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ZIP Code 12197

Primary City:Worcester, NY (View All Cities)
County: Otsego County
Timezone: Eastern (4:21pm)
Coordinates:42.6, -74.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12197

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12197. 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 12197. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12197, 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:
Worcester, NY
Unacceptable:
Decatur, South Worcester

Stats and Demographics for the 12197 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12197 is located in central 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 12197 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12197 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,233
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,394
Median Home Value $139,800
Land Area 67.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 958
Median Household Income $50,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5454627349563659671098794778256292918
Female5549746740535254788310787928563343435
Total1091031361408910988113145192194181169167119636353

Gender

 Male 1,091 49%
 Female 1,142 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,146 96.1%
 Black Or African American 12 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 19 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 43 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6521051592001538029
Renter73129322428149
Total13831341912241819438

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 478 50%
 Single Guardian 135 14%
 Singles 281 29%
 Singles With Roommate 64 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 718 75%
 Households with Kids 240 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10810141313811987181415191612151112
Female81212101151210111715171312121821885
Total1820222424182021202522352727313433231917

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12197 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12197 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12197 real estate data, the median home value of $139,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12197. Rentals in 12197 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12197 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,212 99%
 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 21 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 434 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 350 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 174 12%
 Households Vacant 436 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Sale Only 32 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 302 69.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 16.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 21%
 2 Bedroom 49 28%
 3+ Bedroom 90 51%
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 $50,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12197 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. However, that is not the case in 12197. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 845 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 546 25%
 No Earnings 828 37%
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 845 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 546 25%
 No Earnings 828 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,108 92.3%
 Public transportation 9 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 1.3%
 Worked at Home 67 5.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 140 14.8%
 High School Graduate 524 55.2%
 Associate's degree 123 13.0%
 Bachelor's degree 56 5.9%
 Master's degree 83 8.7%
 Professional school degree 19 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 426 92.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 2.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12197

ZIP Code 12197 is in the Worcester Central School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12197.

Worcester School
198 Main St
Worcester, NY 12197
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Worcester Central School District

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