Glens Falls, NY 12801 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 12801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Acceptable Alternative
Queensbury, NY 12801

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Glens Falls, NY 12801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,056
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,527
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 387
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.309, Longitude -73.645
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glens Falls, NY 12801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,204
Population in Households 15,021
Population in Familes 10,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density1 3,823
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 6,753
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 3,593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,251 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,502 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $158,630
Average Home Value $168,387


Median Household Income $43,513
Average Household Income $59,844
Per Capita Income $26,874
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.28%
Households 0.42% 0.26%
Families 0.22% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Glens Falls, NY 12801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12801 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 # 399 77th
Population Density1 # 322 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 921 47th
Median Household Income # 1450 17th
Per Capita Income # 1020 42nd

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