Chestertown, NY 12817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chestertown, NY 12817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 716
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.636, Longitude -73.804
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chestertown, NY 12817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,336
Population in Households 2,325
Population in Familes 1,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 847 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,087 (50.9%)
Median Home Value $206,720
Average Home Value $304,191


Median Household Income $50,760
Average Household Income $70,020
Per Capita Income $31,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.46%
Households 0.74% 0.45%
Families 0.56% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Chestertown, NY 12817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12817 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 # 1005 42nd
Population Density1 # 1403 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1297 25th
Median Household Income # 1091 37th
Per Capita Income # 659 62nd

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