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ZIP Code 12120

Primary City:Medusa, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Rensselaerville
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (7:04pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.46, -74.14
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12120

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12120. 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 12120. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12120, 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:
Medusa, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12120 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12120 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 12120 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12120 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 613
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 353
Median Home Value $133,200
Land Area 17.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 239
Median Household Income $47,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5151025
5-9231235
10-14212445
15-19252146
20-24231033
25-2961117
30-3491120
35-39181735
40-44252247
45-49173047
50-54252550
55-59193049
60-64272451
65-69211334
70-74151530
75-7981321
80-847512
85 Plus8816

Gender

 Male 312 51%
 Female 301 49%
Gender

Race

 White 600 97.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24347
25-3411314
35-4437744
45-5447653
55-6448351
65-7436238
75-8417421
85 Plus11011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 61%
 Single Guardian 33 14%
 Singles 49 21%
 Singles With Roommate 11 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 171 72%
 Households with Kids 68 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1224
2516
3246
4426
5617
6224
78412
8415
9347
10336
11538
12358
135611
145712
15437
16718
17257
1851217
19707
20246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12120 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12120 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12120 real estate data, the median home value of $133,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12120 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12120 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12120 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 613 100%
 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 126 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 84 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 8%
 Households Vacant 114 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 71%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 7%
 2 Bedroom 10 22%
 3+ Bedroom 33 72%
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 $47,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12120 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 12120 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. In 12120 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 226 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 27%
 No Earnings 200 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 226 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 27%
 No Earnings 200 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 275 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 3 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 38 12%
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 47 19%
 High School Graduate 110 45%
 Associate's degree 18 7%
 Bachelor's degree 52 21%
 Master's degree 16 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 61 60%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes