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ZIP Code 12865

Primary City:Salem, NY (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (2:45am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -73.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12865

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12865. 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 12865. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12865, 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:
Salem, NY
Acceptable:
E Greenwich, East Greenwich
Unacceptable:
Belcher, East Hebron, West Hebron

Stats and Demographics for the 12865 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12865 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 12865 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12865 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,663
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,819
Median Home Value $135,800
Land Area 72.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,485
Median Household Income $53,250

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
Male901111131459290899713313818014311910683523828
Female74108124108928392931311801601271299980545230
Total1642192372531841731811902643183402702482051631069058

Gender

 Male 1,847 50%
 Female 1,816 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,540 96.6%
 Black Or African American 48 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 17 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 45 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner118517430426121612130
Renter216181473119167
Total3214625535129223513737

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 803 54%
 Single Guardian 239 16%
 Singles 346 23%
 Singles With Roommate 97 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,073 72%
 Households with Kids 412 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1712242027162124231720242626243027412319
Female1219141520252821142320272727332015261411
Total2931383547414945374040515353575042673730

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12865 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12865 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12865 real estate data, the median home value of $135,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12865 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12865 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12865 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,653 99.7%
 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 10 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 726 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 476 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 283 16%
 Households Vacant 334 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 30 9.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 210 62.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 19.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 62 22%
 2 Bedroom 87 31%
 3+ Bedroom 126 45%
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 $53,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12865 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. However, that is not the case in 12865. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,211 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 797 27%
 No Earnings 893 31%
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 1,211 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 797 27%
 No Earnings 893 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,516 89.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 84 4.9%
 Worked at Home 96 5.6%
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 150 12.6%
 High School Graduate 633 53.0%
 Associate's degree 151 12.6%
 Bachelor's degree 156 13.1%
 Master's degree 94 7.9%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 602 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12865

ZIP Code 12865 is in the Salem Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12865.

Salem Elementary School
41 East Broadway
Salem, NY 12865
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem Central School District
Salem High School
41 East Broadway
Salem, NY 12865
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salem Central School District

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