Waterford, NY 12188 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12188: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterford, NY 12188

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 211
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,530
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 274
  • County: Saratoga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.82, Longitude -73.703
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waterford, NY 12188 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,332
Daytime Population: Workers 4,769
Daytime Population: Residents 5,165
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,934
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 11,322
Population in Familes 8,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 848
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $71,399
Average Household Income $90,155
Per Capita Income $38,446


Total Housing Units 5,191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,113 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,716 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 362 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $224,885
Average Home Value $245,591


Total Households 4,829
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,024
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 0.53% 0.94%
Households 0.6% 0.93%
Families 0.39% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Waterford, NY 12188 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12188 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 # 494 72nd
Population Density # 587 66th
Diversity Index # 924 47th
Median Household Income # 495 72nd
Per Capita Income # 433 75th

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