Essex, NY 12936 ZIP Code Profile

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Essex, NY | Whallonsburg, NY

ZIP Code 12936: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Essex, NY 12936

Acceptable Alternative
Whallonsburg, NY 12936

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.262, Longitude -73.374
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 137
  • Residential Addresses: 211
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 211

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 12936 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Essex, NY 12936 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 616
Population in Households 615
Population in Familes 451
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $55,966
Average Household Income $78,762
Per Capita Income $37,088


Total Housing Units 584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (50.3%)
Median Home Value $177,885
Average Home Value $228,601


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.61% -0.62%
Households -0.57% -0.63%
Families -0.92% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Essex, NY 12936 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12936 to the other 1,740 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1425 18th
Population Density # 1626 7th
Diversity Index # 1676 4th
Median Household Income # 962 45th
Per Capita Income # 557 68th

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