Marlboro, NY 12542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marlboro, NY 12542

Not Acceptable, USPS
Marlborough, NY 12542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 187
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,788
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 65
  • County: Ulster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.609, Longitude -73.992
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 12542 has segments in 2 Counties (Orange, Ulster).

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Marlboro, NY 12542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,276
Daytime Population: Workers 1,075
Daytime Population: Residents 3,227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,302
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 6,258
Population in Familes 5,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 453
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $66,482
Average Household Income $85,361
Per Capita Income $31,866


Total Housing Units 2,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,585 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 751 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $282,347
Average Home Value $345,568


Total Households 2,336
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,596
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 0.44% 0.36%
Households 0.32% 0.3%
Families 0.19% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Marlboro, NY 12542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12542 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 # 660 62nd
Population Density # 689 61st
Diversity Index # 530 70th
Median Household Income # 567 68th
Per Capita Income # 719 59th

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