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, 2017)


Total Population 2,748
Daytime Population: Workers 976
Daytime Population: Residents 535
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,511
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 1,002
Population in Familes 335
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,746
Population Density2 328
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $55,581
Average Household Income $66,740
Per Capita Income $18,458


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $127,778
Average Home Value $142,262


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 6.96
Family Households 109
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 -0.26% -0.1%
Households 0.79% 0.14%
Families 0.78% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   0.74%

Comstock, NY 12821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12821 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 # 936 46th
Population Density # 756 57th
Diversity Index # 185 90th
Median Household Income # 907 48th
Per Capita Income # 1633 6th

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