Harris, NY 12742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harris, NY 12742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 73
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.718, Longitude -74.728
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harris, NY 12742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 163
Daytime Population: Workers 1,904
Daytime Population: Residents 93
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,997
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 12.25
Population in Households 143
Population in Familes 113
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $37,545
Average Household Income $57,928
Per Capita Income $26,116


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (31.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (47.7%)
Median Home Value $189,286
Average Home Value $244,512


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 42
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 -1.13% -0.87%
Households -1.5% -1.19%
Families -1.82% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Harris, NY 12742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12742 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 # 1607 8th
Population Density # 1376 21st
Diversity Index # 387 78th
Median Household Income # 1630 7th
Per Capita Income # 1164 33rd

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