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ZIP Code 12821

Primary City:Comstock, NY (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (7:18pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.46, -73.40
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12821. 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 12821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12821, 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:
Comstock, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12821 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 12821 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12821 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,750
Population Density 496 people per sq mi
Housing Units 141
Median Home Value $127,900
Land Area 5.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119
Median Household Income $29,728

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male86725149434929327830625816789422111923
Female13511138115711131361589341
Total211118264502360298285317271180955729201264

Gender

 Male 2,594 94%
 Female 156 6%
Gender

Race

 White 1,048 38.1%
 Black Or African American 1,499 54.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.8%
 Asian 14 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 162 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1101723221873
Renter43232220
Total5131926242093

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 59 50%
 Single Guardian 28 24%
 Singles 22 18%
 Singles With Roommate 10 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 84 71%
 Households with Kids 35 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41200150000214243086129183
Female13433011042014221172
Total54633161042228463187136185

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12821 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12821 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 12821 real estate data, the median home value of $127,900 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 12821. Rentals in 12821 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 317 12%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,433 88%
 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 58 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 43 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 13%
 Households Vacant 22 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 4 13%
 3+ Bedroom 27 87%
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 $29,728 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12821 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. 12821 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. A higher percentage of people in 12821 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12821 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 53 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 10%
 No Earnings 1,850 87%
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 53 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 10%
 No Earnings 1,850 87%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 35 47%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 33%
 Worked at Home 15 20%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 403 29.3%
 High School Graduate 813 59.0%
 Associate's degree 122 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 34 2.5%
 Master's degree 5 0.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 44 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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