Valley Falls, NY 12185 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12185: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Valley Falls, NY 12185

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Valley Falls, NY 12185

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rensselaer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.887, Longitude -73.545
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • PO Box Addresses: 108
  • Residential Addresses: 664
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
    • Single Family Addresses: 663

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

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Valley Falls, NY 12185 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,976
Population in Households 1,976
Population in Familes 1,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $67,026
Average Household Income $82,636
Per Capita Income $31,156


Total Housing Units 830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 596 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $204,854
Average Home Value $238,716


Total Households 745
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 542
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 -0.16% -0.02%
Households -0.18% -0.05%
Families -0.31% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Valley Falls, NY 12185 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12185 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 # 1071 39th
Population Density # 1093 37th
Diversity Index # 1400 19th
Median Household Income # 616 65th
Per Capita Income # 870 50th

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