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ZIP Code 12492

Primary City:West Kill, NY (View All Cities)
County: Greene County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.18, -74.34
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12492

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12492. 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 12492. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12492, 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:
West Kill, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12492 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12492 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 12492 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12492 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 271
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 298
Median Home Value $272,000
Land Area 38.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 123
Median Household Income $52,212

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3337754357201012155751
Female58997276412121512178682
Total8111216147119919322524321313133

Gender

 Male 122 45%
 Female 149 55%
Gender

Race

 White 265 97.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner027212531122
Renter13282340
Total159292734162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 59 48%
 Single Guardian 17 14%
 Singles 39 32%
 Singles With Roommate 8 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 101 82%
 Households with Kids 22 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02000201020010101321
Female31010321221132132211
Total33010522241142233532

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12492 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12492 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12492 real estate data, the median home value of $272,000 is 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 12492. Rentals in 12492 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12492 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 271 100%
 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 45 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 55 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 8%
 Households Vacant 175 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 6 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 145 82.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 12.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 50%
 3+ Bedroom 5 50%
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 $52,212 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12492 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. Residents in ZIP code 12492 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 12492 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. However, that is not the case in 12492. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 94 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 77 24%
 No Earnings 144 46%
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 94 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 77 24%
 No Earnings 144 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 116 77%
 Public transportation 10 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 25 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 14 9%
 High School Graduate 107 70%
 Associate's degree 12 8%
 Bachelor's degree 17 11%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 32 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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