Wurtsboro, NY 12790 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12790: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wurtsboro, NY 12790

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 107
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,846
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.59, Longitude -74.526
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wurtsboro, NY 12790 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,848
Population in Households 5,831
Population in Familes 4,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 2,469
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,579
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,835 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,338 (35.1%)
Median Home Value $193,849
Average Home Value $216,417


Median Household Income $54,066
Average Household Income $69,366
Per Capita Income $29,324
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.08%
Households 0.28% 0.08%
Families 0.09% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Wurtsboro, NY 12790 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12790 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 # 685 61st
Population Density1 # 1147 34th
Diversity Index2 # 600 66th
Median Household Income # 894 49th
Per Capita Income # 816 53rd

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