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ZIP Code 12427

Primary City:Elka Park, NY (View All Cities)
County: Greene County
Timezone: Eastern (1:04pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.15, -74.13
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12427

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12427. 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 12427. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12427, 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:
Elka Park, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12427 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12427 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 12427 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12427 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 576
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 378
Median Home Value $415,500
Land Area 41.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 149
Median Household Income $110,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male131925208181515162325192084652
Female9263227222017141529262019127776
Total22455747303832293152513939201113128

Gender

 Male 261 45%
 Female 315 55%
Gender

Race

 White 510 88.5%
 Black Or African American 33 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 8 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 13 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner191533391492
Renter07475130
Total11619404415122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 45%
 Single Guardian 23 15%
 Singles 49 33%
 Singles With Roommate 10 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 110 74%
 Households with Kids 39 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male33503252765644652251
Female23012375928769683826
Total56515512716813131013121351077

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12427 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12427 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12427 real estate data, the median home value of $415,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12427. Rentals in 12427 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12427 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 340 59%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 236 41%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 67 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 55 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 7%
 Households Vacant 229 61%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 193 84%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $110,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12427 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 12427 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12427 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12427 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 152 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 4%
 No Earnings 245 59%
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 152 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 4%
 No Earnings 245 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 115 79%
 Public transportation 7 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 16%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 12 6%
 High School Graduate 117 60%
 Associate's degree 23 12%
 Bachelor's degree 38 20%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 4 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 86 46%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 50%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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