Old Chatham, NY 12136 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12136: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Old Chatham, NY 12136

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 366
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.47, Longitude -73.556
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Old Chatham, NY 12136 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 913
Daytime Population: Workers 254
Daytime Population: Residents 455
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 709
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 913
Population in Familes 704
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $72,850
Average Household Income $104,666
Per Capita Income $44,366


Total Housing Units 530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $331,132
Average Home Value $487,541


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 240
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 0.09% -0.02%
Households 0.04% -0.05%
Families -0.17% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Old Chatham, NY 12136 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12136 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 # 1343 23rd
Population Density # 1377 21st
Diversity Index # 1118 36th
Median Household Income # 469 73rd
Per Capita Income # 281 84th

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