Holmes, NY 12531 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12531: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Holmes, NY 12531

Not Acceptable, USPS
Homes, NY 12531
Whaley Lake, NY 12531

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,133
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dutchess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.505, Longitude -73.662
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 12531 has segments in 2 Counties (Dutchess, Putnam).

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Holmes, NY 12531 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,562
Daytime Population: Workers 451
Daytime Population: Residents 1,791
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 3,506
Population in Familes 3,076
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 197
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $96,918
Average Household Income $116,919
Per Capita Income $39,821


Total Housing Units 1,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,000 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $358,086
Average Home Value $440,000


Total Households 1,198
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 910
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 0.1% 0.18%
Households 0.12% 0.13%
Families -0.02% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Holmes, NY 12531 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12531 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 # 852 51st
Population Density # 876 50th
Diversity Index # 711 59th
Median Household Income # 224 87th
Per Capita Income # 385 78th

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