Highland Lake, NY 12743 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12743: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Highland Lake, NY 12743

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 102
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.526, Longitude -74.847
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Highland Lake, NY 12743 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 479
Daytime Population: Workers 216
Daytime Population: Residents 255
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 471
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 479
Population in Familes 375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $50,941
Average Household Income $70,056
Per Capita Income $30,714


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (47.9%)
Median Home Value $182,447
Average Home Value $219,099


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 133
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 0.26% -0.04%
Households 0.2% -0.1%
Families -0.1% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Highland Lake, NY 12743 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12743 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 # 1471 16th
Population Density # 1581 9th
Diversity Index # 737 58th
Median Household Income # 1161 34th
Per Capita Income # 796 54th

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