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ZIP Code 12459

Primary City:New Kingston, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Middletown
County: Delaware County
Timezone: Eastern (9:14pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.20, -74.65
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12459

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12459. 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 12459. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12459, 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:
New Kingston, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12459 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12459 is located in central 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 12459 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12459 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 161
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 181
Median Home Value $140,600
Land Area 7.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 85
Median Household Income $73,933

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10641301788126126223
Female02552250341091093163
Total1211935511012182116219386

Gender

 Male 82 51%
 Female 79 49%
Gender

Race

 White 154 95.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10617232054
Renter02211210
Total12818242264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 39 46%
 Single Guardian 6 7%
 Singles 34 40%
 Singles With Roommate 6 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 73 86%
 Households with Kids 12 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

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Male00010000011031001210
Female00000101011012022100
Total00010101022043023310

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12459 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12459 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12459 real estate data, the median home value of $140,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12459 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 161 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 48 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 28 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 5%
 Households Vacant 96 53%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 91%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $73,933 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12459 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 12459 is unusual in that "Worked at Home" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 12459 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 12459 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 12459 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 65 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 115 64%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 65 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 115 64%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 44 34%
 Public transportation 21 16%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 64 50%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12459 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 23 22%
 Associate's degree 31 29%
 Bachelor's degree 41 39%
 Master's degree 11 10%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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