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ZIP Code 12303

Primary City:Schenectady, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (5:08pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.75, -73.92
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12303. 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 12303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12303, 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
Unacceptable:
Schdy

Stats and Demographics for the 12303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12303 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 12303 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12303 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,857
Population Density 1,939 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,927
Median Home Value $169,300
Land Area 15.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,969
Median Household Income $61,267

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9561,0121,0531,0737877457498891,0671,1671,1321,028833541374350277235
Female8989721,0929778158348699351,1441,2871,2461,054890657488479466486
Total1,8541,9842,1452,0501,6021,5791,6181,8242,2112,4542,3782,0821,7231,198862829743721

Gender

 Male 14,268 48%
 Female 15,589 52%
Gender

Race

 White 23,822 79.8%
 Black Or African American 2,514 8.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.5%
 Asian 1,117 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 1,161 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,100 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner567471,5112,0661,8921,083873424
Renter289714650663372245239145
Total3451,4612,1612,7292,2641,3281,112569

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,747 48%
 Single Guardian 2,301 19%
 Singles 3,223 27%
 Singles With Roommate 698 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,934 66%
 Households with Kids 4,035 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male194185177216190198223207194220221193213206251250225206141164
Female158178188200181199204202186218202207244221216222230175134157
Total352363365416371397427409380438423400457427467472455381275321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12303 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12303 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12303 real estate data, the median home value of $169,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12303 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12303 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,808 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,877 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,775 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,317 26%
 Households Vacant 958 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 343 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 133 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 394 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 2%
 1 Bedroom 611 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,255 43%
 3+ Bedroom 975 34%
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 $61,267 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12303 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 12303 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 10,394 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,935 25%
 No Earnings 7,744 32%
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 10,394 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,935 25%
 No Earnings 7,744 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,165 90.6%
 Public transportation 253 1.7%
 Taxicab 69 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 499 3.4%
 Worked at Home 552 3.8%
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 994 10%
 High School Graduate 4,800 50%
 Associate's degree 946 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,649 17%
 Master's degree 797 8%
 Professional school degree 284 3%
 Doctorate degree 170 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,035 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 401 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 692 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12303

ZIP Code 12303 is in the Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12303.

Draper Middle School
2070 Curry Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District
Herman L Bradt Elementary School
2719 Hamburg St
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District
Pinewood Elementary School
901 Kings Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District
Lynnwood Elementary School
8 Regina Dr
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilderland Central School District
Pine Bush Elementary School
3437 Carman Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Guilderland Central School District
Hamilton Elementary School
1091 Webster St
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schenectady City School District
Pleasant Valley School
1097 Forest Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schenectady City School District
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elementary School
570 Lansing St
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schenectady City School District
Katherine Burr Blodgett Early Child Center
520 Bradt St
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schenectady City School District
Mohonasen Senior High School
2072 Curry Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District
Mont Pleasant Middle School
1121 Forest Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Schenectady City School District
St Madeleine Sophie School
3510 Carman Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wildwood School
2995 Curry Rd Ext
Schenectady, NY 12303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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