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ZIP Code 12037

Primary City:Chatham, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Austerlitz
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.33, -73.55
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12037

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12037. 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 12037. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12037, 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:
Chatham, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12037 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12037 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 12037 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12037 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,015
Population Density 130 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,106
Median Home Value $233,100
Land Area 30.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,788
Median Household Income $56,354

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1029915414288103798013715816416516713776494331
Female751141301188789849813516017416818013289677665
Total17721328426017519216317827231833833334726916511611996

Gender

 Male 1,974 49%
 Female 2,041 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,699 92.1%
 Black Or African American 103 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 45 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 50 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 105 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34214228534723211642
Renter43121949874635531
Total4616323638342129517173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 750 42%
 Single Guardian 287 16%
 Singles 595 33%
 Singles With Roommate 156 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,331 74%
 Households with Kids 457 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1221252614202019262627313535292032372419
Female1514142018222223292030272825292430171817
Total2735394632424242554657586360584462544236

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12037 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12037 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12037 real estate data, the median home value of $233,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12037 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12037 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12037 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,007 99.8%
 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 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 696 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 513 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 579 27%
 Households Vacant 318 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 11.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.3%
 For Sale Only 15 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 200 62.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 18.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 5%
 1 Bedroom 87 19%
 2 Bedroom 208 46%
 3+ Bedroom 129 29%
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 $56,354 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12037 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12037 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 1,349 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 957 28%
 No Earnings 1,105 32%
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 1,349 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 957 28%
 No Earnings 1,105 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,734 87.5%
 Public transportation 37 1.9%
 Taxicab 3 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 2.9%
 Worked at Home 150 7.6%
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 155 11%
 High School Graduate 720 50%
 Associate's degree 105 7%
 Bachelor's degree 236 16%
 Master's degree 143 10%
 Professional school degree 56 4%
 Doctorate degree 29 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 761 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 138 15.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 0.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12037

ZIP Code 12037 is in the Chatham Central School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12037.

Mary E Dardess Elementary School
50 Woodbridge Ave
Chatham, NY 12037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chatham Central School District
Chatham Middle School
50 Woodbridge Ave
Chatham, NY 12037
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chatham Central School District
Chatham High School
50 Woodbridge Ave
Chatham, NY 12037
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chatham Central School District

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