North River, NY 12856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North River, NY 12856

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.74, Longitude -74.051
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North River, NY 12856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 202
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (24.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (65.3%)
Median Home Value $164,286
Average Home Value $194,853


Median Household Income $37,669
Average Household Income $49,451
Per Capita Income $24,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 0.78%
Households 1.22% 0.82%
Families 1.15% 0.68%
Median Household Income   -1.87%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
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.

North River, NY 12856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12856 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 # 1574 10th
Population Density1 # 1702 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 1610 8th
Median Household Income # 1606 8th
Per Capita Income # 1190 32nd

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