Mooers Forks, NY 12959 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12959: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mooers Forks, NY 12959

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 514
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.966, Longitude -73.694
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mooers Forks, NY 12959 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,307
Population in Households 1,302
Population in Familes 1,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 425 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $118,088
Average Home Value $130,706


Median Household Income $44,274
Average Household Income $54,047
Per Capita Income $21,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.0%
Households 0.09% 0.12%
Families -0.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Mooers Forks, NY 12959 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12959 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 # 1244 29th
Population Density1 # 1431 18th
Diversity Index2 # 1606 8th
Median Household Income # 1412 19th
Per Capita Income # 1509 13th

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