Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12590: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Acceptable Alternative
New Hamburg, NY 12590
Wappingers Fl, NY 12590
West Fishkill, NY 12590

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wappinger, NY 12590

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,002
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,176
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,812
  • County: Dutchess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.596, Longitude -73.887
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,097
Population in Households 35,596
Population in Familes 29,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,501
Population Density1 1,080
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 13,537
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 9,407
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,421 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,116 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 810 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $310,201
Average Home Value $330,769


Median Household Income $79,930
Average Household Income $95,272
Per Capita Income $35,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.27%
Households 0.41% 0.34%
Families 0.24% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12590 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 # 164 91st
Population Density1 # 535 69th
Diversity Index2 # 304 83rd
Median Household Income # 348 80th
Per Capita Income # 490 72nd

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