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ZIP Code 12008

Primary City:Alplaus, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Glenville
County: Schenectady County
Timezone: Eastern (9:19am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.85, -73.91
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12008. 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 12008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12008, 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:
Alplaus, NY
Acceptable:
Schenectady
Unacceptable:
Rexford

Stats and Demographics for the 12008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12008 is located in east 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12008 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12008 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 497
Population Density 598 people per sq mi
Housing Units 195
Median Home Value $228,100
Land Area 0.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $58,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male162122195151023221924216108552
Female19181810571026211530166148786
Total35394029102220494334543712241612138

Gender

 Male 253 51%
 Female 244 49%
Gender

Race

 White 490 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11041422920155
Renter18242312
Total21843463123167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 116 62%
 Single Guardian 14 8%
 Singles 42 23%
 Singles With Roommate 14 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 120 65%
 Households with Kids 66 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male34241655453626615430
Female34453242742543280000
Total6869489711951169895430

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12008 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12008 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12008 real estate data, the median home value of $228,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12008. Rentals in 12008 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 489 98%
 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 8 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 104 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 59 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 12%
 Households Vacant 9 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 11%
 For Sale Only 1 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 48%
 2 Bedroom 11 52%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $58,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12008 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 12008 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 12008 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 129 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 23%
 No Earnings 172 44%
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 129 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 23%
 No Earnings 172 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 151 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 26 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 12 7%
 High School Graduate 71 39%
 Associate's degree 33 18%
 Bachelor's degree 67 37%
 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 77 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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