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ZIP Code 12494

Primary City:West Shokan, NY (View All Cities)
County: Ulster County
Timezone: Eastern (5:01am)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.96, -74.29
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12494

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12494. 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 12494. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12494, 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 Shokan, NY
Unacceptable:
W Shokan

Stats and Demographics for the 12494 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12494 is located in southeast 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 12494 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12494 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 764
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 489
Median Home Value $252,700
Land Area 18.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 353
Median Household Income $66,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male71422202310720284531423724201584
Female713192712910202734344543322313109
Total142741473519174055796587805643281813

Gender

 Male 377 49%
 Female 387 51%
Gender

Race

 White 739 96.7%
 Black Or African American 7 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1536708359308
Renter4691515831
Total51145859867339

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 178 50%
 Single Guardian 29 8%
 Singles 111 31%
 Singles With Roommate 35 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 282 80%
 Households with Kids 71 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12303234253536266157
Female21122312527523555842
Total334255467710105971111999

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12494 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12494 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12494 real estate data, the median home value of $252,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12494. Rentals in 12494 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12494 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 764 100%
 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 168 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 124 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 12%
 Households Vacant 136 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 5 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 78.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 14.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 23 100%
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 $66,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12494 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 12494 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 12494 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 226 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 468 52%
 No Earnings 199 22%
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 226 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 468 52%
 No Earnings 199 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 446 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 69 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 33 12%
 High School Graduate 170 60%
 Associate's degree 16 6%
 Bachelor's degree 44 16%
 Master's degree 8 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 12 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 103 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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