Lyon Mountain, NY 12955 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12955: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lyon Mountain, NY 12955

Acceptable Alternative
Merrill, NY 12955

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 187
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.794, Longitude -73.965
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lyon Mountain, NY 12955 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 248
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 160
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 207
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,542
Average Household Income $58,968
Per Capita Income $27,448


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (30.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (61.1%)
Median Home Value $94,286
Average Home Value $140,000


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 78
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 -0.22% -0.16%
Households -0.24% -0.17%
Families -0.52% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Lyon Mountain, NY 12955 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12955 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 # 1558 11th
Population Density # 1653 5th
Diversity Index # 1512 13th
Median Household Income # 1115 36th
Per Capita Income # 1040 40th

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