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ZIP Code 12977

Primary City:Ray Brook, NY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:19pm)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.30, -74.09
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12977

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12977. 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 12977. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12977, 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:
Ray Brook, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12977 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12977 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 12977 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12977 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,753
Population Density 196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 61
Land Area 8.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 49

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,691 96%
 Female 62 4%


 White 580 33.1%
 Black Or African American 833 47.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 2.1%
 Asian 21 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 225 12.8%
 Two Or More Races 54 3.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 32 65%
 Single Guardian 5 10%
 Singles 10 20%
 Singles With Roommate 2 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 33 67%
 Households with Kids 16 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12977 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12977 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 116 7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,637 93%
 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 20 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 19 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 10 16%
 Households Vacant 12 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 75%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 122 7%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 279 15%
 No Earnings 1,402 78%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 122 7%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 279 15%
 No Earnings 1,402 78%
Source of Earnings

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 469 30.1%
 High School Graduate 987 63.4%
 Associate's degree 100 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 2 0.1%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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