Porter Corners, NY 12859 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12859: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Porter Corners, NY 12859

Acceptable Alternative
Porter Cors, NY 12859

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saratoga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.174, Longitude -73.89
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 859
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 859

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

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Porter Corners, NY 12859 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,197
Daytime Population: Workers 107
Daytime Population: Residents 1,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,278
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 2,189
Population in Familes 1,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $71,643
Average Household Income $87,667
Per Capita Income $32,276


Total Housing Units 895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 672 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $218,571
Average Home Value $224,554


Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 605
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 0.6% 0.68%
Households 0.63% 0.71%
Families 0.51% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Porter Corners, NY 12859 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12859 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 # 1026 41st
Population Density # 1086 38th
Diversity Index # 1252 28th
Median Household Income # 490 72nd
Per Capita Income # 689 61st

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