Valley Falls, NY 12185 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12185: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Valley Falls, NY 12185

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Valley Falls, NY 12185

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • Single Family Addresses: 666
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rensselaer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.887, Longitude -73.545
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Valley Falls, NY 12185 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,783
Population in Households 1,783
Population in Familes 1,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 676
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 491
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $183,854
Average Home Value $206,435


Median Household Income $62,467
Average Household Income $77,448
Per Capita Income $29,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.09%
Households 0.29% 0.18%
Families 0.16% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Valley Falls, NY 12185 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12185 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 # 1125 35th
Population Density1 # 1134 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1405 19th
Median Household Income # 575 67th
Per Capita Income # 813 53rd

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