Wawarsing, NY 12489 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12489: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wawarsing, NY 12489

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ulster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.759, Longitude -74.358
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wawarsing, NY 12489 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 794
Daytime Population: Workers 388
Daytime Population: Residents 63
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 451
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 220
Population in Familes 71
Population in Group Qrtrs 574
Population Density2 540
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $53,179
Average Household Income $62,266
Per Capita Income $25,747


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $171,875
Average Home Value $201,724


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 6.11
Family Households 23
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 -0.54% -0.23%
Households -1.1% -0.56%
Families -1.68% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.48%

Wawarsing, NY 12489 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12489 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 # 1375 21st
Population Density # 647 63rd
Diversity Index # 126 93rd
Median Household Income # 1012 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1197 31st

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