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ZIP Code 12161

Primary City:South Bethlehem, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.54, -73.84
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12161

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12161. 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 12161. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12161, 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:
South Bethlehem, NY
Acceptable:
S Bethlehem

Stats and Demographics for the 12161 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12161 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 12161 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12161 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 160
Population Density 391 people per sq mi
Housing Units 65
Median Home Value $159,400
Land Area 0.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 63
Median Household Income $98,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7189424591410343511
Female3374213941075742620
Total1041513637141311111510851131

Gender

 Male 81 51%
 Female 79 49%
Gender

Race

 White 156 97.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner02101113790
Renter11522000
Total13151315790

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 36 57%
 Single Guardian 9 14%
 Singles 13 21%
 Singles With Roommate 5 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 42 67%
 Households with Kids 21 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male40120001015101022323
Female20001011040102031000
Total60121012055203053323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12161 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12161 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 12161 real estate data, the median home value of $159,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12161 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 160 100%
 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 35 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 17%
 Households Vacant 2 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 50%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $98,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12161 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12161 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 12161 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 74 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 15%
 No Earnings 38 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 74 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 15%
 No Earnings 38 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 93 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12161 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 13 18%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 46 63%
 Master's degree 14 19%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 14 50%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 50%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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