Swan Lake, NY 12783 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12783: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swan Lake, NY 12783

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • Single Family Addresses: 507
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.741, Longitude -74.793
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Swan Lake, NY 12783 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,857
Population in Households 1,733
Population in Familes 1,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 719
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 854 (54.3%)
Median Home Value $177,247
Average Home Value $227,913


Median Household Income $50,055
Average Household Income $65,558
Per Capita Income $26,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.29%
Households -0.55% -0.31%
Families -0.78% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Swan Lake, NY 12783 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12783 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 # 1104 37th
Population Density1 # 1349 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 430 75th
Median Household Income # 1149 34th
Per Capita Income # 1068 39th

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