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ZIP Code 12842

Primary City:Indian Lake, NY (View All Cities)
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Eastern (1:35pm)
Coordinates:43.7, -74.3
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12842. 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 12842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12842, 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:
Indian Lake, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12842 is located in northeast New York and covers a slightly higher 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 12842 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12842 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,166
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,499
Median Home Value $126,600
Land Area 189.64 sq mi
Water Area 9.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 568
Median Household Income $46,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5201939
5-9241943
10-14272249
15-19313061
20-24251843
25-29102333
30-34211132
35-39253055
40-44333366
45-495357110
50-545958117
55-596653119
60-645348101
65-69454388
70-74293766
75-79292756
80-84242549
85 Plus162339

Gender

 Male 590 51%
 Female 576 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,139 97.7%
 Black Or African American 8 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24459
25-34141630
35-44461460
45-5410427131
55-6410530135
65-7486894
75-84681381
85 Plus19928

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 266 47%
 Single Guardian 72 13%
 Singles 208 37%
 Singles With Roommate 22 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 462 81%
 Households with Kids 106 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1358
2134
3819
44711
5639
65510
7134
88210
94610
10718
11437
128513
13279
146612
154711
168513
1771118
18448
198311
20257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12842 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12842 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 12842 real estate data, the median home value of $126,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 12842 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 12842 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,143 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 23 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 200 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 246 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 122 8%
 Households Vacant 931 62%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 1.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 12 1.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 880 94.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 2.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 22%
 2 Bedroom 44 45%
 3+ Bedroom 32 33%
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 $46,563 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12842 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, 12842 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 12842 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 280 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 213 25%
 No Earnings 369 43%
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 280 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 213 25%
 No Earnings 369 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 399 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 2%
 Worked at Home 7 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 46 12%
 High School Graduate 237 60%
 Associate's degree 26 7%
 Bachelor's degree 44 11%
 Master's degree 19 5%
 Professional school degree 12 3%
 Doctorate degree 11 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 240 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12842

ZIP Code 12842 is in the Indian Lake Central School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12842.

Indian Lake Central School
6345 Nysroute 30
Indian Lake, NY 12842
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Indian Lake Central School District

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