New York, NY 10281 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 10281: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New York, NY 10281

Not Acceptable, USPS
Manhattan, NY 10281
New York City, NY 10281
Ny, NY 10281
Ny City, NY 10281
Nyc, NY 10281

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: New York County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.717, Longitude -74.013
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New York, NY 10281 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,259
Population in Households 4,259
Population in Familes 2,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115,108
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 2,218
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 918
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (11.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,957 (84.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $631,944
Average Home Value $694,636


Median Household Income $129,086
Average Household Income $196,703
Per Capita Income $102,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.84%
Households 0.71% 0.77%
Families 0.28% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New York, NY 10281 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 10281 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 792 55th
Population Density1 # 4 100th
Diversity Index2 # 302 83rd
Median Household Income # 48 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 99th

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