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ZIP Code 12979

Primary City:Rouses Point, NY (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59am)
Area code: 518 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.98, -73.38
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 12979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 12979. 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 12979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 12979, 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:
Rouses Point, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 12979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 12979 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 12979 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 12979 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,304
Population Density 678 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,175
Median Home Value $141,900
Land Area 3.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,087
Median Household Income $60,139

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55258110
5-95757114
10-146668134
15-197276148
20-244264106
25-297072142
30-346141102
35-397590165
40-448579164
45-49106101207
50-5495111206
55-598591176
60-648876164
65-695261113
70-74434992
75-79253661
80-84253661
85 Plus102939

Gender

 Male 1,109 48%
 Female 1,195 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,217 96.2%
 Black Or African American 19 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 32 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2434043
25-344385128
35-4410387190
45-5415797254
55-6415358211
65-749935134
75-84574198
85 Plus151429

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 448 41%
 Single Guardian 180 17%
 Singles 384 35%
 Singles With Roommate 75 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 798 73%
 Households with Kids 289 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1111324
2101323
371118
414721
591625
681119
713720
8151126
9121224
10131528
11151227
12122133
138816
14181230
15161531
16181432
17161834
1891625
19131326
2012921

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 12979 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 12979 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 12979 real estate data, the median home value of $141,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 12979 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 12979 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,292 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 379 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 251 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 457 39%
 Households Vacant 88 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 152 30%
 2 Bedroom 233 45%
 3+ Bedroom 124 24%
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 $60,139 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Most commuters in 12979 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 928 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 396 19%
 No Earnings 734 36%
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 928 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 396 19%
 No Earnings 734 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,003 89.2%
 Public transportation 7 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 4.9%
 Worked at Home 59 5.2%
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 72 8.5%
 High School Graduate 548 64.8%
 Associate's degree 34 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 129 15.2%
 Master's degree 44 5.2%
 Professional school degree 14 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 341 86.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 12979

ZIP Code 12979 is in the Northeastern Clinton Central School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 12979.

Rouses Point Elementary School
80 Maple St
Rouses Point, NY 12979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northeastern Clinton Central School District

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