelson Mandela Community Hs at Columbus Bldg
250 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Longfellow Middle School
624 South 3rd Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Thornton High School
121 South 6th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Our Lady of Victory School
38 N 5th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Emmanuel Children'S Mission School
32 S 5th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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