Howes Cave, NY 12092 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12092: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howes Cave, NY 12092

Not Acceptable, USPS
Barnerville, NY 12092
Bramanville, NY 12092

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 434
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schoharie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.712, Longitude -74.364
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Howes Cave, NY 12092 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,549
Population in Households 1,549
Population in Familes 1,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 650
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 430
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $169,780
Average Home Value $189,811


Median Household Income $49,822
Average Household Income $74,540
Per Capita Income $31,279
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.12%
Households 0.55% 0.09%
Families 0.34% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Howes Cave, NY 12092 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12092 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 # 1180 32nd
Population Density1 # 1031 41st
Diversity Index2 # 1231 30th
Median Household Income # 1170 33rd
Per Capita Income # 678 61st

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