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ZIP Code 12202

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (10:39am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.63, -73.76
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12202

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12202. 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 12202. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12202, 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:
Albany, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12202 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12202 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12202 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,628
Population Density 4,700 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,207
Median Home Value $115,300
Land Area 2.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,322
Median Household Income $29,214

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male39435637931334943631331429133032827421010080333616
Female37336932931844657539435133531735227420114696846947
Total7677257086317951,01170766562664768054841124617611710563

Gender

 Male 4,552 47%
 Female 5,076 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,761 28.7%
 Black Or African American 5,597 58.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.4%
 Asian 254 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 471 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 500 5.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121211922072701488833
Renter3369136496884111627616
Total3481,03484189568131016449

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 618 14%
 Single Guardian 1,428 33%
 Singles 1,835 42%
 Singles With Roommate 441 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,969 69%
 Households with Kids 1,353 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8482717476647679618364757780606860646164
Female8267848074697783666979656254566951756779
Total166149155154150133153162127152143140139134116137111139128143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12202 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12202 real estate data, the median home value of $115,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12202 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12202 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 12202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,403 98%
 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 225 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 758 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 313 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,251 62%
 Households Vacant 885 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 333 37.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 53 6.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 2.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 465 52.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,091 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,157 40%
 3+ Bedroom 604 21%
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 $29,214 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12202 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. ZIP code 12202 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 12202 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 2,748 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,661 24%
 No Earnings 2,645 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 2,748 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,661 24%
 No Earnings 2,645 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,342 63.0%
 Public transportation 917 24.7%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 358 9.6%
 Worked at Home 96 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 408 18%
 High School Graduate 1,239 54%
 Associate's degree 134 6%
 Bachelor's degree 277 12%
 Master's degree 164 7%
 Professional school degree 27 1%
 Doctorate degree 54 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,314 73.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 353 19.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 122 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12202

ZIP Code 12202 is in the Albany Preparatory Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12202.

Albany Preparatory Charter School
75 Park Ave
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Albany Preparatory Charter School District
Achievement Academy Charter School
75 Park Ave
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Achievement Academy Charter School
Albany Community Charter School
65 Krank St
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany Community Charter School District
Giffen Memorial Elementary School
274 South Pearl St
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Thomas S O'Brien Academy of Science & Technology
94 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
William S Hackett Middle School
45 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Bishop Maginn High School
99 Slingerland St
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Free School
8 Elm St
Albany, NY 12202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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