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ZIP Code 12302

Primary City:Schenectady, NY (View All Cities)
County: Schenectady County
Timezone: Eastern (5:21pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.88, -73.99
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12302

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12302. 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 12302. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12302, 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:
Schenectady, NY
Acceptable:
Glenville, Scotia
Unacceptable:
East Glenville, Schdy, Stoodley Corners

Stats and Demographics for the 12302 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12302 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12302 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12302 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,582
Population Density 652 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,968
Median Home Value $183,800
Land Area 42.33 sq mi
Water Area 1.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,439
Median Household Income $66,021

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7408459229266416547328168961,1031,0481,039865660420370332330
Female6227788498095766747608249851,2091,1481,095891727512550472762
Total1,3621,6231,7711,7351,2171,3281,4921,6401,8812,3122,1962,1341,7561,3879329208041,092

Gender

 Male 13,339 48%
 Female 14,243 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,402 95.7%
 Black Or African American 294 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 403 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 109 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 346 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner608111,5032,1131,9231,220824413
Renter152419391431383271307218
Total2121,2301,8942,5442,3061,4911,131631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,103 53%
 Single Guardian 1,458 13%
 Singles 3,256 28%
 Singles With Roommate 622 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,115 71%
 Households with Kids 3,324 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male137141157172174173183159156176182193167204210185206171154140
Female11611813713415014415416416615215417916420019617518314011585
Total253259294306324317337323322328336372331404406360389311269225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12302 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12302 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 12302 real estate data, the median home value of $183,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12302 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12302 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12302 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,063 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 443 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,146 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,721 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,572 21%
 Households Vacant 529 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 175 33.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 3.0%
 For Sale Only 99 18.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 12.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 152 28.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 87 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,045 42%
 2 Bedroom 777 31%
 3+ Bedroom 588 24%
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 $66,021 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12302 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 12302 can expect to fall in that range. 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 9,210 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,797 26%
 No Earnings 7,262 33%
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 9,210 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,797 26%
 No Earnings 7,262 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,363 93.1%
 Public transportation 115 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 485 3.7%
 Worked at Home 299 2.3%
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 477 5%
 High School Graduate 4,183 45%
 Associate's degree 1,482 16%
 Bachelor's degree 1,857 20%
 Master's degree 996 11%
 Professional school degree 171 2%
 Doctorate degree 189 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,505 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 462 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 285 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12302

ZIP Code 12302 is in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12302.

Pashley Elementary School
30 Pashley Rd
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District
Glendaal School
774 Sacandaga Rd
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotia-Glenville Central School District
Lincoln School
40 Albion St
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotia-Glenville Central School District
Sacandaga School
300 Wren St
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotia-Glenville Central School District
Scotia-Glenville Middle School
10 Prestige Pky
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scotia-Glenville Central School District
Glen-Worden Elementary School
30 Worden Rd
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scotia-Glenville Central School District
Scotia-Glenville Senior High School
1 Tartan Way
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scotia-Glenville Central School District
Oak Hill School
39 Charlton Rd
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mekeel Christian School
36-38 Sacandaga Rd
Scotia, NY 12302
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Crossroads Center for Children
547 Saratoga Rd
Glenville, NY 12302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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