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Zip Code 12205 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 12205 is 27,575 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.04 | Zip Code 12205 land area is 15.7941 sq. miles | Population density is 1,745.91 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 12205

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 42.6
Median Age - Male 40.7
Median Age - Female 44.6

Median age of zip code 12205 is 19.3% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 14.5% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 12205 is 19% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 13.7% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 12205 median age is 20.2% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 15.8% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 12205

White population 24537
Black or African American population 1447
Asian population 907
American Indian and Alaska Native population 14
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 187

Region of birth

Zip code 12205 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.6% Czech 0.4%
Danish 0.5% Dutch 4.1%
English 10.2% French No Basque 6.5%
French Canadian 2.6% German 20.8%
Greek 0.7% Hungarian 0.3%
Irish 28.6% Italian 23.4%
Lithuanian 0.5% Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 8.3% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 1.1% Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 1.4% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 0.2% Swedish 0.9%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.7%
USA 3.1% Welsh 0.8%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.3% Other Ancestries 12.1%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 12205

Family Type Distribution
Total families 7368
Married couples 72.16%
Other couples 27.84%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 12205

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.96% 17.28%
$30,000 and $50,000 19.86% 19.07%
$50,000 and $100,000 41.12% 39.83%
$100,000 and $200,000 27.1% 21.29%
$200,000 or more 2.96% 2.52%

Households by size in zip code 12205

Household language in zip code 12205

English language 88.7%
Spanish language 2.12%
Other European language 6.63%
Asian language 2.14%
Other language 0.4%

Population by housing unit in zip code 12205

Total Occupied housing units 11456
Detached housing units 70.44%
Attached housing units 2.85%
2 units 10.93%
3 - 4 units 3.12%
5 - 9 units 1.66%
10 - 19 units 0.23%
20 - 49 units 0.71%
50 or more units 8.18%
Mobile homes 1.89%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 12205

Use car, track or Van 94.74%
Use public transportation 2.18%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.08%
Walk to work 0.81%
Work at home 2.19%

School attendance in zip code 12205

Attent Preschool programs 2.72%
Attend Public School 12.79%
Attend college undergraduate program 6.62%
Attent graduate studies 1.5%
Not enrolled in school 76.36%

Highest school attainment in zip code 12205

Less then 9th grade 2.3%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 5.44%
High school diploma 34.51%
Some college, no degree 24.45%
Associate degree 14.63%
Bachelor's degree 17.19%
Graduate or professional degree 1.47%

Real Estate in zip code 12205

Housing occupied 95.6%
Housing vacant 4.4%
Housing occupied by owner 71.77%
Housing occupied by tenant 28.23%
Total Rented Units 3234
Median Contract Gross Rent $884
Median Gross Rent $1,043
Median Home Value $193,300

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 12205 median gross rent is 17.99% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 12205

Studio $770
1 Bedroom $790
2 Bedrooms $970
3 Bedrooms $1,160
4 Bedrooms $1,270
AVERAGE RENT $992

Average rent in zip code 12205 ($992.00) is 9.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 6.1% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 12205 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 9.8% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 9.3% higher, two bedroom rent is 9.6% higher, three bedroom rent is 9.5% higher, four bedroom rent is 9.8% higher.

Housing units in zip code 12205

Total housing units 11983
Detached housing units 70.46%
Attached housing units 2.86%
2 units 11.22%
3 - 4 units 2.98%
5 - 9 units 1.59%
10 - 19 units 0.22%
20 - 49 units 0.68%
50 or more units 8.19%
Mobile homes 1.8%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 12205

Total Real Estate Taxes $23,788,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $16,455,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $7,333,200

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Zip Codes Near 12205

Zip Code City County Distance
12203 Albany Albany 2.29 ml
12211 Albany Albany 2.4 ml
12110 Latham Albany 3.07 ml
12206 Albany Albany 3.33 ml
12204 Albany Albany 3.57 ml
12210 Albany Albany 4.04 ml
12208 Albany Albany 4.54 ml
12189 Watervliet Albany 5.19 ml
12209 Albany Albany 5.36 ml
12207 Albany Albany 5.62 ml