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ZIP Code 12542

Primary City:Marlboro, NY (View All Cities)
County: Ulster County
Timezone: Eastern (1:00pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.61, -74.00
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12542. 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 12542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12542, 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:
Marlboro, NY
Unacceptable:
Marlborough

Stats and Demographics for the 12542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12542 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 12542 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12542 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,913
Population Density 413 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,436
Median Home Value $273,100
Land Area 14.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,236
Median Household Income $62,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15818220220516715415416821528925817217713683685041
Female17418819922215014517118122627625218716914690888090
Total332370401427317299325349441565510359346282173156130131

Gender

 Male 2,879 49%
 Female 3,034 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,285 89.4%
 Black Or African American 253 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 58 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 168 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 139 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner610128141534020013952
Renter3613712516674735437
Total4223840658141427319389

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,190 53%
 Single Guardian 370 17%
 Singles 533 24%
 Singles With Roommate 143 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,475 66%
 Households with Kids 761 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3535323142292651345039393143423146483835
Female2631284538354335373539363554574450314030
Total6166607680646986718578756697997596797865

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12542 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12542 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12542 real estate data, the median home value of $273,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12542 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12542 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,894 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,060 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 474 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 702 29%
 Households Vacant 200 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 32 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 10%
 For Migrant Workers 34 17%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 4%
 1 Bedroom 171 24%
 2 Bedroom 249 34%
 3+ Bedroom 279 38%
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 $62,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12542 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. Most commuters in 12542 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,814 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,293 27%
 No Earnings 1,758 36%
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 1,814 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,293 27%
 No Earnings 1,758 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,415 88%
 Public transportation 129 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 2%
 Worked at Home 127 5%
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 261 14%
 High School Graduate 1,042 54%
 Associate's degree 147 8%
 Bachelor's degree 330 17%
 Master's degree 109 6%
 Professional school degree 21 1%
 Doctorate degree 23 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,081 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 126 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12542

ZIP Code 12542 is in the Marlboro Central School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12542.

Marlboro Middle School
1375route 9w
Marlboro, NY 12542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marlboro Central School District
Marlboro Elementary School
1380route 9w
Marlboro, NY 12542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marlboro Central School District
Marlboro Central High School
50 Cross Rd
Marlboro, NY 12542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marlboro Central School District

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