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: 1,225
  • PO Box Addresses: 264
  • Residential Addresses: 13,013
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,683
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,330

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

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Albany, NY 12203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,525
Population in Households 26,707
Population in Familes 15,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,818
Population Density2 3,143
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $63,716
Average Household Income $85,507
Per Capita Income $34,670


Total Housing Units 13,987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,499 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,476 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,012 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $209,886
Average Home Value $260,005


Total Households 12,975
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 5,544
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 0.18% 0.38%
Households 0.03% 0.42%
Families -0.23% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Albany, NY 12203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12203 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 # 175 90th
Population Density # 356 80th
Diversity Index # 369 79th
Median Household Income # 692 60th
Per Capita Income # 662 62nd

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