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ZIP Code 12189

Primary City:Watervliet, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (8:44am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.73, -73.72
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12189

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12189. 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 12189. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12189, 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:
Watervliet, NY
Unacceptable:
Mannville, Maplewood

Stats and Demographics for the 12189 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12189 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12189 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 slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12189 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,568
Population Density 2,758 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,032
Median Home Value $154,600
Land Area 6.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,303
Median Household Income $47,263

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male481477552515629893626598611563682524411260206172140108
Female466448495521689858652617569655661556480353300291271238
Total9479251,0471,0361,3181,7511,2781,2151,1801,2181,3431,080891613506463411346

Gender

 Male 8,448 48%
 Female 9,120 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,597 83.1%
 Black Or African American 1,318 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.3%
 Asian 909 5.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 237 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 461 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26351604813741414347146
Renter4631,327832819575372337136
Total4891,6781,4361,6321,316786684282

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,567 31%
 Single Guardian 1,560 19%
 Singles 3,351 40%
 Singles With Roommate 825 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,235 75%
 Households with Kids 2,068 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male988792100114102788310011411811111099871211091069293
Female1019092766310510484929485971081119711411910190100
Total199177184176177207182167192208203208218210184235228207182193

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12189 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12189 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12189 real estate data, the median home value of $154,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12189 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12189 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12189 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,525 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 20 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,432 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,010 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,861 54%
 Households Vacant 729 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 341 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Sale Only 77 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 109 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,614 35%
 2 Bedroom 1,779 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,143 25%
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 $47,263 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12189 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12189 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. More commuters in 12189 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 6,646 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,725 26%
 No Earnings 3,907 27%
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 6,646 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,725 26%
 No Earnings 3,907 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,472 90.0%
 Public transportation 398 4.2%
 Taxicab 65 0.7%
 Motorcycle 30 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 290 3.1%
 Worked at Home 158 1.7%
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 498 8.9%
 High School Graduate 2,740 48.7%
 Associate's degree 705 12.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,230 21.9%
 Master's degree 378 6.7%
 Professional school degree 50 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,710 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 298 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 225 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12189

ZIP Code 12189 is in the Watervliet City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12189.

Watervliet Elementary School
2557 10th Ave
Watervliet, NY 12189
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watervliet City School District
Watervliet Junior-Senior High School
1245 Hillside Dr
Watervliet, NY 12189
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Watervliet City School District

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