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ZIP Code 12493

Post Office City:West Park, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Esopus
County: Ulster County
Timezone: Eastern (8:05pm)
Area code: 845 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.797, -73.961
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12493

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Primary/preferred city:
West Park, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12493 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12493 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 a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 12493 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12493 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 495
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 233
Land Area 6.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 180
Median Household Income $87,344

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 36

Under 513821
85 Plus358


 Male 263 53%
 Female 232 47%


 White 420 84.8%
 Black Or African American 36 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.6%
 Asian 5 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 16 3.2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 42%
 Single Guardian 23 13%
 Singles 63 35%
 Singles With Roommate 19 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 133 74%
 Households with Kids 47 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12493 has a slightly higher than average 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 12493 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 12493 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12493 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 402 81%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 68 14%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 53 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 42 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 36%
 Households Vacant 53 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 32 50%
 2 Bedroom 32 50%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $87,344 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12493 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 12493 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. The commute in 12493 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 102 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 7%
 No Earnings 75 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 102 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 7%
 No Earnings 75 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 114 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 25 17%
 High School Graduate 45 31%
 Associate's degree 32 22%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 42 29%
 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 9 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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