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ZIP Code 12946

Primary City:Lake Placid, NY (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:39am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.2, -74.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12946

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12946. 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 12946. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12946, 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:
Lake Placid, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12946 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12946 is located in northeast New York and covers a slightly higher 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 12946 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12946 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,492
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,694
Median Home Value $248,100
Land Area 129.45 sq mi
Water Area 4.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,409
Median Household Income $47,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12613514729215917215315115722922419817614084835543
Female11412915321014416414513616223221922416514112810089113
Total240264300502303336298287319461443422341281212183144156

Gender

 Male 2,724 50%
 Female 2,768 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,290 96.3%
 Black Or African American 34 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 84 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner109219333336325315953
Renter99232164186113755232
Total10932435751947632821185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,004 42%
 Single Guardian 300 12%
 Singles 890 37%
 Singles With Roommate 215 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,845 77%
 Households with Kids 564 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2224282725252530301835253138598080433019
Female1819222929202722313233342628475546352721
Total4043505654455252615068595766106135126785740

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12946 has a large 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 12946 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 12946 real estate data, the median home value of $248,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12946. Rentals in 12946 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12946 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,084 92.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 51 0.9%
 Nursing Facilities 111 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 12 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 234 4.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 871 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 585 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 953 26%
 Households Vacant 1,285 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 13.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 33 2.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,021 79.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 3.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 168 15%
 1 Bedroom 346 31%
 2 Bedroom 354 31%
 3+ Bedroom 260 23%
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 $47,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12946 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 12946 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 12946 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 1,876 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,530 34%
 No Earnings 1,157 25%
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 1,876 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,530 34%
 No Earnings 1,157 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,120 73%
 Public transportation 48 2%
 Taxicab 89 3%
 Motorcycle 32 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 453 16%
 Worked at Home 165 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 183 9%
 High School Graduate 818 41%
 Associate's degree 279 14%
 Bachelor's degree 437 22%
 Master's degree 186 9%
 Professional school degree 26 1%
 Doctorate degree 70 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 670 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 163 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 122 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12946

ZIP Code 12946 is in the Lake Placid Central School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12946.

Lake Placid Junior-Senior High School
34 School St
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lake Placid Central School District
Lake Placid Elementary School
318 Old Military Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Placid Central School District
St Agnes School
2322 Saranac Ave
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Northwood School
92 Northwood Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
North Country School
4382 Cascade Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mountain Lake Academy
386 River Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
National Sports Academy
821 Mirror Lake Dr
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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