Rensselaer, NY 12144 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12144: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Not Acceptable, USPS
Defreestville, NY 12144

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 593
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,086
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 887
  • County: Rensselaer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.625, Longitude -73.71
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rensselaer, NY 12144 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,968
Population in Households 20,934
Population in Familes 15,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,159
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,232
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 5,318
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,424 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,808 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $178,514
Average Home Value $198,617
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,263
Average Household Income $78,145
Per Capita Income $34,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.37%
Households 0.64% 0.45%
Families 0.52% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Rensselaer, NY 12144 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12144 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 # 310 82nd
Population Density1 # 524 70th
Diversity Index2 # 579 67th
Median Household Income # 677 61st
Per Capita Income # 524 70th

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