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ZIP Code 10979

Primary City:Sterling Forest, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Warwick
County: Orange County
Timezone: Eastern (9:28am)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.21, -74.31
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 10979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 10979. 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 10979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 10979, 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:
Sterling Forest, NY
Acceptable:
Sterling Frst

Stats and Demographics for the 10979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 10979 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 10979 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 10979 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 234
Population Density 1,606 people per sq mi
Housing Units 144
Median Home Value $283,700
Land Area 0.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 103
Median Household Income $68,352

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male38415451117121888122111
Female85410338117111181261230
Total11138118713222423291620183341

Gender

 Male 121 52%
 Female 113 48%
Gender

Race

 White 219 93.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 4 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 5 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner042132171251
Renter01331210
Total052435181461

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 50 49%
 Single Guardian 12 12%
 Singles 32 31%
 Singles With Roommate 9 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 78 76%
 Households with Kids 25 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01110120502002010003
Female21300131000211231402
Total22410251502213241405

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 10979 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 10979 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 10979 real estate data, the median home value of $283,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 10979 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 234 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 66 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 26 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 8%
 Households Vacant 41 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $68,352 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 10979 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 10979 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 10979 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 50 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 42%
 No Earnings 22 18%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 50 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 42%
 No Earnings 22 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 80 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 23 29%
 High School Graduate 57 71%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 49 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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