Wynantskill, NY 12198 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12198: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wynantskill, NY 12198

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Greenbush, NY 12198

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 164
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,004
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 113
  • County: Rensselaer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.673, Longitude -73.642
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wynantskill, NY 12198 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,437
Population in Households 7,430
Population in Familes 6,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 567
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,991
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,082
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,466 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 525 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $204,096
Average Home Value $228,629


Median Household Income $76,585
Average Household Income $93,120
Per Capita Income $37,479
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.17%
Households 0.34% 0.26%
Families 0.22% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Wynantskill, NY 12198 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12198 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 # 611 65th
Population Density1 # 636 64th
Diversity Index2 # 1160 33rd
Median Household Income # 387 78th
Per Capita Income # 405 77th

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