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ZIP Code 12779

Primary City:South Fallsburg, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fallsburg
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: Eastern (9:00pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.70, -74.63
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12779. 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 12779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12779, 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:
South Fallsburg, NY
Acceptable:
S Fallsburg

Stats and Demographics for the 12779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12779 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 12779 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12779 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,460
Population Density 287 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,489
Median Home Value $185,800
Land Area 8.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 907
Median Household Income $41,840

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1231009184941108988858170835529321758
Female11580769697106836568959064644521201714
Total2381801671801912161721531531761601471197453372222

Gender

 Male 1,244 51%
 Female 1,216 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,463 59.5%
 Black Or African American 386 15.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 1.2%
 Asian 21 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.3%
 Other Race 417 17.0%
 Two Or More Races 136 5.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner324357277482614
Renter531501281269042145
Total56174163198167904019

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 313 35%
 Single Guardian 249 27%
 Singles 267 29%
 Singles With Roommate 78 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 541 60%
 Households with Kids 366 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2124301320142618222123201215152220151231
Female202627201719720171713201412201822162017
Total4150573337333338393836402627354042313248

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12779 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12779 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 12779 real estate data, the median home value of $185,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12779. Rentals in 12779 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,447 99.5%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 191 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 108 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 608 41%
 Households Vacant 582 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 19 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 424 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 5%
 1 Bedroom 142 30%
 2 Bedroom 137 29%
 3+ Bedroom 179 37%
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 $41,840 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12779 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. ZIP code 12779 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 12779 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 493 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 526 38%
 No Earnings 349 26%
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 493 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 526 38%
 No Earnings 349 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 614 76%
 Public transportation 83 10%
 Taxicab 15 2%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 9%
 Worked at Home 23 3%
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 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 243 42%
 High School Graduate 216 37%
 Associate's degree 22 4%
 Bachelor's degree 5 1%
 Master's degree 58 10%
 Professional school degree 34 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 374 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12779

ZIP Code 12779 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12779.

Fallsburg Cheder School/Bais Yaakov
84 Laurel Park Rd
South Fallsburg, NY 12779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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