Plattsburgh, NY 12903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 126
  • Single Family Addresses: 400
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 449
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.707, Longitude -73.475
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plattsburgh, NY 12903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,473
Daytime Population: Workers 1,219
Daytime Population: Residents 831
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 1,436
Population in Familes 835
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 308
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $46,996
Average Household Income $57,512
Per Capita Income $24,486


Total Housing Units 649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (55.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $137,674
Average Home Value $161,887


Total Households 622
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 245
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 0.99% 0.96%
Households 1.29% 1.01%
Families 0.94% 0.8%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Plattsburgh, NY 12903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12903 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 # 1192 32nd
Population Density # 771 56th
Diversity Index # 814 54th
Median Household Income # 1365 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1335 24th

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