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ZIP Code 12851

Post Office City:Minerva, NY (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (10:51am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.9, -74.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12851

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 12851. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 12851 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:
Minerva, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12851 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 12851 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12851 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 366
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 350
Median Home Value $155,400
Land Area 111.14 sq mi
Water Area 2.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 156
Median Household Income $39,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 511819
5-910414
10-148917
15-1914721
20-247916
25-2913417
30-34111425
35-3910616
40-44111223
45-49151429
50-5481523
55-59151328
60-6415924
65-69152338
70-74121224
75-799716
80-84639
85 Plus257

Gender

 Male 192 52%
 Female 174 48%
Gender

Race

 White 353 96.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24022
25-3410717
35-4416521
45-5430434
55-6421324
65-7434438
75-8415015
85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 79 51%
 Single Guardian 24 15%
 Singles 44 28%
 Singles With Roommate 9 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 119 76%
 Households with Kids 37 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1437
2235
3202
4213
5404
6213
7000
8325
9112
10303
11213
12044
13246
14101
15516
16224
17213
18516
19022
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12851 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12851 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12851 real estate data, the median home value of $155,400 is slightly less 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 12851. Rentals in 12851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 360 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 6 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 62 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 69 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 25 7%
 Households Vacant 194 55%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 4 2.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 176 90.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 2.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 100%
 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 $39,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12851 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 12851 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 44 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 19%
 No Earnings 101 57%
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 44 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 19%
 No Earnings 101 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 58 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 5%
 Worked at Home 4 6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 26 16%
 High School Graduate 99 60%
 Associate's degree 9 5%
 Bachelor's degree 12 7%
 Master's degree 7 4%
 Professional school degree 6 4%
 Doctorate degree 7 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 13 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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