12487 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Ulster Park, NY

ZIP Code 12487: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ulster Park, NY 12487

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ulster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.867, Longitude -73.99
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • PO Box Addresses: 87
  • Residential Addresses: 1,159
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 65
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,094

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2023, Maps updated: February 3, 2023.


Ulster Park, NY 12487 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 3,288 (100%)
Population in Households 2,880 (87.6%)
Population in Families 2,279 (69.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 408 (12.4%)
Population Density 187
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $83,124
Average Household Income $116,592
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $43,868
Wealth Index5 118


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 898 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 329 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $307,710
Average Home Value $347,887
Housing Affordability Index3 118


Total Households 1,227
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 795
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.48% -0.09%
Households -0.25% 0.08%
Families   0.03%
Median Household Income   5.20%
Per Capita Income   4.31%
Owner Occupied HU   0.24%

Ulster Park, NY 12487 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12487 to the other 1,735 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 861 50th
Population Density # 869 50th
Median Household Income # 602 65th
Housing Affordability Index # 748 43rd
Per Capita Income # 599 66th
Diversity Index # 820 53rd

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