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ZIP Code 12959

Primary City:Mooers Forks, NY (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.96, -73.69
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12959

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12959. 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 12959. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12959, 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:
Mooers Forks, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12959 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 12959 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12959 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,369
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 636
Median Home Value $107,800
Land Area 38.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 534
Median Household Income $51,520

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3153396032254447566672483630211275
Female35515146274032465083553835312321138
Total66104901065965769310614912786716144332013

Gender

 Male 684 50%
 Female 685 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,330 97.2%
 Black Or African American 5 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 1.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner642841358259318
Renter52215229671
Total1164991579165389

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 291 54%
 Single Guardian 80 15%
 Singles 129 24%
 Singles With Roommate 34 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 350 66%
 Households with Kids 184 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7475715129101169761312111687
Female65513710131291071671179121356
Total139121814252521192113251417202123291313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12959 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12959 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 12959 real estate data, the median home value of $107,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12959. Rentals in 12959 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,363 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 241 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 206 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 87 14%
 Households Vacant 102 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 20%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 56 80%
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 $51,520 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12959 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12959 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. However, that is not the case in 12959. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 530 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 272 20%
 No Earnings 548 41%
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 530 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 272 20%
 No Earnings 548 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 691 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 100 18%
 High School Graduate 336 59%
 Associate's degree 83 15%
 Bachelor's degree 20 4%
 Master's degree 30 5%
 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 245 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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