Medusa, NY 12120 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12120: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Medusa, NY 12120

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 230
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.435, Longitude -74.148
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Medusa, NY 12120 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 471
Population in Households 471
Population in Familes 382
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $173,000
Average Home Value $213,710


Median Household Income $55,808
Average Household Income $69,000
Per Capita Income $26,369
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.04%
Households -0.44% -0.11%
Families -0.66% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Medusa, NY 12120 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12120 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 # 1473 16th
Population Density1 # 1464 16th
Diversity Index2 # 1271 26th
Median Household Income # 813 53rd
Per Capita Income # 1057 39th

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