Albany, NY 12203 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albany, NY 12203

Acceptable Alternative
Stuyvesant Plaza, NY 12203
Stuyvsnt Plz, NY 12203

Not Acceptable, USPS
McKownville, NY 12203
Pine, NY 12203
Westmere, NY 12203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.692, Longitude -73.828
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,219
  • PO Box Addresses: 260
  • Residential Addresses: 13,016
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,661
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,355

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

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Albany, NY 12203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,869
Daytime Population: Workers 28,623
Daytime Population: Residents 19,773
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,396
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 26,911
Population in Familes 15,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,958
Population Density2 3,149
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $62,253
Average Household Income $82,908
Per Capita Income $33,602


Total Housing Units 13,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,723 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,317 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 957 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $206,220
Average Home Value $253,518


Total Households 13,040
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 5,567
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 0.3% 0.24%
Households 0.1% 0.24%
Families -0.17% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Albany, NY 12203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12203 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 # 176 90th
Population Density # 356 80th
Diversity Index # 369 79th
Median Household Income # 655 63rd
Per Capita Income # 627 64th

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