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ZIP Code 12144

Primary City:Rensselaer, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Rensselaer
Timezone: Eastern (7:22pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.64, -73.74
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12144

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12144. 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 12144. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12144, 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:
Rensselaer, NY
Unacceptable:
Defreestville

Stats and Demographics for the 12144 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12144 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 12144 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12144 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,555
Population Density 1,086 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,474
Median Home Value $168,800
Land Area 18.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,947
Median Household Income $63,449

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
Male652557610658617751667677726726779694607346289221162130
Female600540552581635849720680744844849779658426335301309284
Total1,2521,0971,1621,2391,2521,6001,3871,3571,4701,5701,6281,4731,265772624522471414

Gender

 Male 9,869 48%
 Female 10,686 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,762 86.4%
 Black Or African American 1,147 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.2%
 Asian 866 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 130 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 600 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner365619111,3061,256671485178
Renter268899682613486252232111
Total3041,4601,5931,9191,742923717289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,579 40%
 Single Guardian 1,593 18%
 Singles 2,977 33%
 Singles With Roommate 798 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,535 73%
 Households with Kids 2,412 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15613111811812212489119103127107114124138120131138147122114
Female1121241181351111141081129510596117114120108119141110103101
Total268255236253233238197231198232203231238258228250279257225215

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12144 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12144 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12144 real estate data, the median home value of $168,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12144 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12144 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12144 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,436 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,911 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,493 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,543 37%
 Households Vacant 527 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 64 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 197 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 2%
 1 Bedroom 905 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,599 50%
 3+ Bedroom 605 19%
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 $63,449 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12144 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. The commute in 12144 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 7,705 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,128 25%
 No Earnings 4,965 30%
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 7,705 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,128 25%
 No Earnings 4,965 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,394 89.0%
 Public transportation 402 3.8%
 Taxicab 23 0.2%
 Motorcycle 29 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 297 2.8%
 Worked at Home 405 3.8%
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 541 8%
 High School Graduate 3,309 46%
 Associate's degree 1,059 15%
 Bachelor's degree 1,316 18%
 Master's degree 595 8%
 Professional school degree 139 2%
 Doctorate degree 159 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,773 80.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 538 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 128 3.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12144

ZIP Code 12144 is in the Nys Office of Children and Family Services School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12144.

Nys Office of Children and Family Services
Capital View Office Park
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nys Office of Children and Family Services School District
Red Mill School
225 McCullough Place
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Greenbush Central School District
Van Rensselaer Elementary School
25 Van Rensselaer Dr
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rensselaer City School District
Rensselaer Junior/Senior High School
25 Van Rensselaer Dr
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rensselaer City School District
Doane Stuart School
199 Washington Ave
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Woodland Hill Montessori School
100 Montessori Pl
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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