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ZIP Code 12118

Primary City:Mechanicville, NY (View All Cities)
County: Saratoga County
Timezone: Eastern (10:03pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.9, -73.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12118

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12118. 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 12118. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12118, 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:
Mechanicville, NY
Unacceptable:
Malta

Stats and Demographics for the 12118 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12118 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 12118 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 a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12118 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,897
Population Density 440 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,296
Median Home Value $200,200
Land Area 31.58 sq mi
Water Area 1.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,883
Median Household Income $61,389

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male50445441738740242743346847655550744840030518312212194
Female414429430415415457472442531548518458451356254209191204
Total9188838478028178849059101,0071,1031,025906851661437331312298

Gender

 Male 6,703 48%
 Female 7,194 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,351 96.1%
 Black Or African American 91 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 165 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 66 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 198 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38369686890851540313139
Renter18547939334622617615597
Total2238481,0791,2361,077716468236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,774 47%
 Single Guardian 948 16%
 Singles 1,745 30%
 Singles With Roommate 416 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,052 69%
 Households with Kids 1,831 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male98102102113927688101977085857899687793688172
Female109707373909494925982879180908086116676688
Total207172175186182170182193156152172176158189148163209135147160

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12118 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12118 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12118 real estate data, the median home value of $200,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12118 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12118 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12118 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,889 99.9%
 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 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,610 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,216 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,057 33%
 Households Vacant 413 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 64 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 156 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 2%
 1 Bedroom 558 26%
 2 Bedroom 786 37%
 3+ Bedroom 762 35%
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 $61,389 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12118 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. However, that is not the case in 12118. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,938 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,460 22%
 No Earnings 3,869 34%
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 4,938 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,460 22%
 No Earnings 3,869 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,156 91.2%
 Public transportation 49 0.7%
 Taxicab 11 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 2.9%
 Worked at Home 338 5.0%
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 318 7.4%
 High School Graduate 2,255 52.7%
 Associate's degree 461 10.8%
 Bachelor's degree 913 21.3%
 Master's degree 245 5.7%
 Professional school degree 56 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 31 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,305 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 195 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12118

ZIP Code 12118 is in the Mechanicville City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12118.

Mechanicville Junior/Senior High School
25 Kniskern Ave
Mechanicville, NY 12118
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mechanicville City School District
Mechanicville Elementary School
25 Kniskern Ave
Mechanicville, NY 12118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mechanicville City School District

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