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ZIP Code 12901

Primary City:Plattsburgh, NY (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Eastern (9:03pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -73.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12901. 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 12901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12901, 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:
Plattsburgh, NY
Unacceptable:
Beekmantown, South Plattsburgh

Stats and Demographics for the 12901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12901 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 12901 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12901 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,439
Population Density 440 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,456
Median Home Value $134,500
Land Area 75.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,331
Median Household Income $43,010

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8077868221,5342,4341,2069798669061,1041,063936875586457394278176
Female7957327341,7612,4391,1258688428951,1601,1691,019970688584519462468
Total1,6021,5181,5563,2954,8732,3311,8471,7081,8012,2642,2321,9551,8451,2741,041913740644

Gender

 Male 16,209 48%
 Female 17,230 52%
Gender

Race

 White 30,745 91.9%
 Black Or African American 960 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.4%
 Asian 637 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 275 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 678 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner856681,0931,6921,6681,096737180
Renter1,2331,462855964663409366160
Total1,3182,1301,9482,6562,3311,5051,103340

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,888 37%
 Single Guardian 2,253 17%
 Singles 4,356 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,834 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,052 75%
 Households with Kids 3,279 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male130185158164161160156168141176158151164173177162194389612617
Female151162164164140167136136153145130149167143154145206551705676
Total2813473223283013272923042943212883003313163313074009401,3171,293

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12901 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12901 real estate data, the median home value of $134,500 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 12901. Rentals in 12901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,775 89.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 236 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 431 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,899 8.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 91 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,486 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,733 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,112 42%
 Households Vacant 1,125 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 343 30.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.6%
 For Sale Only 134 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 352 31.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 246 21.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 464 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,390 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,723 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,473 24%
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 $43,010 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12901 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 12901 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 12901 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 9,716 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,263 33%
 No Earnings 9,243 33%
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 9,716 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,263 33%
 No Earnings 9,243 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,493 84.0%
 Public transportation 85 0.6%
 Taxicab 203 1.4%
 Motorcycle 38 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,579 10.6%
 Worked at Home 476 3.2%
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 1,434 14%
 High School Graduate 5,099 51%
 Associate's degree 757 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,493 15%
 Master's degree 640 6%
 Professional school degree 283 3%
 Doctorate degree 239 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,046 84.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 366 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 369 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12901

ZIP Code 12901 is in the Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington Boces School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12901.

Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington Boces
1585 Military Turnpike
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington Boces School District
Bailey Avenue School
50 Bailey Ave
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plattsburgh City School District
Arthur P Momot Elementary School
60 Monty St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plattsburgh City School District
Oak Street School
108 Oak St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plattsburgh City School District
Stafford Middle School
15 Broad St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plattsburgh City School District
Plattsburgh Senior High School
1 Clifford Dr
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plattsburgh City School District
Lakeshore Christian School
4635 State Route 9
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Life Christian Academy
164 Prospect Ave
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Seton Academy
23 St Charles St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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