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ZIP Code 12887

Primary City:Whitehall, NY (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (9:00pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -73.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12887

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12887. 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 12887. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12887, 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:
Whitehall, NY
Unacceptable:
Dresden Station, Low Hampton

Stats and Demographics for the 12887 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12887 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 12887 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 a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12887 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,972
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,391
Median Home Value $95,300
Land Area 83.68 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,997
Median Household Income $45,098

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15414617316715415216114218020217920017012778665226
Female126143162160136160122143188185184169150113106795958
Total28028933532729031228328536838736336932024018414511184

Gender

 Male 2,529 51%
 Female 2,443 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,800 96.5%
 Black Or African American 20 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 22 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 69 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1812622228834221516040
Renter4312711412267563918
Total6125333641040927119958

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 944 47%
 Single Guardian 365 18%
 Singles 518 26%
 Singles With Roommate 170 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,382 69%
 Households with Kids 615 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2831273632222540274033273835293435353430
Female1534242734312724272732283837323630283429
Total4365516366535264546765557672617065636859

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12887 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12887 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12887 real estate data, the median home value of $95,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12887 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12887 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12887 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,972 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 810 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 601 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 586 25%
 Households Vacant 394 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 18.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 58 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 143 36.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 28.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 153 21%
 2 Bedroom 246 34%
 3+ Bedroom 308 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 $45,098 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12887 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12887 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,319 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,085 23%
 No Earnings 2,384 50%
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 1,319 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,085 23%
 No Earnings 2,384 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,850 89.8%
 Public transportation 17 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 5.4%
 Worked at Home 72 3.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 494 21.0%
 High School Graduate 1,514 64.4%
 Associate's degree 79 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 165 7.0%
 Master's degree 80 3.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 785 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 0.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12887

ZIP Code 12887 is in the Whitehall Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12887.

Whitehall Elementary School
99 Buckley Rd
Whitehall, NY 12887
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Whitehall Central School District
Whitehall Junior-Senior High School
87 Buckley Rd
Whitehall, NY 12887
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Whitehall Central School District

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