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ZIP Code 12185

Primary City:Valley Falls, NY (View All Cities)
County: Rensselaer County
Timezone: Eastern (12:38pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.9, -73.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12185

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12185. 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 12185. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12185, 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:
Valley Falls, NY
Unacceptable:
West Valley Falls

Stats and Demographics for the 12185 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12185 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 12185 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12185 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,037
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 840
Median Home Value $167,500
Land Area 24.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 773
Median Household Income $73,684

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male485975876337476387100836976473017189
Female524692824845546096997981494933201819
Total100105167169111821011231831991621501259663373628

Gender

 Male 1,015 50%
 Female 1,022 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,978 97.1%
 Black Or African American 8 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.5%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner545126162141864814
Renter1527333123674
Total2072159193164925518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 445 58%
 Single Guardian 125 16%
 Singles 154 20%
 Singles With Roommate 49 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 505 65%
 Households with Kids 268 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1796101312129131217171514251221141515
Female81191579111272114171525161717201212
Total2520152520212321203331343039412938342727

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12185 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12185 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12185 real estate data, the median home value of $167,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12185 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12185 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12185 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,037 100%
 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 408 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 219 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 146 17%
 Households Vacant 67 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 17 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 5%
 2 Bedroom 42 37%
 3+ Bedroom 65 58%
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 $73,684 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12185 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. In 12185 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 819 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 20%
 No Earnings 638 35%
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 819 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 20%
 No Earnings 638 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,031 93.4%
 Public transportation 7 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 2.0%
 Worked at Home 42 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 71 9.6%
 High School Graduate 387 52.6%
 Associate's degree 160 21.7%
 Bachelor's degree 87 11.8%
 Master's degree 22 3.0%
 Professional school degree 5 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 451 93.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 2.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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