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ZIP Code 12809

Primary City:Argyle, NY (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (7:11am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -73.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12809

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12809. 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 12809. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12809, 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:
Argyle, NY
Unacceptable:
North Argyle, South Argyle

Stats and Demographics for the 12809 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12809 is located in east 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 12809 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 12809 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,528
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,759
Median Home Value $157,500
Land Area 50.62 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,330
Median Household Income $61,168

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male911011081389275819214117315113310510072403932
Female8311498119747080115135153153147978581405169
Total1742152062571661451612072763263042802021851538090101

Gender

 Male 1,764 50%
 Female 1,764 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,452 97.8%
 Black Or African American 12 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 20 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9782063102431858428
Renter15394140211696
Total241172473502642019334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 773 58%
 Single Guardian 196 15%
 Singles 276 21%
 Singles With Roommate 85 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 928 70%
 Households with Kids 402 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1416261310153427151426222125343125242423
Female1817151421182121331919171528292025242117
Total3233412731335548483345393653635150484540

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12809 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12809 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12809 real estate data, the median home value of $157,500 is slightly less than average 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 12809. Rentals in 12809 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12809 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,411 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 107 3.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 702 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 441 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 187 11%
 Households Vacant 429 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 365 85%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 6%
 1 Bedroom 40 25%
 2 Bedroom 92 56%
 3+ Bedroom 22 13%
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 $61,168 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12809 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 12809 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. However, that is not the case in 12809. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,306 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 696 24%
 No Earnings 954 32%
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 1,306 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 696 24%
 No Earnings 954 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,523 85.8%
 Public transportation 16 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 3.2%
 Worked at Home 176 9.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 175 13%
 High School Graduate 826 63%
 Associate's degree 107 8%
 Bachelor's degree 113 9%
 Master's degree 64 5%
 Professional school degree 29 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 525 93.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 2.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12809

ZIP Code 12809 is in the Argyle Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12809.

Argyle Elementary School
5023 Stateroute 40
Argyle, NY 12809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Argyle Central School District
Argyle Junior/Senior High School
5023 Stateroute 40
Argyle, NY 12809
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Argyle Central School District

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