Climax, NY 12042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Climax, NY 12042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.373, Longitude -73.866
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 45
  • Residential Addresses: 159
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 159

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Climax, NY 12042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 426
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 206
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 426
Population in Familes 354
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $63,674
Average Household Income $75,203
Per Capita Income $32,835


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $191,912
Average Home Value $212,898


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 130
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 -0.13% 0.05%
Households -0.22% -0.11%
Families -0.42% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Climax, NY 12042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12042 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 # 1493 14th
Population Density # 1277 27th
Diversity Index # 1396 20th
Median Household Income # 624 64th
Per Capita Income # 661 62nd

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