Witherbee, NY 12998 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12998: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Witherbee, NY 12998

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 124
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.087, Longitude -73.536
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Witherbee, NY 12998 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 655
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 407
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 411
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 632
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $47,322
Average Household Income $64,373
Per Capita Income $26,185


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $95,430
Average Home Value $144,884


Total Households 262
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 175
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 0.45% 0.12%
Households 0.48% 0.08%
Families 0.32% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Witherbee, NY 12998 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12998 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 # 1414 19th
Population Density # 1394 20th
Diversity Index # 1064 39th
Median Household Income # 1351 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1156 34th

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