Elka Park, NY 12427 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12427: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elka Park, NY 12427

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 75
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.185, Longitude -74.132
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elka Park, NY 12427 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 814
Population in Households 654
Population in Familes 452
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 267
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 (58.6%)
Median Home Value $226,724
Average Home Value $275,767


Median Household Income $46,789
Average Household Income $60,606
Per Capita Income $22,411
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.02%
Households 0.12% 0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Elka Park, NY 12427 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12427 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 # 1370 21st
Population Density1 # 1610 8th
Diversity Index2 # 776 55th
Median Household Income # 1302 25th
Per Capita Income # 1436 18th

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