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ZIP Code 12147

Primary City:Rensselaerville, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (11:04am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.51, -74.16
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12147

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12147. 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 12147. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12147, 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:
Rensselaerville, NY
Acceptable:
Rensselaervle

Stats and Demographics for the 12147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12147 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 12147 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12147 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 499
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 315
Median Home Value $225,000
Land Area 19.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 220
Median Household Income $60,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7166161391312161720392115106113
Female8912181178122272937191415795
Total15251834241621243824497640292513208

Gender

 Male 250 50%
 Female 249 50%
Gender

Race

 White 490 98.2%
 Black Or African American 5 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0519366730206
Renter291056311
Total21429417333217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 116 53%
 Single Guardian 24 11%
 Singles 65 30%
 Singles With Roommate 15 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 178 81%
 Households with Kids 42 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12111154512111303551
Female23111113340152056521
Total352222678522633591072

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12147 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12147 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12147 real estate data, the median home value of $225,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12147. Rentals in 12147 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 499 100%
 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 100 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 83 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 12%
 Households Vacant 95 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 42%
 2 Bedroom 11 26%
 3+ Bedroom 14 33%
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 $60,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12147 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 12147. 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 219 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 78 18%
 No Earnings 143 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 219 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 78 18%
 No Earnings 143 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 228 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3%
 Worked at Home 20 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 15 7%
 High School Graduate 100 49%
 Associate's degree 33 16%
 Bachelor's degree 19 9%
 Master's degree 25 12%
 Professional school degree 7 3%
 Doctorate degree 7 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 85 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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