Black River, NY 13612 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 13612: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Black River, NY 13612

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • Single Family Addresses: 852
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 56
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.006, Longitude -75.797
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Black River, NY 13612 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,938
Population in Households 2,930
Population in Familes 2,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 1,145
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 799 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $133,507
Average Home Value $169,180


Median Household Income $53,319
Average Household Income $64,797
Per Capita Income $25,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.69%
Households 1.12% 0.79%
Families 0.93% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Black River, NY 13612 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 13612 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 # 917 47th
Population Density1 # 942 46th
Diversity Index2 # 637 64th
Median Household Income # 940 46th
Per Capita Income # 1162 33rd

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