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ZIP Code 12009

Primary City:Altamont, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Guilderland
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (7:26am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.7, -74.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12009

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12009. 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 12009. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12009, 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:
Altamont, NY
Unacceptable:
Thompsons Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 12009 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12009 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 12009 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12009 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,164
Population Density 137 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,076
Median Home Value $253,900
Land Area 52.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,854
Median Household Income $80,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17723126227620515815616624832335931927216590804637
Female151191239231148143168207296344356342261153114967975
Total328422501507353301324373544667715661533318204176125112

Gender

 Male 3,570 50%
 Female 3,594 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,798 94.9%
 Black Or African American 80 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 115 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 55 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 105 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1413437365158527316764
Renter3712011212986582922
Total5125448578067133119686

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,632 57%
 Single Guardian 381 13%
 Singles 687 24%
 Singles With Roommate 154 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,963 69%
 Households with Kids 891 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3936383744493944556147505351496369544143
Female3326353331383347424652554442545755313426
Total726273707587729197107991059793103120124857569

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12009 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12009 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12009 real estate data, the median home value of $253,900 is 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 12009. Rentals in 12009 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 12009 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,126 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,558 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 703 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 593 19%
 Households Vacant 222 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 7.2%
 For Sale Only 41 18.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 17.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 38.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 260 40%
 2 Bedroom 277 42%
 3+ Bedroom 112 17%
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 $80,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12009 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 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 12009 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 2,769 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,643 27%
 No Earnings 1,712 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 2,769 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,643 27%
 No Earnings 1,712 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,484 90.7%
 Public transportation 39 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 2.4%
 Worked at Home 220 5.7%
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 139 5%
 High School Graduate 1,191 46%
 Associate's degree 339 13%
 Bachelor's degree 527 20%
 Master's degree 289 11%
 Professional school degree 72 3%
 Doctorate degree 52 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 981 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 124 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12009

ZIP Code 12009 is in the Guilderland Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12009.

Altamont Elementary School
117 Grand St
Altamont, NY 12009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilderland Central School District
Cobb Memorial School
100 Mt Presentation Way 300
Altamont, NY 12009
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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