Severance, NY 12872 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Severance, NY 12872

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.884, Longitude -73.724
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Severance, NY 12872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 110
Population in Households 110
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (12.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (81.7%)
Median Home Value $182,500
Average Home Value $250,806


Median Household Income $39,990
Average Household Income $61,531
Per Capita Income $25,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.25% -0.74%
Households -1.33% -0.89%
Families -1.14% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Severance, NY 12872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12872 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 # 1640 6th
Population Density1 # 1682 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 957 45th
Median Household Income # 1556 11th
Per Capita Income # 1117 36th

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