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ZIP Code 12603

Primary City:Poughkeepsie, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: La Grange
County: Dutchess County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.67, -73.86
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12603. 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 12603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12603, 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
Acceptable:
Arlington

Stats and Demographics for the 12603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12603 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 12603 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,810
Population Density 1,324 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,411
Median Home Value $267,600
Land Area 32.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,593
Median Household Income $80,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1191,2871,5001,8501,5271,0941,1031,1481,4521,6771,6931,3421,093767640565354309
Female1,1191,2031,4561,8851,7711,0751,1511,3171,6001,8871,6721,4641,192956792664558528
Total2,2382,4902,9563,7353,2982,1692,2542,4653,0523,5643,3652,8062,2851,7231,4321,229912837

Gender

 Male 20,520 48%
 Female 22,290 52%
Gender

Race

 White 33,439 78.1%
 Black Or African American 4,367 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 133 0.3%
 Asian 2,313 5.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 1,266 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,277 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner468642,0433,0802,4821,6311,223438
Renter27591579378148925118597
Total3211,7792,8363,8612,9711,8821,408535

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,519 55%
 Single Guardian 2,375 15%
 Singles 3,795 24%
 Singles With Roommate 904 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,350 66%
 Households with Kids 5,243 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male211219232245243254272262256295284292306323333310379391437430
Female195227247221219268198251267273285306286306334316308417510514
Total406446479466462522470513523568569598592629667626687808947944

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12603 has a small 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 12603 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 12603 real estate data, the median home value of $267,600 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 12603. Rentals in 12603 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 12603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,578 94.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 156 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,745 4.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 331 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,361 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,446 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,786 23%
 Households Vacant 818 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 286 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 190 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,437 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,571 40%
 3+ Bedroom 868 22%
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 $80,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12603 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 12603 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,756 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,149 29%
 No Earnings 10,357 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 14,756 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,149 29%
 No Earnings 10,357 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,325 85.1%
 Public transportation 712 3.3%
 Taxicab 115 0.5%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,392 6.5%
 Worked at Home 978 4.5%
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 990 7%
 High School Graduate 5,571 41%
 Associate's degree 1,343 10%
 Bachelor's degree 3,401 25%
 Master's degree 1,720 13%
 Professional school degree 338 2%
 Doctorate degree 324 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,641 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,164 14.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 523 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12603

ZIP Code 12603 is in the Arlington Central School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12603.

Arthur S May School
25 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington Central School District
Arlington Middle School
601 Dutchess Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Arlington Central School District
Noxon Road Elementary School
4 Old Noxon Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington Central School District
Overlook Primary School
11 Mapleview Rd Ext
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington Central School District
Titusville Intermediate
128 Meadow Ln
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington Central School District
Hagan School
42 Hagan Dr
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spackenkill Union Free School District
Orville a Todd Middle School
11 Croft Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Spackenkill Union Free School District
G W Krieger School
265 Hooker Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Poughkeepsie Middle School
55 College Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Kinry Road Elementary School
58 Kinry Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wappingers Central School District
Vassar Road Elementary School
174 Vassar Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wappingers Central School District
Spackenkill High School
112 Spackenkill Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Spackenkill Union Free School District
Poughkeepsie High School
70 Forbus St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
St Martin De Porres School
122 Cedar Valley Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Trinity School
20 Springside Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Lourdes High School
131 Boardman Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Oakwood Friends School
22 Spackenkill Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Poughkeepsie Seventh-Day Adventist Elementary Scho
71 Mitchell Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian Academy
254 Spackenkill Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Poughkeepsie Day School
260 Boardman Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hawk Meadow Montessori School
488 Freedom Plains Rd Ste 141
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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