West Kill, NY 12492 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12492: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Kill, NY 12492

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 87
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.192, Longitude -74.308
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Kill, NY 12492 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 406
Population in Households 406
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (37.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 (56.7%)
Median Home Value $217,045
Average Home Value $252,795


Median Household Income $45,671
Average Household Income $71,192
Per Capita Income $32,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.25%
Households 0.34% 0.32%
Families 0.15% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

West Kill, NY 12492 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12492 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 # 1491 14th
Population Density1 # 1681 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1107 36th
Median Household Income # 1357 22nd
Per Capita Income # 586 66th

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