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ZIP Code 12987

Primary City:Upper Jay, NY (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:40am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.35, -73.77
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12987

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12987. 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 12987. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12987, 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:
Upper Jay, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12987 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12987 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 12987 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12987 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 201
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 142
Median Home Value $137,500
Land Area 6.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 90
Median Household Income $38,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13442717891571364232
Female526114227214810587316
Total6510156931410232317181411548

Gender

 Male 98 49%
 Female 103 51%
Gender

Race

 White 189 94.0%
 Black Or African American 2 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.5%
 Other Race 3 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 5 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner031121211555
Renter11122101
Total141223231656

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 47 52%
 Single Guardian 10 11%
 Singles 24 27%
 Singles With Roommate 9 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 71 79%
 Households with Kids 19 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00012000101111011112
Female03111000113011241130
Total03123000214122252242

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12987 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12987 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 12987 real estate data, the median home value of $137,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12987 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12987 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12987 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 197 98%
 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 4 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 46 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 6%
 Households Vacant 52 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 77%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 13 68%
 3+ Bedroom 6 32%
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 $38,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12987 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 12987 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 12987 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 117 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 21%
 No Earnings 87 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 117 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 21%
 No Earnings 87 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 128 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 27 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 28 24%
 High School Graduate 46 40%
 Associate's degree 12 10%
 Bachelor's degree 22 19%
 Master's degree 8 7%
 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 25 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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