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ZIP Code 12936

Primary City:Essex, NY (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (10:15pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.27, -73.40
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12936

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12936. 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 12936. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12936, 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:
Essex, NY
Acceptable:
Whallonsburg

Stats and Demographics for the 12936 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12936 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 12936 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 single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12936 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 599
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 539
Median Home Value $163,700
Land Area 30.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 276
Median Household Income $57,639

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1415191315151220142334272024211343
Female17141358179211426243121172114129
Total312932182332214128495858414142271612

Gender

 Male 306 51%
 Female 293 49%
Gender

Race

 White 591 98.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26275451493011
Renter212699530
Total418336360543311

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 135 49%
 Single Guardian 23 8%
 Singles 93 34%
 Singles With Roommate 25 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 220 80%
 Households with Kids 56 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23332307332761033525
Female24621612460232022011
Total47953919792993055536

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12936 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12936 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12936 real estate data, the median home value of $163,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12936 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12936 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12936 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 599 100%
 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 114 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 9%
 Households Vacant 263 49%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 3.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 15 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 216 82.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 8.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 18%
 2 Bedroom 4 12%
 3+ Bedroom 24 71%
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 $57,639 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12936 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. Most commuters in 12936 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 153 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 191 35%
 No Earnings 197 36%
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 153 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 191 35%
 No Earnings 197 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 251 86%
 Public transportation 3 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 5%
 Worked at Home 23 8%
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 32 16%
 High School Graduate 60 30%
 Associate's degree 23 11%
 Bachelor's degree 60 30%
 Master's degree 19 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 7 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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