Salem, NY 12865 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 12865: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, NY 12865

Acceptable Alternative
E Greenwich, NY 12865
East Greenwich, NY 12865

Not Acceptable, USPS
Belcher, NY 12865
East Hebron, NY 12865
West Hebron, NY 12865

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 85
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,266
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.153, Longitude -73.343
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salem, NY 12865 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,482
Population in Households 3,479
Population in Familes 2,800
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,414
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 971
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,155 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $160,673
Average Home Value $208,074


Median Household Income $53,401
Average Household Income $67,521
Per Capita Income $27,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.02%
Households 0.01% 0.01%
Families -0.1% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Salem, NY 12865 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12865 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 # 867 50th
Population Density1 # 1359 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1220 29th
Median Household Income # 935 46th
Per Capita Income # 966 45th

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