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ZIP Code 12720

Primary City:Bethel, NY (View All Cities)
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: Eastern (11:07am)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.67, -74.89
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12720. 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 12720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12720, 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:
Bethel, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12720 is located in south 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 12720 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12720 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 172
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 151
Median Home Value $121,200
Land Area 12.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 77
Median Household Income $78,538

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male353452426758747712
Female42261061355671067145
Total775101585511121115171014857

Gender

 Male 82 48%
 Female 90 52%
Gender

Race

 White 158 91.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0349181295
Renter42440201
Total45813181496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 43%
 Single Guardian 14 18%
 Singles 24 31%
 Singles With Roommate 6 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 63 82%
 Households with Kids 14 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11102111010011200111
Female01110101011000110312
Total12212212021011310423

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12720 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12720 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 12720 real estate data, the median home value of $121,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12720 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 172 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 32 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 28 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 11%
 Households Vacant 74 49%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 85%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 70%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 23 30%
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 $78,538 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12720 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12720 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12720 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 164 71%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 10%
 No Earnings 45 19%
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 164 71%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 10%
 No Earnings 45 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 186 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12720 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 80 68%
 Associate's degree 3 3%
 Bachelor's degree 34 29%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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