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, 2017)


Total Population 393
Daytime Population: Workers 18
Daytime Population: Residents 198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 216
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $47,992
Average Household Income $66,805
Per Capita Income $33,018


Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (43.7%)
Median Home Value $142,778
Average Home Value $179,323


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.47% 0.2%
Households 0.82% 0.23%
Families 0.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

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

The table below compares 12976 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 # 1501 14th
Population Density # 1587 9th
Diversity Index # 1133 35th
Median Household Income # 1325 24th
Per Capita Income # 649 63rd

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