Climax, NY 12042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Climax, NY 12042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 164
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.373, Longitude -73.866
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Climax, NY 12042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 534
Population in Households 534
Population in Familes 442
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 157
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $197,159
Average Home Value $222,059


Median Household Income $60,590
Average Household Income $73,113
Per Capita Income $30,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.0%
Households 0.07% 0.0%
Families -0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Climax, NY 12042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12042 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 # 1448 17th
Population Density1 # 1189 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 1400 19th
Median Household Income # 628 64th
Per Capita Income # 710 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.