Hunter, NY 12442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hunter, NY 12442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 87
  • Single Family Addresses: 106
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.231, Longitude -74.199
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hunter, NY 12442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,031
Daytime Population: Workers 1,653
Daytime Population: Residents 553
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,206
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.14
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 698
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $46,576
Average Household Income $62,618
Per Capita Income $31,395


Total Housing Units 1,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (24.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 882 (63.1%)
Median Home Value $221,023
Average Home Value $249,781


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 263
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 0.24% 0.14%
Households 0.11% 0.08%
Families -0.16% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Hunter, NY 12442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12442 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 # 1310 25th
Population Density # 1594 9th
Diversity Index # 821 53rd
Median Household Income # 1377 21st
Per Capita Income # 748 57th

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