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ZIP Code 12986

Primary City:Tupper Lake, NY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (9:17am)
Coordinates:44.3, -74.4
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12986

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12986. 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 12986. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12986, 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:
Tupper Lake, NY
Acceptable:
Massawepie
Unacceptable:
Conifer

Stats and Demographics for the 12986 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12986 is located in northeast New York and covers a large 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 12986 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12986 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,120
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,741
Median Home Value $119,600
Land Area 226.24 sq mi
Water Area 23.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,481
Median Household Income $55,221

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male155165173206231253195176237250291270204127104906238
Female1591551561621581551621661762462712121811231191099489
Total314320329368389408357342413496562482385250223199156127

Gender

 Male 3,227 53%
 Female 2,893 47%
Gender

Race

 White 5,866 95.8%
 Black Or African American 150 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.5%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 40 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2114127341739023219563
Renter77166103160103655421
Total9830737657749329724984

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,044 42%
 Single Guardian 444 18%
 Singles 795 32%
 Singles With Roommate 198 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,809 73%
 Households with Kids 672 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3531253340293238263336392639393842474043
Female2432363535322327383525343230383633282732
Total5963616875615565646861735869777475756775

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12986 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12986 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12986 real estate data, the median home value of $119,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12986 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12986 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12986 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,540 90.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 202 3.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 38 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 202 3.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 138 2.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,044 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 688 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 749 20%
 Households Vacant 1,260 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 89 7.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.6%
 For Sale Only 42 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,015 80.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 97 7.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 3%
 1 Bedroom 175 24%
 2 Bedroom 282 39%
 3+ Bedroom 239 33%
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 $55,221 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12986 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12986 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,080 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 901 18%
 No Earnings 1,962 40%
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 2,080 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 901 18%
 No Earnings 1,962 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,290 85.7%
 Public transportation 29 1.1%
 Taxicab 10 0.4%
 Motorcycle 9 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 174 6.5%
 Worked at Home 160 6.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 245 11.6%
 High School Graduate 1,242 58.8%
 Associate's degree 317 15.0%
 Bachelor's degree 181 8.6%
 Master's degree 113 5.3%
 Professional school degree 5 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,013 92.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12986

ZIP Code 12986 is in the Tupper Lake Central School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12986.

L P Quinn Elementary School
294 Hosley Ave
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tupper Lake Central School District
Tupper Lake Middle-High School
25 Chaney Ave
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tupper Lake Central School District

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