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ZIP Code 12942

Primary City:Keene, NY (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:36pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.2, -73.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12942. 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 12942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12942, 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:
Keene, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12942 is located in northeast 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 12942 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12942 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 646
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 589
Median Home Value $224,300
Land Area 52.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 297
Median Household Income $42,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5121426
5-9101828
10-14182240
15-19132033
20-2412820
25-29101525
30-3481927
35-39291746
40-44232346
45-49232649
50-54283159
55-59283361
60-64304171
65-69181533
70-74171734
75-79161228
80-847310
85 Plus4610

Gender

 Male 306 47%
 Female 340 53%
Gender

Race

 White 635 98.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 4 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24246
25-3417825
35-44371047
45-54511162
55-64681381
65-7440141
75-8425429
85 Plus246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 162 55%
 Single Guardian 24 8%
 Singles 87 29%
 Singles With Roommate 24 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 230 77%
 Households with Kids 67 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1415
2235
3112
4347
5022
6325
7268
8448
9145
10639
11167
12437
13347
144610
15235
16257
17628
18167
19246
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12942 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 12942 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12942 real estate data, the median home value of $224,300 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 12942. Rentals in 12942 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12942 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 646 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 112 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 130 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 55 9%
 Households Vacant 292 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 7 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 273 93.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 2.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 38%
 2 Bedroom 12 19%
 3+ Bedroom 27 43%
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 $42,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 12942 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. More commuters in 12942 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 156 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 233 39%
 No Earnings 211 35%
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 156 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 233 39%
 No Earnings 211 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 253 82%
 Public transportation 12 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 7%
 Worked at Home 22 7%
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 20 8%
 High School Graduate 105 40%
 Associate's degree 28 11%
 Bachelor's degree 59 22%
 Master's degree 53 20%
 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 126 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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