Gansevoort, NY 12831 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 12831: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gansevoort, NY 12831

Acceptable Alternative
Wilton, NY 12831

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fortsville, NY 12831
Gurn Spring, NY 12831
Kings Station, NY 12831

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 257
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,368
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 250
  • County: Saratoga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.198, Longitude -73.678
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gansevoort, NY 12831 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,665
Population in Households 16,405
Population in Familes 13,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density1 289
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 6,278
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 4,522
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,736 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,866 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,412 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 458 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $222,983
Average Home Value $240,839


Median Household Income $70,465
Average Household Income $85,749
Per Capita Income $32,799
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.94%
Households 1.08% 1.04%
Families 0.94% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Gansevoort, NY 12831 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12831 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 # 373 79th
Population Density1 # 775 56th
Diversity Index2 # 933 47th
Median Household Income # 446 74th
Per Capita Income # 595 66th

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