Upper Jay, NY 12987 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12987: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Upper Jay, NY 12987

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.33, Longitude -73.84
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 63
  • Residential Addresses: 46
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 46

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

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Upper Jay, NY 12987 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 221
Daytime Population: Workers 34
Daytime Population: Residents 111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 220
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,518
Average Household Income $72,936
Per Capita Income $32,410


Total Housing Units 156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $160,294
Average Home Value $183,766


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 63
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 1.11% 0.36%
Households 1.18% 0.4%
Families 0.91% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Upper Jay, NY 12987 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12987 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 # 1571 10th
Population Density # 1561 11th
Diversity Index # 1418 19th
Median Household Income # 859 51st
Per Capita Income # 682 61st

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