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ZIP Code 12196

Primary City:West Sand Lake, NY (View All Cities)
County: Rensselaer County
Timezone: Eastern (9:24am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.63, -73.62
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12196

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12196. 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 12196. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12196, 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:
West Sand Lake, NY
Acceptable:
W Sand Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 12196 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12196 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 12196 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 12196 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,031
Population Density 343 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,228
Median Home Value $227,400
Land Area 8.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,176
Median Household Income $92,521

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8311410710055757285113134138111107775137188
Female8687113917571561161231461251271147056402327
Total169201220191130146128201236280263238221147107774135

Gender

 Male 1,485 49%
 Female 1,546 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,937 96.9%
 Black Or African American 11 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 27 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3581882472301287015
Renter185329503924168
Total211112172972691528623

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 693 59%
 Single Guardian 172 15%
 Singles 233 20%
 Singles With Roommate 78 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 765 65%
 Households with Kids 411 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1913172014231827322115352115292319151413
Female1222172017151318241528211633142324171312
Total3135344031383145563643563748434643322725

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12196 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12196 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12196 real estate data, the median home value of $227,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12196. Rentals in 12196 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12196 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,023 99.7%
 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 8 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 671 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 268 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 237 19%
 Households Vacant 52 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 9 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 67 59%
 2 Bedroom 47 41%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $92,521 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12196 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 12196 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,558 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 543 20%
 No Earnings 577 22%
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 1,558 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 543 20%
 No Earnings 577 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,710 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2%
 Worked at Home 139 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12196 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 21 2%
 High School Graduate 336 27%
 Associate's degree 285 23%
 Bachelor's degree 403 33%
 Master's degree 125 10%
 Professional school degree 43 3%
 Doctorate degree 22 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 390 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 105 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12196

ZIP Code 12196 is in the Averill Park Central School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12196.

West Sand Lake Elementary School
24 Meeler Rd
West Sand Lake, NY 12196
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Averill Park Central School District

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