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ZIP Code 12972

Primary City:Peru, NY (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -73.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12972

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12972. 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 12972. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12972, 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:
Peru, NY
Unacceptable:
Harkness

Stats and Demographics for the 12972 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12972 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 12972 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12972 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,364
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,619
Median Home Value $140,400
Land Area 82.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,391
Median Household Income $66,260

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5193160353
5-9196218414
10-14256233489
15-19240232472
20-24160139299
25-29138138276
30-34174179353
35-39194225419
40-44251232483
45-49273293566
50-54304277581
55-59228222450
60-64200168368
65-69127119246
70-7492130222
75-798195176
80-844856104
85 Plus385593

Gender

 Male 3,193 50%
 Female 3,171 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,126 96.3%
 Black Or African American 103 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 39 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 71 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24134760
25-3418185266
35-4437580455
45-5454176617
55-6440749456
65-7424535280
75-8415632188
85 Plus501969

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,446 60%
 Single Guardian 349 15%
 Singles 457 19%
 Singles With Roommate 139 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,509 63%
 Households with Kids 882 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1273158
2473582
3293059
4493382
5383674
6364379
7383775
8464692
9385694
106049109
11404585
12524294
13564197
144856104
15514394
164560105
175552107
18504999
19392867
20382058

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12972 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12972 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12972 real estate data, the median home value of $140,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 12972. Rentals in 12972 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12972 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,293 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 11 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,277 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 691 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 423 16%
 Households Vacant 228 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 11.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 17 7.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 103 45.2%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 32.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 5%
 1 Bedroom 37 13%
 2 Bedroom 119 41%
 3+ Bedroom 122 42%
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 $66,260 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 12972 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 12972 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,292 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,263 24%
 No Earnings 1,605 31%
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 2,292 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,263 24%
 No Earnings 1,605 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,834 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 185 6%
 Worked at Home 115 4%
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 215 9%
 High School Graduate 1,065 46%
 Associate's degree 355 15%
 Bachelor's degree 443 19%
 Master's degree 178 8%
 Professional school degree 45 2%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 941 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 153 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12972

ZIP Code 12972 is in the Peru Central School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12972.

Peru Intermediate School
116 Pleasant St
Peru, NY 12972
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peru Central School District
Primary Building School
116 Pleasant St
Peru, NY 12972
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peru Central School District
Peru Senior High School
17 School St
Peru, NY 12972
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Peru Central School District
Peru Middle School
17 School St
Peru, NY 12972
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Peru Central School District

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