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ZIP Code 12203

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Guilderland
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (10:19pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.68, -73.83
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12203. 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 12203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12203, 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
Acceptable:
Stuyvesant Plaza, Stuyvsnt Plz
Unacceptable:
Mckownville, Pine, Westmere

Stats and Demographics for the 12203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12203 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 12203 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12203 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,952
Population Density 2,626 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,677
Median Home Value $194,800
Land Area 11.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,840
Median Household Income $54,059

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5114835351,1892,6881,424989685778829898847727476372329305288
Female5274875231,3532,6641,293802654733900935976809594511510538790
Total1,0389701,0582,5425,3522,7171,7911,3391,5111,7291,8331,8231,5361,0708838398431,078

Gender

 Male 14,353 48%
 Female 15,599 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,534 81.9%
 Black Or African American 2,419 8.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.1%
 Asian 1,811 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 396 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 728 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner566658901,4431,539933757305
Renter1,4371,714767706641362364261
Total1,4932,3791,6572,1492,1801,2951,121566

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,029 31%
 Single Guardian 1,449 11%
 Singles 5,149 40%
 Singles With Roommate 2,213 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,678 83%
 Households with Kids 2,162 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11011310485989493101979096110105134141163133283469665
Female1231041109511910483889399110107101106113139119361621776
Total2332172141802171981761891901892062172062402543022526441,0901,441

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12203 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12203 real estate data, the median home value of $194,800 is slightly higher 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 12203. Rentals in 12203 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,464 88.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 219 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 566 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,551 8.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 152 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,436 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,152 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,252 46%
 Households Vacant 837 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 391 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 96 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 230 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 373 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,156 35%
 2 Bedroom 2,217 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,414 23%
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 $54,059 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12203 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. Residents in ZIP code 12203 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12203 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 10,153 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,301 30%
 No Earnings 9,310 34%
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 10,153 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,301 30%
 No Earnings 9,310 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,450 81.8%
 Public transportation 1,309 8.6%
 Taxicab 21 0.1%
 Motorcycle 33 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 990 6.5%
 Worked at Home 413 2.7%
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 968 10%
 High School Graduate 3,045 33%
 Associate's degree 899 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,443 26%
 Master's degree 1,197 13%
 Professional school degree 285 3%
 Doctorate degree 499 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,128 73.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 562 19.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 189 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12203

ZIP Code 12203 is in the Albany City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12203.

Pine Hills Elementary School
41 North Allen St
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Eagle Point Elementary School
1044 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Westmere Elementary School
6270 Johnston Rd
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilderland Central School District
Albany High School
700 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Albany City School District
Lasalle School
391 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
All Saints Catholic Academy
10 Rosemont St
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Catherine'S Center for Children R & E May Schoo
30 N Main Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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