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, 2017)


Total Population 1,616
Daytime Population: Workers 622
Daytime Population: Residents 799
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,421
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,611
Population in Familes 1,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 222
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $46,484
Average Household Income $57,248
Per Capita Income $25,374


Total Housing Units 866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $106,215
Average Home Value $132,846


Total Households 715
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 427
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 -0.06% -0.21%
Households 0.02% -0.17%
Families -0.26% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

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

The table below compares 12974 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 # 1156 34th
Population Density # 847 52nd
Diversity Index # 1175 33rd
Median Household Income # 1380 21st
Per Capita Income # 1236 29th

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