Rouses Point, NY 12979 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12979: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rouses Point, NY 12979

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 126
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,127
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.991, Longitude -73.367
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rouses Point, NY 12979 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,453
Population in Households 2,442
Population in Familes 1,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 403
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,167
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 672
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 681 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 486 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $143,403
Average Home Value $173,018


Median Household Income $54,594
Average Household Income $67,384
Per Capita Income $32,093
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.19%
Households 0.32% 0.27%
Families 0.14% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Rouses Point, NY 12979 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12979 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 # 979 44th
Population Density1 # 709 59th
Diversity Index2 # 1216 30th
Median Household Income # 867 50th
Per Capita Income # 629 64th

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