Dover Plains, NY 12522 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dover Plains, NY 12522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dutchess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.718, Longitude -73.582
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 107
  • PO Box Addresses: 464
  • Residential Addresses: 1,572
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,572

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

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Dover Plains, NY 12522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,538
Daytime Population: Workers 1,402
Daytime Population: Residents 3,059
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,461
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 5,477
Population in Familes 4,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 150
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $63,758
Average Household Income $80,760
Per Capita Income $32,475


Total Housing Units 2,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,525 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 678 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $270,536
Average Home Value $325,721


Total Households 2,203
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,438
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 0.17% 0.18%
Households 0.14% 0.15%
Families -0.06% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Dover Plains, NY 12522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12522 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 # 703 60th
Population Density # 938 46th
Diversity Index # 472 73rd
Median Household Income # 622 64th
Per Capita Income # 679 61st

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