Paul Smiths, NY 12970 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Paul Smiths, NY

Camera Icon Photos of the local Paul Smiths, NY area

ZIP Code 12970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 105
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.435, Longitude -74.277
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


12970 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Paul Smiths, NY 12970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,034
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 429
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 4.03
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (24.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (67.4%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $206,140


Median Household Income $44,849
Average Household Income $62,826
Per Capita Income $12,391
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.78%
Households 2.19% 1.3%
Families 1.94% 1.21%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Paul Smiths, NY 12970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12970 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 # 1315 25th
Population Density1 # 1646 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1053 40th
Median Household Income # 1390 20th
Per Capita Income # 1693 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.

New York Research Tools

New York Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare New York Census Data
Highest or Lowest: