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ZIP Code 12604

Primary City:Poughkeepsie, NY (View All Cities)
Organization:Vassar College
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Dutchess County
Timezone: Eastern (4:38pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.686, -73.891
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12604

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12604. 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 12604. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12604, 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
Vassar College

Stats and Demographics for the 12604 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12604 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12604 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12604 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 586
Population Density 5,944 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2
Land Area 0.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 21

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


 Male 248 42%
 Female 338 58%


 White 449 77%
 Black Or African American 29 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 65 11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 6 1%
 Two Or More Races 37 6%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2 100%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 0 0%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12604 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4 0.7%
 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 582 99.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2 100%
 Renter Occupied Households 0 0%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 12604 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. Residents in ZIP code 12604 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 12604 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 12604 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 12604 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 30 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 608 79%
 No Earnings 136 18%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 30 4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 608 79%
 No Earnings 136 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9 3%
 Public transportation 17 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 221 76%
 Worked at Home 43 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12604 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 0 0%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 9 100%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12604

ZIP Code 12604 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12604.

Wimpfheimer Nursery School
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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