ZIP Code 12009 - Altamont Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameAltamont
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Albany
Secondary County: Schenectady
Area Code518
Current Population:7164
Racial Majority:White 93.76%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.3%
Unemployment Rate:2.3%
Median Household Income$71891
Average Adjusted Gross Income$92110
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range220 - 1431 ft.
Area52 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.69882600, -74.03662500

Zip Code 12009 Profile

Zip Code 12009 is located in the state of New York in the Albany - Schenectady - Troy metro area. Zip code 12009 is primarily located in Albany County. Portions of 12009 are also located in Schenectady County. The official US Postal Service name for 12009 is ALTAMONT, New York. Portions of zip code 12009 are contained within or border the city limits of Altamont, NY, . The area code for zip code 12009 is 518. 12009 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 12009 is 2.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 12009 decreased to 7164 from 7628 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 12009 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 12009 public schools is White. 23.7% of students in 12009 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6811 93.76% 6722 +1%
 Black Or African American 49 0.67% 72 -32%
 Hispanic 162 2.23% 145 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.19% 8 +75%
 Asian 104 1.43% 115 -10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.06% 0 +0%
 Other Race 9 0% 9 -100%
 Two Or More Races 93 1.65% 93 +29%

Zip Code 12009 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.3%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 5.8%
 Asian 2.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 12009 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population71647628
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households2854
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$71891
Income Under $50K Per Year33.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year30.30%
12009 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 20Paul TonkoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$233590
Average Real Estate Sale Price$227366
Current Unemployment Level 2.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 83f - Mohawk Valley
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 12009 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)12142434455459574938301936
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334356687681797159473557
Avg Precip (In.)2.882.333.33.493.93.973.673.733.563.323.472.9340.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
CBSA Type12009
CBSA Population860803
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours