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ZIP Code 12029

Primary City:Canaan, NY (View All Cities)
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Eastern (5:33pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.40, -73.43
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12029

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12029. 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 12029. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12029, 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:
Canaan, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12029 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12029 is located in east 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 12029 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 12029 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,113
Population Density 55 people per sq mi
Housing Units 783
Median Home Value $247,100
Land Area 20.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 431
Median Household Income $78,365

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5201232
5-9231639
10-14522981
15-1913830168
20-24141731
25-29171734
30-34201434
35-39233356
40-44304272
45-49424082
50-54395291
55-595267119
60-64474491
65-69333063
70-74232447
75-79141832
80-84161329
85 Plus5712

Gender

 Male 608 55%
 Female 505 45%
Gender

Race

 White 1,018 91.5%
 Black Or African American 66 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 6 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24369
25-34121022
35-44501565
45-54821597
55-6411312125
65-7452759
75-8441344
85 Plus10010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 235 55%
 Single Guardian 41 10%
 Singles 110 26%
 Singles With Roommate 45 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 333 77%
 Households with Kids 98 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1347
2415
3448
4516
5426
6336
7325
8549
98513
10268
118614
128614
1312517
1422628
15401151
1646551
1733841
1813316
19639
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12029 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12029 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12029 real estate data, the median home value of $247,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12029 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12029 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12029 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 988 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 125 11%
 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 220 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 143 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 9%
 Households Vacant 352 45%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 313 89%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 10%
 2 Bedroom 43 74%
 3+ Bedroom 9 16%
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 $78,365 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12029 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 12029 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12029 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 311 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 285 31%
 No Earnings 317 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 311 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 285 31%
 No Earnings 317 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 399 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 6%
 Worked at Home 50 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 37 11%
 High School Graduate 136 40%
 Associate's degree 43 13%
 Bachelor's degree 59 17%
 Master's degree 41 12%
 Professional school degree 10 3%
 Doctorate degree 13 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 201 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12029

ZIP Code 12029 is in the Berkshire Union Free School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12029.

Berkshire Junior-Senior High School
13640route 22
Canaan, NY 12029
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Berkshire Union Free School District

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