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, 2017)


Total Population 1,097
Daytime Population: Workers 4,014
Daytime Population: Residents 327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.96
Population in Households 1,097
Population in Familes 708
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 133,781
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $147,307
Average Household Income $226,615
Per Capita Income $114,031


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $690,407
Average Home Value $766,837


Total Households 552
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.09%
Households -0.22% -0.04%
Families -0.53% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

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

The table below compares 10281 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1291 26th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 256 85th
Median Household Income # 40 98th
Per Capita Income # 5 100th

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