Salem, NY 12865 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 12865: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, NY 12865

Acceptable Alternative
E Greenwich, NY 12865
East Greenwich, NY 12865

Not Acceptable, USPS
Belcher, NY 12865
East Hebron, NY 12865
West Hebron, NY 12865

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.153, Longitude -73.343
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • PO Box Addresses: 339
  • Residential Addresses: 1,298
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,298

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

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Salem, NY 12865 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,501
Daytime Population: Workers 1,031
Daytime Population: Residents 1,599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,630
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 3,500
Population in Familes 2,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $53,231
Average Household Income $71,168
Per Capita Income $28,739


Total Housing Units 1,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,158 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $174,339
Average Home Value $220,445


Total Households 1,413
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 970
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 -0.28% -0.08%
Households -0.43% -0.17%
Families -0.57% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Salem, NY 12865 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12865 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 # 856 51st
Population Density # 1344 23rd
Diversity Index # 1234 29th
Median Household Income # 1009 42nd
Per Capita Income # 941 46th

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