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ZIP Code 12956

Primary City:Mineville, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Moriah
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.09, -73.51
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12956

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12956. 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 12956. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12956, 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:
Mineville, NY
Unacceptable:
Grover Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 12956 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12956 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 12956 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12956 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,259
Population Density 140 people per sq mi
Housing Units 547
Median Home Value $70,900
Land Area 9.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 482
Median Household Income $50,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3730352975666345424345543625181558
Female513031333040313839405629452422151816
Total886066621051069483818310183814940302324

Gender

 Male 671 53%
 Female 588 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,171 93.0%
 Black Or African American 61 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner246608294474217
Renter929141416532
Total11757496110524519

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 208 43%
 Single Guardian 95 20%
 Singles 143 30%
 Singles With Roommate 36 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 329 68%
 Households with Kids 153 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male86864637107531195867310
Female9517136377788285865774
Total17112519109101417151351914131411141014

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12956 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12956 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12956 real estate data, the median home value of $70,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12956 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12956 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12956 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,129 90%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 130 10%
 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 203 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 187 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 92 17%
 Households Vacant 65 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 13 33%
 3+ Bedroom 26 67%
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 $50,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12956 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 12956 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12956 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12956 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 289 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 215 22%
 No Earnings 465 48%
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 289 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 215 22%
 No Earnings 465 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 317 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 13%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 107 26%
 High School Graduate 243 59%
 Associate's degree 10 2%
 Bachelor's degree 39 10%
 Master's degree 11 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 129 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 40 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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