Ghent, NY 12075 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12075: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ghent, NY 12075

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 97
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,123
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.293, Longitude -73.702
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ghent, NY 12075 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,979
Daytime Population: Workers 1,702
Daytime Population: Residents 2,118
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,820
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 3,835
Population in Familes 3,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $68,912
Average Household Income $92,606
Per Capita Income $36,173


Total Housing Units 1,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,174 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $228,191
Average Home Value $309,881


Total Households 1,542
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,018
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 0.41% 0.31%
Households 0.42% 0.3%
Families 0.22% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Ghent, NY 12075 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12075 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 # 812 54th
Population Density # 1062 39th
Diversity Index # 961 45th
Median Household Income # 528 70th
Per Capita Income # 521 70th

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