Albany, NY 12211 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12211: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albany, NY 12211

Acceptable Alternative
Loudonville, NY 12211
Siena, NY 12211

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 437
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,447
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.707, Longitude -73.772
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Albany, NY 12211 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,863
Population in Households 11,717
Population in Familes 9,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,146
Population Density1 1,602
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 4,929
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,027 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 902 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $282,060
Average Home Value $356,487


Median Household Income $90,084
Average Household Income $118,903
Per Capita Income $48,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.55%
Households 0.46% 0.55%
Families 0.3% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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 12211 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12211 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 # 456 74th
Population Density1 # 475 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 677 61st
Median Household Income # 243 86th
Per Capita Income # 185 89th

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