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ZIP Code 12981

Primary City:Saranac, NY (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Eastern (7:31pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -73.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12981

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12981. 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 12981. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12981, 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:
Saranac, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12981 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12981 is located in northeast New York and covers a slightly higher 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 12981 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12981 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,253
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,080
Median Home Value $116,400
Land Area 106.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 917
Median Household Income $55,923

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4849668673725154911359612468433622145
Female42646085665749659312311493684134322113
Total901131261711391291001191842582102171368470543518

Gender

 Male 1,133 50%
 Female 1,120 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,185 97.0%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.5%
 Asian 8 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 40 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7661232311951005411
Renter2125302310894
Total28911532542051086315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 489 53%
 Single Guardian 138 15%
 Singles 203 22%
 Singles With Roommate 87 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 646 70%
 Households with Kids 271 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7159994121212165111717171919181318
Female871171214141410712131117121922171513
Total1522201621182626222317242834293841352831

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12981 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12981 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12981 real estate data, the median home value of $116,400 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 12981. Rentals in 12981 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12981 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,253 100%
 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 419 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 368 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 130 12%
 Households Vacant 163 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 3.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.2%
 For Sale Only 14 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 62.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 23.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 51 23%
 2 Bedroom 144 66%
 3+ Bedroom 23 11%
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 $55,923 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12981 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12981 can expect to fall in that range. 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 798 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 467 23%
 No Earnings 773 38%
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 798 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 467 23%
 No Earnings 773 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,006 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 55 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 88 10%
 High School Graduate 572 64%
 Associate's degree 109 12%
 Bachelor's degree 50 6%
 Master's degree 54 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 14 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 373 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12981

ZIP Code 12981 is in the Saranac Central School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12981.

Saranac Elementary School
18 Picketts Crnrs Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saranac Central School District
Saranac Middle School
70 Picketts Crnrs Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Saranac Central School District
Saranac High School
60 Picketts Crnrs Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saranac Central School District

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