Highland, NY 12528 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12528: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Highland, NY 12528

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 426
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,886
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 277
  • County: Ulster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.718, Longitude -74.006
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Highland, NY 12528 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,100
Population in Households 13,481
Population in Familes 10,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 619
Population Density1 293
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 5,293
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,500
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,588 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,705 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 508 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $259,320
Average Home Value $323,272


Median Household Income $66,083
Average Household Income $87,517
Per Capita Income $34,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.39%
Households 0.53% 0.39%
Families 0.36% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Highland, NY 12528 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12528 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 # 426 76th
Population Density1 # 772 56th
Diversity Index2 # 475 73rd
Median Household Income # 516 70th
Per Capita Income # 531 70th

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