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ZIP Code 12222

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (8:33pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.66, -73.75
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12222

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12222. 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 12222. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12222, 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 12222 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12222 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12222 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12222 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,489
Population Density 11,974 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 3,127 48%
 Female 3,362 52%


 White 4,408 67.9%
 Black Or African American 997 15.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 492 7.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.2%
 Other Race 333 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 236 3.6%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 6,489 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 12222 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 12222 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 12222 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12222 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 109 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,619 60%
 No Earnings 2,255 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 109 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,619 60%
 No Earnings 2,255 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 331 27%
 Public transportation 203 16%
 Taxicab 17 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 595 48%
 Worked at Home 94 8%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 28 37%
 High School Graduate 48 63%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 91 61%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 39%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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