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ZIP Code 12047

Primary City:Cohoes, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (7:33am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.79, -73.72
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12047

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12047. 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 12047. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12047, 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:
Cohoes, NY
Unacceptable:
Boght Corners, Dunsbach Ferry

Stats and Demographics for the 12047 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12047 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12047 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 large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12047 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,664
Population Density 2,227 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,738
Median Home Value $161,600
Land Area 8.83 sq mi
Water Area 1.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,756
Median Household Income $47,138

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male602593559592579667671637710765712625527373206214181147
Female587543567598644718651626716778742733639455339298297373
Total1,1891,1361,1261,1901,2231,3851,3221,2631,4261,5431,4541,3581,166828545512478520

Gender

 Male 9,360 48%
 Female 10,304 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,662 89.8%
 Black Or African American 814 4.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 416 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 181 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 548 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38416789999968549415189
Renter359969779833665386274128
Total3971,3851,5681,8321,633935689317

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,145 36%
 Single Guardian 1,686 19%
 Singles 3,187 36%
 Singles With Roommate 738 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,375 73%
 Households with Kids 2,381 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11011813611111313112811210911397126110113114117129131101104
Female1131179712810111112610310210511310911212811713010812511892
Total223235233239214242254215211218210235222241231247237256219196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12047 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12047 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12047 real estate data, the median home value of $161,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12047 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12047 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12047 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,423 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 165 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,036 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,327 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,393 45%
 Households Vacant 982 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 357 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 105 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 449 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,094 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,754 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,302 31%
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 $47,138 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12047 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. More commuters in 12047 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,491 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,608 22%
 No Earnings 5,434 33%
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 7,491 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,608 22%
 No Earnings 5,434 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,279 93.3%
 Public transportation 140 1.4%
 Taxicab 23 0.2%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 262 2.6%
 Worked at Home 228 2.3%
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 684 10.3%
 High School Graduate 3,363 50.7%
 Associate's degree 889 13.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,147 17.3%
 Master's degree 412 6.2%
 Professional school degree 99 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,861 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 232 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 246 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12047

ZIP Code 12047 is in the Cohoes City School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12047.

Abram Lansing School
26 James St
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cohoes City School District
Cohoes Middle School
7 Bevan St
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cohoes City School District
Van Schaick Island School
150 Continental Ave
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cohoes City School District
Harmony Hill School
Madelon K Hickey Way
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cohoes City School District
Boght Hills School
38 Dunsbach Ferry Rd
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Colonie Csd School District
Cohoes High School
1 Tiger Way
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cohoes City School District

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