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, 2017)


Total Population 1,882
Daytime Population: Workers 481
Daytime Population: Residents 1,020
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,501
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,753
Population in Familes 1,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $51,142
Average Household Income $67,504
Per Capita Income $26,920


Total Housing Units 1,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (31.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 939 (56.4%)
Median Home Value $170,724
Average Home Value $218,617


Total Households 726
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 443
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 0.01% -0.18%
Households -0.08% -0.28%
Families -0.31% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

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

The table below compares 12783 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 # 1089 38th
Population Density # 1339 23rd
Diversity Index # 423 76th
Median Household Income # 1145 34th
Per Capita Income # 1076 38th

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