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ZIP Code 12742

Primary City:Harris, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Thompson
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: Eastern (11:14am)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.72, -74.73
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12742. 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 12742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12742, 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:
Harris, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12742 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 12742 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 181
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 131
Median Home Value $535,700
Land Area 2.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 79
Median Household Income $59,271

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male67396292411841233011
Female745446466898853120
Total1311813108138101917122086131

Gender

 Male 91 50%
 Female 90 50%
Gender

Race

 White 148 81.8%
 Black Or African American 20 11.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner04511151020
Renter58397000
Total512820221020

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 37 47%
 Single Guardian 11 14%
 Singles 24 30%
 Singles With Roommate 7 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 56 71%
 Households with Kids 23 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11312031102001234000
Female02210110201103010303
Total13522141303104244303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12742 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12742 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 12742 real estate data, the median home value of $535,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12742. Rentals in 12742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 181 100%
 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 21 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 26 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 32 24%
 Households Vacant 52 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 60%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 33%
 2 Bedroom 8 19%
 3+ Bedroom 21 49%
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 $59,271 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12742 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, 12742 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. More commuters in 12742 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 85 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 9%
 No Earnings 104 50%
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 85 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 9%
 No Earnings 104 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 74 100%
 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, 12742 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 68 81%
 Associate's degree 9 11%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 2 2%
 Professional school degree 5 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 113 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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