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ZIP Code 12561

Primary City:New Paltz, NY (View All Cities)
County: Ulster County
Timezone: Eastern (3:43pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.8, -74.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12561. 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 12561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12561, 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 Paltz, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12561 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 12561 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12561 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,308
Population Density 308 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,733
Median Home Value $298,100
Land Area 59.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,132
Median Household Income $66,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3504094651,0371,370477404399483584566502476327200178123123
Female3203854221,4801,969451372455535592578514494387219236200226
Total6707948872,5173,3399287768541,0181,1761,1441,016970714419414323349

Gender

 Male 8,473 46%
 Female 9,835 54%
Gender

Race

 White 15,746 86.0%
 Black Or African American 914 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.3%
 Asian 672 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 430 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 486 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner261896111,020939603357147
Renter7034753092902281086958
Total7296649201,3101,167711426205

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,634 43%
 Single Guardian 753 12%
 Singles 1,742 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,003 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,509 74%
 Households with Kids 1,623 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6464877880728483909891116827810182112295447387
Female63705373667789619278927778979587113478707693
Total1271341401511461491731441821761831931601751961692257731,1541,080

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12561 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12561 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 12561 real estate data, the median home value of $298,100 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 12561. Rentals in 12561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,969 81.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 82 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,720 14.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 531 2.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,640 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,252 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,240 33%
 Households Vacant 601 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 54 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 282 47%
 For Migrant Workers 20 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 109 4%
 1 Bedroom 787 32%
 2 Bedroom 947 38%
 3+ Bedroom 653 26%
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 $66,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12561 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 12561 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12561 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 4,484 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,847 43%
 No Earnings 4,607 29%
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 4,484 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,847 43%
 No Earnings 4,607 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,050 74.3%
 Public transportation 236 2.9%
 Taxicab 16 0.2%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,210 14.9%
 Worked at Home 613 7.5%
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 338 7%
 High School Graduate 1,883 39%
 Associate's degree 408 8%
 Bachelor's degree 956 20%
 Master's degree 817 17%
 Professional school degree 203 4%
 Doctorate degree 206 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,862 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 237 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12561

ZIP Code 12561 is in the Ulster Boces School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12561.

Ulster Boces
175 Rte 32 North
New Paltz, NY 12561
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ulster Boces School District
Lenape Elementary School
1 Eugene L Brown Dr
New Paltz, NY 12561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Paltz Central School District
Duzine School
196 Main St
New Paltz, NY 12561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Paltz Central School District
New Paltz Middle School
196 Main St
New Paltz, NY 12561
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Paltz Central School District
New Paltz Senior High School
S Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Paltz Central School District
Mountain Laurel Waldorf School
16 S Chestnut St
New Paltz, NY 12561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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