Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 12976

Primary City:Rainbow Lake, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Brighton
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Eastern (11:25pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.48, -74.17
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12976

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12976. 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 12976. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12976, 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:
Rainbow Lake, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12976 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12976 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 12976 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12976 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 260
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 246
Median Home Value $116,700
Land Area 38.37 sq mi
Water Area 1.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 115
Median Household Income $45,074

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

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


 Male 130 50%
 Female 130 50%


 White 257 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 58%
 Single Guardian 10 9%
 Singles 25 22%
 Singles With Roommate 13 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 86 75%
 Households with Kids 29 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12976 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12976 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12976 real estate data, the median home value of $116,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12976. Rentals in 12976 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12976 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 260 100%
 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 50 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 16 7%
 Households Vacant 131 53%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 1.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 126 96.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 1.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 89%
 2 Bedroom 1 11%
 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 $45,074 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12976 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 12976 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. Most commuters in 12976 can expect to fall in that range. 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 32 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 24%
 No Earnings 50 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 32 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 24%
 No Earnings 50 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 31 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 8 21%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12976 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 30 64%
 Associate's degree 12 26%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 5 11%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

Nearby ZIP Codes