Comstock, NY 12821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Comstock, NY 12821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 101
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.462, Longitude -73.371
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Comstock, NY 12821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,933
Population in Households 1,114
Population in Familes 924
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,819
Population Density1 283
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 5.86
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 6


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $121,053
Average Home Value $132,831


Median Household Income $54,241
Average Household Income $61,688
Per Capita Income $18,737
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.02%
Households 0.69% 0.42%
Families 0.68% 0.28%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   0.13%
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.

Comstock, NY 12821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12821 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 # 918 47th
Population Density1 # 784 55th
Diversity Index2 # 186 89th
Median Household Income # 886 49th
Per Capita Income # 1612 7th

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