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ZIP Code 12210

Primary City:Albany, NY (View All Cities)
County: Albany County
Timezone: Eastern (4:18pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.66, -73.76
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12210

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12210. 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 12210. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12210, 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:
Albany, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12210 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12210 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12210 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12210 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,158
Population Density 11,331 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,252
Median Home Value $164,400
Land Area 0.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,180
Median Household Income $32,813

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 29


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5307341648
5-9323309632
10-14244249493
15-19264285549
20-245436391,182
25-296887671,455
30-345254901,015
35-39350317667
40-44362289651
45-49352300652
50-54358263621
55-59281231512
60-64226201427
65-69135124259
70-747472146
75-794259101
80-84394483
85 Plus254065

Gender

 Male 5,138 51%
 Female 5,020 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,281 42.1%
 Black Or African American 4,900 48.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 252 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 306 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 391 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2415648663
25-341511,4681,619
35-44183686869
45-54213651864
55-64234446680
65-74134162296
75-846973142
85 Plus272047

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 686 13%
 Single Guardian 1,181 23%
 Singles 2,554 49%
 Singles With Roommate 759 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,055 78%
 Households with Kids 1,125 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16372135
26280142
35446100
46969138
55566121
67464138
78064144
86764131
9475198
105065115
11544296
125743100
133961100
14443882
15464288
165059109
17554499
185158109
196282144
207076146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12210 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 12210 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12210 real estate data, the median home value of $164,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12210. Rentals in 12210 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12210 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,943 98%
 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 215 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 750 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 276 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,154 66%
 Households Vacant 1,072 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 301 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 3%
 For Sale Only 52 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 621 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 94 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,652 46%
 2 Bedroom 1,352 38%
 3+ Bedroom 465 13%
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 $32,813 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12210 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 12210 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 12210 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12210 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,177 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,888 25%
 No Earnings 2,578 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 3,177 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,888 25%
 No Earnings 2,578 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,350 54%
 Public transportation 738 17%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,179 27%
 Worked at Home 101 2%
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 281 9%
 High School Graduate 1,316 40%
 Associate's degree 183 6%
 Bachelor's degree 919 28%
 Master's degree 286 9%
 Professional school degree 155 5%
 Doctorate degree 111 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 966 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 333 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 80 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12210

ZIP Code 12210 is in the Kipp Tech Valley Charter School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12210.

Kipp Tech Valley Charter School
1 Dudley Heights
Albany, NY 12210
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Tech Valley Charter School District
Green Tech High Charter School
321 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12210
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Green Tech High Charter School District

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