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ZIP Code 12307

Primary City:Schenectady, NY (View All Cities)
County: Schenectady County
Timezone: Eastern (11:38am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.80, -73.94
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12307

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12307. 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 12307. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12307, 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 12307 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12307 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 12307 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12307 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,692
Population Density 10,795 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,387
Median Home Value $76,300
Land Area 0.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,769
Median Household Income $21,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4283343673823002162142062052582681801369950352418
Female40033734034431431828026025628024418412810869353738
Total828671707726614534494466461538512364264207119706156

Gender

 Male 3,720 48%
 Female 3,972 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,306 30.0%
 Black Or African American 3,223 41.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.9%
 Asian 313 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.4%
 Other Race 1,047 13.6%
 Two Or More Races 698 9.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15691242081361044719
Renter2054654354612881293826
Total2205345596694242338545

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 658 24%
 Single Guardian 1,052 38%
 Singles 863 31%
 Singles With Roommate 196 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,568 57%
 Households with Kids 1,201 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7593968364776061727489716667747981737555
Female8784827679696858637484635168847063646363
Total162177178159143146128119135148173134117135158149144137138118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12307 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12307 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12307 real estate data, the median home value of $76,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12307 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12307 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12307 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,677 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 15 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 518 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 204 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,047 60%
 Households Vacant 618 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 233 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 82 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 273 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 1%
 1 Bedroom 350 20%
 2 Bedroom 472 27%
 3+ Bedroom 896 51%
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 $21,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12307 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 12307 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12307 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,566 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,016 21%
 No Earnings 2,331 47%
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 1,566 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,016 21%
 No Earnings 2,331 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,521 71%
 Public transportation 386 18%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 156 7%
 Worked at Home 69 3%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 587 30%
 High School Graduate 1,161 59%
 Associate's degree 99 5%
 Bachelor's degree 30 2%
 Master's degree 72 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,938 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 392 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12307

ZIP Code 12307 is in the Schenectady City School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12307.

Martin Luther King School
918 Stanley St
Schenectady, NY 12307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schenectady City School District

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