Ithaca, NY 14853 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14853: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ithaca, NY 14853

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 83
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tompkins County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.44, Longitude -76.487
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ithaca, NY 14853 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,814
Population in Households 385
Population in Familes 31
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,429
Population Density1 7,347
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (17.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (80.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.8%)
Median Home Value $360,000
Average Home Value $355,000


Median Household Income $14,732
Average Household Income $28,130
Per Capita Income $10,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.12%
Households 3.26% 1.76%
Families 1.7% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   -0.07%
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.

Ithaca, NY 14853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14853 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 # 686 61st
Population Density1 # 226 87th
Diversity Index2 # 206 88th
Median Household Income # 1706 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1703 2nd

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