Dover Plains, NY 12522 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dover Plains, NY 12522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 106
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,648
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dutchess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.718, Longitude -73.582
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dover Plains, NY 12522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,704
Population in Households 4,653
Population in Familes 3,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 189
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 1,945
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,326 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 619 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $212,719
Average Home Value $265,950


Median Household Income $56,611
Average Household Income $68,982
Per Capita Income $28,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% 0.08%
Households 0.17% 0.2%
Families 0.02% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Dover Plains, NY 12522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12522 to the other 1,702 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 754 56th
Population Density1 # 852 50th
Diversity Index2 # 447 74th
Median Household Income # 795 53rd
Per Capita Income # 812 52nd

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