Port Henry, NY 12974 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12974: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Henry, NY 12974

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 69
  • Single Family Addresses: 620
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.045, Longitude -73.465
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Port Henry, NY 12974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,777
Population in Households 1,769
Population in Familes 1,324
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 192
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 778
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $103,720
Average Home Value $135,759


Median Household Income $44,251
Average Household Income $55,184
Per Capita Income $24,213
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.03%
Households 0.1% 0.08%
Families -0.17% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Port Henry, NY 12974 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12974 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 # 1128 35th
Population Density1 # 870 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1210 31st
Median Household Income # 1413 19th
Per Capita Income # 1273 27th

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