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ZIP Code 12204

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Albany
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (11:15am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.68, -73.73
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12204. 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 12204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12204, 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:
Menands

Stats and Demographics for the 12204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12204 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 12204 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 large. 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 12204 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,349
Population Density 1,807 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,798
Median Home Value $187,800
Land Area 4.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,445
Median Household Income $49,993

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20421622520030832124623521524628222320013390696642
Female21718420019131338830222422826425924122116111510389128
Total421400425391621709548459443510541464421294205172155170

Gender

 Male 3,521 48%
 Female 3,828 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,164 56.7%
 Black Or African American 2,127 28.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.3%
 Asian 674 9.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 143 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 218 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner127314427426519310951
Renter22364840940131414912753
Total235721553675579342236104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,007 29%
 Single Guardian 684 20%
 Singles 1,423 41%
 Singles With Roommate 331 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,573 75%
 Households with Kids 872 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4540473546653141333841405650384549313768
Female5545344438323646325144353436414333393549
Total100858179849767876589857590867988827072117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12204 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12204 real estate data, the median home value of $187,800 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 12204. Rentals in 12204 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,193 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 6 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 150 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 769 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 352 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,324 61%
 Households Vacant 353 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 187 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 31 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 127 6%
 1 Bedroom 997 46%
 2 Bedroom 712 33%
 3+ Bedroom 335 15%
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 $49,993 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12204 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. ZIP code 12204 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. More commuters in 12204 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 2,684 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,563 26%
 No Earnings 1,664 28%
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 2,684 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,563 26%
 No Earnings 1,664 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,154 85%
 Public transportation 385 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 3%
 Worked at Home 77 2%
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 187 8%
 High School Graduate 866 39%
 Associate's degree 156 7%
 Bachelor's degree 604 27%
 Master's degree 292 13%
 Professional school degree 47 2%
 Doctorate degree 68 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 944 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 116 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12204

ZIP Code 12204 is in the Albany City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12204.

North Albany Academy
570 North Pearl St
Albany, NY 12204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Menands School
19 Wards Ln
Menands, NY 12204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Menands Union Free School District

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