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ZIP Code 12961

Primary City:Moriah Center, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Moriah
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (10:58pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.05, -73.57
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12961

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12961. 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 12961. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12961, 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:
Moriah Center, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12961 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12961 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 12961 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12961 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 180
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 88
Median Home Value $83,400
Land Area 4.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 71
Median Household Income $64,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42477748714810562341
Female4544044465911832220
Total87811711812131917211394561

Gender

 Male 103 57%
 Female 77 43%
Gender

Race

 White 179 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner05101716881
Renter02121000
Total07111917881

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 43 61%
 Single Guardian 9 13%
 Singles 13 18%
 Singles With Roommate 6 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 52 73%
 Households with Kids 19 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02200101010021022122
Female01212300000031211000
Total03412401010052233122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12961 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12961 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12961 real estate data, the median home value of $83,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12961 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12961 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12961 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 180 100%
 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 27 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 38 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 7%
 Households Vacant 17 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 59%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 35 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $64,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12961 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. 12961 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 12961 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12961 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 55 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 23%
 No Earnings 124 53%
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 55 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 23%
 No Earnings 124 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 50 48%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 24%
 Worked at Home 30 29%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12961 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 56 89%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 7 11%
 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 32 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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