Albany, NY 12210 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12210: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Albany, NY 12210

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Albany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.654, Longitude -73.757
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 556
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,301
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,958
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,343

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

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Albany, NY 12210 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,289
Population in Households 11,128
Population in Familes 6,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density2 12,900
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $35,298
Average Household Income $57,836
Per Capita Income $29,164


Total Housing Units 6,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 887 (13.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,728 (70.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,062 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $218,046
Average Home Value $233,484


Total Households 5,615
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 1,870
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 0.63% 0.62%
Households 0.54% 0.58%
Families 0.05% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Albany, NY 12210 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12210 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 # 495 72nd
Population Density # 169 90th
Diversity Index # 179 90th
Median Household Income # 1652 5th
Per Capita Income # 1001 43rd

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