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ZIP Code 12974

Primary City:Port Henry, NY (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:51pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.05, -73.48
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12974. 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 12974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12974, 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:
Port Henry, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12974 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 12974 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12974 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,599
Population Density 199 people per sq mi
Housing Units 838
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 8.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 707
Median Household Income $34,492

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male545557383642395451557754613720241914
Female354841493846516056606058623525263725
Total8910398877488901141071151371121237245505639

Gender

 Male 787 49%
 Female 812 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,563 97.7%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13173115120585724
Renter2154444325141710
Total2285117158145727434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 296 42%
 Single Guardian 115 16%
 Singles 234 33%
 Singles With Roommate 62 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 514 73%
 Households with Kids 193 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131013715101011971211111613878212
Female581066691710712106617673165
Total1818231321161928191424211722301414111817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12974 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12974 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12974 real estate data, the median home value of $94,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,589 99.4%
 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 10 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 233 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 246 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 228 27%
 Households Vacant 131 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 17.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 18 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 44.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 19.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 15%
 1 Bedroom 38 27%
 2 Bedroom 41 29%
 3+ Bedroom 39 28%
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 $34,492 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12974 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12974 can expect to fall in that range. 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 363 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 365 33%
 No Earnings 373 34%
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 363 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 365 33%
 No Earnings 373 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 511 85%
 Public transportation 6 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 7%
 Worked at Home 42 7%
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 42 8%
 High School Graduate 320 63%
 Associate's degree 33 7%
 Bachelor's degree 74 15%
 Master's degree 26 5%
 Professional school degree 10 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 241 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12974

ZIP Code 12974 is in the Moriah Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12974.

Moriah Elementary School
39 Viking Ln
Port Henry, NY 12974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moriah Central School District
Moriah Junior-Senior High School
39 Viking Ln
Port Henry, NY 12974
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Moriah Central School District

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