Schenectady, NY 12302 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Schenectady, NY 12302

Acceptable Alternative
Glenville, NY 12302
Scotia, NY 12302

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Glenville, NY 12302
Schdy, NY 12302
Stoodley Corners, NY 12302

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Schenectady County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.856, Longitude -73.956
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 12302 has segments in 2 Counties (Saratoga, Schenectady).

  • Businesses Addresses: 585
  • PO Box Addresses: 80
  • Residential Addresses: 11,889
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,455
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,434

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 12302 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 12302 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Schenectady, NY 12302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,079
Population in Households 27,545
Population in Familes 22,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 534
Population Density2 639
Diversity Index3 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,776
Average Household Income $89,940
Per Capita Income $37,729

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,544 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,047 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 675 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $196,471
Average Home Value $232,646
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,591
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,580
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.16% 0.08%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families -0.08% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Schenectady, NY 12302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12302 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 # 231 87th
Population Density # 610 65th
Diversity Index # 991 43rd
Median Household Income # 500 71st
Per Capita Income # 524 70th

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