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ZIP Code 12209

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (5:28am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.64, -73.79
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12209. 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 12209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12209, 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 12209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12209 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 12209 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 slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12209 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,121
Population Density 4,727 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,501
Median Home Value $158,100
Land Area 2.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,197
Median Household Income $56,972

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35834731931439349438833632336531128620114094646952
Female314282312311356486419370356387367316284183138141119126
Total672629631625749980807706679752678602485323232205188178

Gender

 Male 4,854 48%
 Female 5,267 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,655 55.9%
 Black Or African American 2,995 29.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.5%
 Asian 560 5.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 403 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 454 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22331418537482280219109
Renter176514388349204865329
Total198845806886686366272138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,308 31%
 Single Guardian 1,021 24%
 Singles 1,359 32%
 Singles With Roommate 509 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,955 70%
 Households with Kids 1,242 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7473598275566480725662547374657756615568
Female6861664353545256676570635955616182525561
Total142134125125128110116136139121132117132129126138138113110129

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12209 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12209 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12209 real estate data, the median home value of $158,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12209 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12209 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,062 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,785 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 613 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,799 40%
 Households Vacant 304 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 105 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 44 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 128 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 2%
 1 Bedroom 166 10%
 2 Bedroom 695 40%
 3+ Bedroom 839 48%
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 $56,972 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12209 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. Residents in ZIP code 12209 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 12209 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 4,237 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,032 23%
 No Earnings 2,638 30%
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 4,237 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,032 23%
 No Earnings 2,638 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,872 85%
 Public transportation 524 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 4%
 Worked at Home 137 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 286 9%
 High School Graduate 1,488 47%
 Associate's degree 299 9%
 Bachelor's degree 639 20%
 Master's degree 236 7%
 Professional school degree 184 6%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,205 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 285 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12209

ZIP Code 12209 is in the Albany City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12209.

Delaware Community School
43 Bertha St
Albany, NY 12209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Albany School of Humanities
108 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School
100 Elbel Ct
Albany, NY 12209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Albany City School District
St Matthew Lutheran School
75 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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