Lake George, NY 12845 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12845: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake George, NY 12845

Not Acceptable, USPS
Assembly Point, NY 12845

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 402
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,561
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 41
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.417, Longitude -73.685
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake George, NY 12845 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,065
Daytime Population: Workers 7,045
Daytime Population: Residents 2,327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,372
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.85
Population in Households 4,998
Population in Familes 3,953
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $64,247
Average Household Income $86,829
Per Capita Income $37,689


Total Housing Units 3,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,541 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,719 (44.2%)
Median Home Value $261,391
Average Home Value $370,311


Total Households 2,174
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,399
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 -0.07% 0.02%
Households -0.06% 0.03%
Families -0.25% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Lake George, NY 12845 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12845 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 # 732 58th
Population Density # 1042 40th
Diversity Index # 1245 29th
Median Household Income # 609 65th
Per Capita Income # 465 73rd

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