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, 2017)


Total Population 189
Daytime Population: Workers 86
Daytime Population: Residents 116
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 202
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 180
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,997
Average Household Income $52,238
Per Capita Income $26,416


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (23.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (66.4%)
Median Home Value $179,688
Average Home Value $213,492


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 54
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 0.15% 0.21%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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

The table below compares 12856 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 # 1591 9th
Population Density # 1716 2nd
Diversity Index # 1605 8th
Median Household Income # 1605 8th
Per Capita Income # 1130 35th

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