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ZIP Code 12159

Primary City:Slingerlands, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (10:31am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.65, -73.88
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12159

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12159. 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 12159. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12159, 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:
Slingerlands, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12159 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12159 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 12159 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12159 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,896
Population Density 560 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,456
Median Home Value $326,400
Land Area 14.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,306
Median Household Income $87,794

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male158239342288159168130150255391347332274144102846989
Female150250345264170188130198302431375334264169115129128233
Total308489687552329356260348557822722666538313217213197322

Gender

 Male 3,721 47%
 Female 4,175 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,039 89.1%
 Black Or African American 155 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 520 6.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 116 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner68136575861827615248
Renter67205961149061149220
Total73286461872708337301268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,802 55%
 Single Guardian 264 8%
 Singles 1,038 31%
 Singles With Roommate 202 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,283 69%
 Households with Kids 1,023 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2438403834355463536168637971797662422929
Female3322324238465952556266746776587178391818
Total576072807281113115108123134137146147137147140814747

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12159 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12159 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 12159 real estate data, the median home value of $326,400 is high 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 12159. Rentals in 12159 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12159 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,879 99.8%
 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 17 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,686 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 618 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,002 29%
 Households Vacant 150 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 24 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 5%
 1 Bedroom 459 50%
 2 Bedroom 340 37%
 3+ Bedroom 65 7%
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 $87,794 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12159 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. More commuters in 12159 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 3,067 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,366 21%
 No Earnings 1,932 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 3,067 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,366 21%
 No Earnings 1,932 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,717 90.8%
 Public transportation 13 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 3.3%
 Worked at Home 212 5.2%
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 144 6%
 High School Graduate 751 30%
 Associate's degree 155 6%
 Bachelor's degree 701 28%
 Master's degree 380 15%
 Professional school degree 343 14%
 Doctorate degree 62 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,589 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 203 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12159

ZIP Code 12159 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12159.

The Bethlehem Childrens School
12 Fisher Blvd
Slingerlands, NY 12159
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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