Albany, NY 12210 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12210: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albany, NY 12210

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 547
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,426
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,958
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.654, Longitude -73.757
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Albany, NY 12210 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,410
Population in Households 10,255
Population in Familes 5,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density1 9,858
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 5,210
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 1,728
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 887 (14.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,323 (70.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 954 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $214,130
Average Home Value $220,321


Median Household Income $30,989
Average Household Income $52,103
Per Capita Income $26,502
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.81%
Households 0.91% 0.83%
Families 0.47% 0.5%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.

Albany, NY 12210 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12210 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 # 514 71st
Population Density1 # 190 89th
Diversity Index2 # 177 90th
Median Household Income # 1659 5th
Per Capita Income # 1048 40th

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