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ZIP Code 12121

Primary City:Melrose, NY (View All Cities)
County: Rensselaer County
Timezone: Eastern (3:41pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.84, -73.60
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12121. 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 12121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12121, 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:
Melrose, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12121 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 12121 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 12121 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,916
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 750
Median Home Value $208,100
Land Area 20.61 sq mi
Water Area 2.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 720
Median Household Income $70,365

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5413374
5-94954103
10-147375148
15-196679145
20-24474592
25-29292554
30-34373673
35-395564119
40-449279171
45-497996175
50-549487181
55-598285167
60-645170121
65-695451105
70-74403171
75-79383169
80-84131932
85 Plus51116

Gender

 Male 945 49%
 Female 971 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,868 97.5%
 Black Or African American 19 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 19 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24145
25-34351146
35-4413512147
45-5416013173
55-641547161
65-741114115
75-8459463
85 Plus10010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 485 67%
 Single Guardian 81 11%
 Singles 116 16%
 Singles With Roommate 38 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 500 69%
 Households with Kids 220 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
112214
25510
37916
4121325
551015
671118
715318
871017
9152035
10121325
11101727
12161228
13171633
14181735
15122032
16142034
17151732
18121224
19131023
20131427

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12121 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12121 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12121 real estate data, the median home value of $208,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12121. Rentals in 12121 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,916 100%
 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 457 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 208 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 55 7%
 Households Vacant 30 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 20%
 For Migrant Workers 1 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 60 46%
 3+ Bedroom 70 54%
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 $70,365 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12121 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12121 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. Most commuters in 12121 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 724 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 490 30%
 No Earnings 420 26%
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 724 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 490 30%
 No Earnings 420 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 955 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 5%
 Worked at Home 15 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 12121 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 12 2%
 High School Graduate 495 71%
 Associate's degree 82 12%
 Bachelor's degree 112 16%
 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 450 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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