Schroon Lake, NY 12870 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Schroon Lake, NY 12870

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blue Ridge, NY 12870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 97
  • Single Family Addresses: 479
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.84, Longitude -73.76
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Schroon Lake, NY 12870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,412
Population in Households 1,408
Population in Familes 1,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 647
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 390
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (26.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,186 (64.7%)
Median Home Value $189,091
Average Home Value $283,791
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,956
Average Household Income $61,074
Per Capita Income $28,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.49%
Households -0.79% -0.53%
Families -0.99% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Schroon Lake, NY 12870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12870 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 # 1216 30th
Population Density1 # 1657 5th
Diversity Index2 # 1117 36th
Median Household Income # 1294 26th
Per Capita Income # 923 47th

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