Rifton, NY 12471 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12471: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rifton, NY 12471

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ulster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.833, Longitude -74.037
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rifton, NY 12471 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 201
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 937
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $247,727
Average Home Value $311,429


Median Household Income $64,045
Average Household Income $82,608
Per Capita Income $36,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.69%
Households 0.93% 0.67%
Families 0.78% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Rifton, NY 12471 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12471 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 # 1575 10th
Population Density1 # 568 67th
Diversity Index2 # 665 62nd
Median Household Income # 546 69th
Per Capita Income # 437 75th

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