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ZIP Code 12138

Primary City:Petersburg, NY (View All Cities)
County: Rensselaer County
Timezone: Eastern (8:56pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.7, -73.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12138

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12138. 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 12138. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12138, 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:
Petersburg, NY
Acceptable:
Petersburgh, Taconic Lake
Unacceptable:
North Petersburg

Stats and Demographics for the 12138 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12138 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 12138 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 12138 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,168
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,761
Median Home Value $155,800
Land Area 80.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,256
Median Household Income $65,857

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male91102109977155951171271221491281178455512616
Female8010296956361881001101231471241119066403030
Total171204205192134116183217237245296252228174121915646

Gender

 Male 1,612 51%
 Female 1,556 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,085 97.4%
 Black Or African American 11 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 9 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5821992842411718126
Renter124430163312155
Total171262293002741839631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 715 57%
 Single Guardian 172 14%
 Singles 281 22%
 Singles With Roommate 88 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 868 69%
 Households with Kids 388 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1512262118191328242927211517242419171317
Female2012182118212122201617182817171924201518
Total3524444236403450444544394334414343372835

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12138 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12138 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 12138 real estate data, the median home value of $155,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12138 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12138 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12138 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,168 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 663 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 426 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 167 9%
 Households Vacant 505 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 18 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 394 78.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 13.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 4%
 1 Bedroom 26 19%
 2 Bedroom 27 19%
 3+ Bedroom 82 59%
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 $65,857 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12138 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. However, that is not the case in 12138. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,213 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 612 23%
 No Earnings 883 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 1,213 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 612 23%
 No Earnings 883 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,478 91.7%
 Public transportation 4 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 2.9%
 Worked at Home 81 5.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 145 11.8%
 High School Graduate 726 59.3%
 Associate's degree 139 11.4%
 Bachelor's degree 117 9.6%
 Master's degree 56 4.6%
 Professional school degree 9 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 32 2.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 377 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 79 16.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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