West Shokan, NY 12494 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12494: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Shokan, NY 12494

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Shokan, NY 12494

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ulster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.946, Longitude -74.292
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 98
  • Residential Addresses: 291
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 291

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

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West Shokan, NY 12494 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 869
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 399
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 869
Population in Familes 652
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $79,491
Average Household Income $128,489
Per Capita Income $59,291


Total Housing Units 570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $332,500
Average Home Value $404,683


Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 238
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 0.77% 0.59%
Households 0.71% 0.54%
Families 0.47% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

West Shokan, NY 12494 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12494 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 # 1355 22nd
Population Density # 1582 10th
Diversity Index # 979 44th
Median Household Income # 394 77th
Per Capita Income # 118 93rd

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