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ZIP Code 12998

Primary City:Witherbee, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Moriah
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:22pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.09, -73.57
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12998

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12998. 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 12998. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12998, 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:
Witherbee, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12998 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12998 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 12998 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12998 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 526
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 262
Median Home Value $64,800
Land Area 12.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 216
Median Household Income $34,256

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male211822189111621916241912893115
Female1525131619131816211822191312610513
Total364335342824343730344638252015131618

Gender

 Male 252 48%
 Female 274 52%
Gender

Race

 White 507 96.4%
 Black Or African American 10 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner112313236211615
Renter4148105452
Total526394241252117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 90 42%
 Single Guardian 52 24%
 Singles 68 31%
 Singles With Roommate 6 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 142 66%
 Households with Kids 74 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male52244443384244471241
Female16325536631513334426
Total6856997991157577105667

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12998 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12998 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12998 real estate data, the median home value of $64,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12998 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12998 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12998 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 526 100%
 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 82 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 82 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 52 20%
 Households Vacant 46 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 24%
 2 Bedroom 44 39%
 3+ Bedroom 43 38%
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 $34,256 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12998 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12998 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 12998 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 116 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 64 14%
 No Earnings 263 59%
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 116 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 64 14%
 No Earnings 263 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 136 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 27 15%
 High School Graduate 144 81%
 Associate's degree 6 3%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 84 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 36%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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