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ZIP Code 12526

Primary City:Germantown, NY (View All Cities)
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Eastern (7:00am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.13, -73.86
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12526

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12526. 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 12526. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12526, 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:
Germantown, NY
Unacceptable:
Cheviot, Clermont, Linlithgo

Stats and Demographics for the 12526 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12526 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 12526 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12526 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,686
Population Density 115 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,862
Median Home Value $262,300
Land Area 32.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,502
Median Household Income $60,430

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1029111612110810782891231691871301138878694727
Female72939513110780821021091751751371279290705349
Total17418421125221518716419123234436226724018016813910076

Gender

 Male 1,847 50%
 Female 1,839 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,532 95.8%
 Black Or African American 28 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 29 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner65115730524317912439
Renter3778727243384117
Total4312922937728621716556

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 725 48%
 Single Guardian 223 15%
 Singles 404 27%
 Singles With Roommate 150 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,085 72%
 Households with Kids 417 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2320192713171917252123182925272325242222
Female911251313171919251324212314282228233027
Total3231444026343836503447395239554553475249

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12526 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12526 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12526 real estate data, the median home value of $262,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12526. Rentals in 12526 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12526 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,619 98%
 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 67 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 681 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 423 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 398 21%
 Households Vacant 360 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 11.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 32 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 209 58.1%
 For Migrant Workers 10 2.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 16.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 99 29%
 2 Bedroom 102 30%
 3+ Bedroom 138 41%
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 $60,430 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12526 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. 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 12526 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 1,276 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 729 24%
 No Earnings 994 33%
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 1,276 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 729 24%
 No Earnings 994 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,598 87%
 Public transportation 40 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 4%
 Worked at Home 131 7%
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 140 11%
 High School Graduate 650 51%
 Associate's degree 68 5%
 Bachelor's degree 220 17%
 Master's degree 127 10%
 Professional school degree 24 2%
 Doctorate degree 40 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 506 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 103 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12526

ZIP Code 12526 is in the Germantown Central School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12526.

Germantown Central School
123 Main St
Germantown, NY 12526
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Germantown Central School District
Germantown Elementary School
123 Main St
Germantown, NY 12526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Germantown Central School District
Germantown Junior-Senior High School
123 Main St
Germantown, NY 12526
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Germantown Central School District

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