Rainbow Lake, NY 12976 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12976: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rainbow Lake, NY 12976

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.49, Longitude -74.121
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rainbow Lake, NY 12976 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 397
Population in Households 306
Population in Familes 240
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (41.3%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $183,566


Median Household Income $44,439
Average Household Income $62,730
Per Capita Income $32,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% 0.79%
Households 2.34% 1.36%
Families 2.0% 1.3%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

Rainbow Lake, NY 12976 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12976 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 # 1497 14th
Population Density1 # 1391 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1069 39th
Median Household Income # 1402 20th
Per Capita Income # 598 66th

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