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Zip Code 12159 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 12159 is 7,882 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.09 | Zip Code 12159 land area is 14.0883 sq. miles | Population density is 559.47 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 12159

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 45
Median Age - Male 45
Median Age - Female 45

Median age of zip code 12159 is 19% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 21% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 12159 is 23.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 25.7% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 12159 median age is 15.1% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 16.9% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 12159

White population 7217
Black or African American population 163
Asian population 357
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 83

Region of birth

Zip code 12159 ancestry distribution

Arab 1.2% Czech 0.8%
Danish 0.4% Dutch 3.7%
English 12.3% French No Basque 3.7%
French Canadian 1% German 19%
Greek 1.5% Hungarian 0.8%
Irish 22.3% Italian 14.8%
Lithuanian 0.4% Norwegian 0.9%
Polish 7.2% Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 6.3% Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 2.3% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 1.5%
Swiss 0.3% Ukrainian 0.4%
USA 4.2% Welsh 1%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 16.8%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 12159

Family Type Distribution
Total families 2049
Married couples 85.7%
Other couples 14.3%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 12159

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 6.05% 12.96%
$30,000 and $50,000 4.2% 6.96%
$50,000 and $100,000 28.99% 32.97%
$100,000 and $200,000 41.34% 34.85%
$200,000 or more 19.42% 12.25%

Households by size in zip code 12159

Household language in zip code 12159

English language 88.75%
Spanish language 4.68%
Other European language 5.08%
Asian language 1.19%
Other language 0.3%

Population by housing unit in zip code 12159

Total Occupied housing units 3248
Detached housing units 62.65%
Attached housing units 9.11%
2 units 2.43%
3 - 4 units 2.56%
5 - 9 units 5.3%
10 - 19 units 7.48%
20 - 49 units 4%
50 or more units 5.45%
Mobile homes 1.02%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 12159

Use car, track or Van 92.72%
Use public transportation 0.32%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.49%
Walk to work 2.11%
Work at home 4.36%

School attendance in zip code 12159

Attent Preschool programs 1.8%
Attend Public School 20.75%
Attend college undergraduate program 1.8%
Attent graduate studies 1.96%
Not enrolled in school 73.69%

Highest school attainment in zip code 12159

Less then 9th grade 1.38%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 1.81%
High school diploma 17.96%
Some college, no degree 12.56%
Associate degree 14.38%
Bachelor's degree 38.26%
Graduate or professional degree 13.64%

Real Estate in zip code 12159

Housing occupied 95.22%
Housing vacant 4.78%
Housing occupied by owner 70.57%
Housing occupied by tenant 29.43%
Total Rented Units 956
Median Contract Gross Rent $930
Median Gross Rent $1,036
Median Home Value $324,700

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 12159 median gross rent is 11.4% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 12159

Studio $720
1 Bedroom $750
2 Bedrooms $910
3 Bedrooms $1,090
4 Bedrooms $1,190
AVERAGE RENT $932

Average rent in zip code 12159 ($932.00) is 1.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 0.4% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 12159 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 2.2% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 1.2% lower, two bedroom rent is 1.9% lower, three bedroom rent is 1.8% lower, four bedroom rent is 1.9% lower.

Housing units in zip code 12159

Total housing units 3411
Detached housing units 61.89%
Attached housing units 8.68%
2 units 2.32%
3 - 4 units 2.43%
5 - 9 units 5.04%
10 - 19 units 9%
20 - 49 units 3.81%
50 or more units 5.19%
Mobile homes 1.64%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 12159

Total Real Estate Taxes $17,798,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $13,560,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $4,238,000

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