Fort Edward, NY 12828 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12828: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Edward, NY 12828

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fort Miller, NY 12828
Moreau, NY 12828

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 206
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,962
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 69
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.271, Longitude -73.587
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 12828 has segments in 2 Counties (Saratoga, Washington).

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Fort Edward, NY 12828 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,444
Population in Households 10,201
Population in Familes 8,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 243
Population Density1 219
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 3,984
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,804
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,991 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 993 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $139,164
Average Home Value $158,977


Median Household Income $48,298
Average Household Income $60,709
Per Capita Income $23,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.58%
Households 0.49% 0.61%
Families 0.37% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Fort Edward, NY 12828 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12828 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 # 512 71st
Population Density1 # 840 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 1251 28th
Median Household Income # 1231 29th
Per Capita Income # 1299 25th

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