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ZIP Code 12208

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (11:41pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.65, -73.81
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12208. 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 12208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12208, 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 12208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12208 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 12208 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely 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 12208 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,702
Population Density 4,936 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,260
Median Home Value $196,600
Land Area 4.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,562
Median Household Income $58,825

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5353733534381,5481,258801629608615609629524331215204164148
Female4544333534531,6121,117790607511651657701598393334299318439
Total9898067068913,1602,3751,5911,2361,1191,2661,2661,3301,122724549503482587

Gender

 Male 9,982 48%
 Female 10,720 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,777 76.2%
 Black Or African American 2,718 13.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.3%
 Asian 1,265 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 307 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 578 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner384936798761,065594461234
Renter1,1241,541671624461280229192
Total1,1622,0341,3501,5001,526874690426

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,856 30%
 Single Guardian 1,165 12%
 Singles 3,743 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,798 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,879 82%
 Households with Kids 1,683 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male921091041018564797075667575647372819168126200
Female10090896810094768974745377757481758068149270
Total192199193169185158155159149140128152139147153156171136275470

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12208 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 12208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12208 real estate data, the median home value of $196,600 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 12208. Rentals in 12208 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,025 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 40 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 185 0.9%
 Other Institutional 119 0.6%
 College Student Housing 155 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 178 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,101 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,339 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,122 50%
 Households Vacant 698 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 288 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 5%
 For Sale Only 78 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 252 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 188 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,346 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,536 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,634 35%
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 $58,825 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12208 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 12208 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12208 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 8,136 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,772 31%
 No Earnings 4,680 25%
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 8,136 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,772 31%
 No Earnings 4,680 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,647 80.3%
 Public transportation 584 4.9%
 Taxicab 20 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,321 11.0%
 Worked at Home 435 3.6%
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 445 7%
 High School Graduate 2,418 35%
 Associate's degree 575 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,942 28%
 Master's degree 735 11%
 Professional school degree 395 6%
 Doctorate degree 306 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,865 73.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 510 20.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12208

ZIP Code 12208 is in the Albany City School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12208.

New Scotland Elementary School
369 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Albany Leadership Charter High School for Girls
19 Hackett Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Albany Leadership Charter High School for Girls School District
Mater Christi School
35 Hurst Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Academy of the Holy Names
1075 New Scotland Rd
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Neil Hellman School/Parsons Child & Family Center
60 Academy Rd
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Albany Jcc
340 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Center for Disability Services
314 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Maimonides Hebrew Day School
404 Partridge St
Albany, NY 12208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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