Putnam Station, NY 12861 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12861: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Putnam Station, NY 12861

Acceptable Alternative
Putnam Sta, NY 12861

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.75, Longitude -73.418
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 31
  • Residential Addresses: 403
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 403

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

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Putnam Station, NY 12861 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 630
Daytime Population: Workers 230
Daytime Population: Residents 348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 578
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 628
Population in Familes 510
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $54,729
Average Household Income $69,066
Per Capita Income $29,152


Total Housing Units 690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (33.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 ( 4.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 425 (61.6%)
Median Home Value $222,115
Average Home Value $361,472


Total Households 265
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 187
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 0.47% 0.16%
Households 0.32% 0.08%
Families 0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Putnam Station, NY 12861 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12861 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 # 1421 19th
Population Density # 1632 7th
Diversity Index # 1711 2nd
Median Household Income # 950 46th
Per Capita Income # 912 48th

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