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ZIP Code 12861

Primary City:Putnam Station, NY (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (3:04pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.75, -73.42
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12861. 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 12861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12861, 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:
Putnam Station, NY
Acceptable:
Putnam Sta

Stats and Demographics for the 12861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12861 is located in northeast 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 12861 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12861 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 609
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 674
Median Home Value $171,200
Land Area 32.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 259
Median Household Income $55,288

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male171726164141020192815293523161321
Female6122415614108271935293218192064
Total2329503110282028464750586741353385

Gender

 Male 305 50%
 Female 304 50%
Gender

Race

 White 604 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01030407049254
Renter18854320
Total11838457452274

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 153 59%
 Single Guardian 32 12%
 Singles 61 24%
 Singles With Roommate 13 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 200 77%
 Households with Kids 59 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male43232444376490436210
Female11221241463456335221
Total54453685713981467611431

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12861 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12861 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12861 real estate data, the median home value of $171,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12861 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 607 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 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 120 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 108 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 5%
 Households Vacant 415 62%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 384 93%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 7%
 2 Bedroom 21 50%
 3+ Bedroom 18 43%
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 $55,288 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12861 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 12861 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 213 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 27%
 No Earnings 182 34%
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 213 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 145 27%
 No Earnings 182 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 263 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 1%
 Worked at Home 17 6%
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 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 34 14%
 High School Graduate 132 55%
 Associate's degree 9 4%
 Bachelor's degree 35 15%
 Master's degree 19 8%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 6 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 132 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12861

ZIP Code 12861 is in the Putnam Central School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12861.

Putnam Central School
126 Countyroute 2
Putnam Station, NY 12861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam Central School District

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