Slingerlands, NY 12159 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12159: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Slingerlands, NY 12159

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.643, Longitude -73.878
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 211
  • PO Box Addresses: 241
  • Residential Addresses: 3,539
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 620
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,919

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Slingerlands, NY 12159 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,003
Population in Households 7,980
Population in Familes 6,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 563
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $100,101
Average Household Income $137,775
Per Capita Income $56,455


Total Housing Units 3,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,973 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,301 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $357,368
Average Home Value $451,102


Total Households 3,274
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,946
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.97% 0.82%
Households 0.78% 0.69%
Families 0.65% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Slingerlands, NY 12159 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12159 to the other 1,740 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 593 66th
Population Density # 630 64th
Diversity Index # 683 61st
Median Household Income # 239 86th
Per Capita Income # 151 91st

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