Albany, NY 12208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albany, NY 12208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.653, Longitude -73.807
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 474
  • PO Box Addresses: 192
  • Residential Addresses: 9,990
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,087
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,903

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



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Albany, NY 12208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 23,270
Daytime Population: Workers 34,573
Daytime Population: Residents 11,264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,837
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.97
Population in Households 21,198
Population in Familes 11,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,072
Population Density2 5,372
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,790
Average Household Income $75,044
Per Capita Income $32,974

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,424 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,360 (50.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 805 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $198,892
Average Home Value $216,603
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,784
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 4,061
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% 0.3%
Households 0.02% 0.19%
Families -0.25% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Albany, NY 12208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12208 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 # 283 84th
Population Density # 277 84th
Diversity Index # 336 81st
Median Household Income # 943 46th
Per Capita Income # 652 63rd

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