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ZIP Code 10553

Primary City:Mount Vernon, NY (View All Cities)
County: Westchester County
Timezone: Eastern (9:05pm)
Area code: 914 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.91, -73.82
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 10553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 10553. 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 10553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 10553, 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:
Mount Vernon, NY
Unacceptable:
Mt Vernon

Stats and Demographics for the 10553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 10553 is located in southeast New York and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 10553 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 10553 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,170
Population Density 14,710 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,812
Median Home Value $412,300
Land Area 0.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,499
Median Household Income $58,514

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5298322620
5-9288314602
10-14322369691
15-19422411833
20-24370369739
25-29335344679
30-34250351601
35-39283335618
40-44304423727
45-49331456787
50-54343466809
55-59259329588
60-64239341580
65-69198260458
70-74128187315
75-7989129218
80-8459110169
85 Plus36100136

Gender

 Male 4,554 45%
 Female 5,616 55%
Gender

Race

 White 628 6.2%
 Black Or African American 8,775 86.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.4%
 Asian 64 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 357 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 302 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24136174
25-3487306393
35-44236406642
45-54423470893
55-64372312684
65-74272206478
75-8418868256
85 Plus601979

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,242 35%
 Single Guardian 1,284 37%
 Singles 818 23%
 Singles With Roommate 155 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,134 61%
 Households with Kids 1,365 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15059109
25569124
37270142
46469133
55163114
65362115
74664110
86866134
97059129
106275137
116474138
125379132
137268140
147173144
158177158
168887175
178291173
188291173
198965154
208981170

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 10553 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 10553 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 10553 real estate data, the median home value of $412,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 10553 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 10553 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 10553 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,160 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,352 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 299 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,848 48%
 Households Vacant 313 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 107 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 49 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 87 5%
 1 Bedroom 717 38%
 2 Bedroom 496 26%
 3+ Bedroom 583 31%
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 $58,514 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 10553 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. ZIP code 10553 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 10553 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,415 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,981 24%
 No Earnings 2,916 35%
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 3,415 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,981 24%
 No Earnings 2,916 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,336 70%
 Public transportation 953 20%
 Taxicab 65 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 222 5%
 Worked at Home 204 4%
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 373 13%
 High School Graduate 1,475 53%
 Associate's degree 329 12%
 Bachelor's degree 410 15%
 Master's degree 124 4%
 Professional school degree 42 2%
 Doctorate degree 42 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,401 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 244 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 107 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 10553

ZIP Code 10553 is in the Mount Vernon School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 10553.

Graham School
421 East 5th St
Mount Vernon, NY 10553
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Holmes School
195 North Columbus Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10553
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Edward Williams School
9 Union Ln
Mount Vernon, NY 10553
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District

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