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ZIP Code 12601

Primary City:Poughkeepsie, NY (View All Cities)
County: Dutchess County
Timezone: Eastern (11:05am)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.7, -73.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12601. 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 12601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12601, 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:
Poughkeepsie, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12601 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12601 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,398
Population Density 2,308 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,530
Median Home Value $230,300
Land Area 18.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,765
Median Household Income $42,411

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4841,2941,2781,9992,5641,6261,4021,1571,3561,4611,3691,102854640485399285259
Female1,2921,2481,2282,2062,6661,6031,3641,1891,3411,4451,4001,1751,082751628565513688
Total2,7762,5422,5064,2055,2303,2292,7662,3462,6972,9062,7692,2771,9361,3911,113964798947

Gender

 Male 21,014 48%
 Female 22,384 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,369 58.5%
 Black Or African American 11,556 26.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 304 0.7%
 Asian 1,260 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 3,040 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,849 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner596121,0951,6611,383903670240
Renter9512,1031,5871,6281,207754551361
Total1,0102,7152,6823,2892,5901,6571,221601

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,131 33%
 Single Guardian 3,765 24%
 Singles 5,373 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,496 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,823 69%
 Households with Kids 4,942 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male272306300284247245261242299240259262256261267267295504666681
Female244254238266254241258250245241227249260251251255289594817787
Total5165605385505014865194925444814865115165125185225841,0981,4831,468

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12601 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12601 real estate data, the median home value of $230,300 is slightly higher than average 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 12601. Rentals in 12601 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 12601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,644 89.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 591 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 68 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 540 1.2%
 Other Institutional 120 0.3%
 College Student Housing 2,914 6.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 521 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,654 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,969 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,142 52%
 Households Vacant 1,765 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 987 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 2%
 For Sale Only 216 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 425 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 669 7%
 1 Bedroom 3,298 36%
 2 Bedroom 3,227 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,919 21%
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 $42,411 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12601 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. Residents in ZIP code 12601 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 12601 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 12601 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 12,144 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,047 32%
 No Earnings 11,204 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 12,144 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,047 32%
 No Earnings 11,204 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,666 75.5%
 Public transportation 1,224 6.8%
 Taxicab 314 1.7%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,980 10.9%
 Worked at Home 895 4.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,430 20%
 High School Graduate 6,413 52%
 Associate's degree 1,021 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,461 12%
 Master's degree 613 5%
 Professional school degree 242 2%
 Doctorate degree 222 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,375 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 728 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 558 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12601

ZIP Code 12601 is in the Dutchess Boces School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12601.

Dutchess Boces
5 Boces Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dutchess Boces School District
Nassau School
7 Nassau Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spackenkill Union Free School District
Violet Avenue School
191 Violet Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hyde Park Central School District
Warring Magnet Academy of Science and Technology
283 Mansion St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Gov George Clinton School
100 Montgomery St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Morse Young Magnet School
101 Mansion St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Columbus School
12 South Perry St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Oak Grove Elementary School
40 Kerr Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wappingers Central School District
Tabernacle Christian Academy
155 Academy St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Peter School
12 Father Cody Dr
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Abilities First
230 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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