Piercefield, NY 12973 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12973: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Piercefield, NY 12973

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Saint Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.228, Longitude -74.568
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Piercefield, NY 12973 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 134
Daytime Population: Workers 74
Daytime Population: Residents 89
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 100
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $50,705
Average Household Income $57,941
Per Capita Income $25,988


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $194,000


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 38
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 2.01% 1.17%
Households 1.73% 1.3%
Families 1.96% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Piercefield, NY 12973 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12973 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 # 1628 7th
Population Density # 1649 5th
Diversity Index # 1696 3rd
Median Household Income # 1188 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1174 33rd

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