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ZIP Code 12522

Post Office City:Dover Plains, NY (View All Cities)
County: Dutchess County
Timezone: Eastern (5:12am)
Coordinates:41.72, -73.58
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12522

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 12522. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 12522 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Dover Plains, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12522 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 12522 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 slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12522 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,172
Population Density 139 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,369
Median Home Value $209,000
Land Area 37.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,091
Median Household Income $56,859

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5151123274
5-9162137299
10-14167141308
15-19184148332
20-24180130310
25-29135102237
30-34137125262
35-39132164296
40-44196188384
45-49230211441
50-54210211421
55-59206189395
60-64179188367
65-69144138282
70-7490103193
75-798375158
80-844473117
85 Plus326496

Gender

 Male 2,662 51%
 Female 2,510 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,635 89.6%
 Black Or African American 149 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 48 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 173 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 151 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2463844
25-3480120200
35-44227115342
45-54363122485
55-6436784451
65-7424564309
75-8417423197
85 Plus55863

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,024 49%
 Single Guardian 344 16%
 Singles 589 28%
 Singles With Roommate 134 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,488 71%
 Households with Kids 603 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1332760
2291847
3262955
4292857
5222648
6362763
7342963
8372966
9332659
10452469
11272855
12292857
13343569
14322658
15452570
16274269
17403474
18363268
19361551
20382058

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12522 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12522 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 12522 real estate data, the median home value of $209,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12522 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12522 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Dover Plains, NY home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,148 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 876 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 641 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 574 24%
 Households Vacant 278 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 41 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 12%
 1 Bedroom 137 27%
 2 Bedroom 187 37%
 3+ Bedroom 126 25%
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 $56,859 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12522 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 12522 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,609 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 850 20%
 No Earnings 1,816 42%
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 1,609 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 850 20%
 No Earnings 1,816 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,012 93%
 Public transportation 47 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1%
 Worked at Home 81 4%
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, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 729 19.4%
 High School Graduate 2,102 55.9%
 Associate's degree 411 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 252 6.7%
 Master's degree 225 6.0%
 Professional school degree 21 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 516 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 114 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 112 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12522

ZIP Code 12522 is in the Dover Union Free School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12522.

Dover Elementary School
9 School St
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dover Union Free School District
Dover Middle School
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dover Union Free School District
Dover High School
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dover Union Free School District

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