Zip Code 12202 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlbany
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Albany
Area Code518
Current Population:9628
Racial Majority:African American 59.97%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 61.9%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$26137
Average Adjusted Gross Income$30920
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range59 - 98 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.63272300, -73.76322800

Zip Code 12202 Description

Zip Code 12202 is located in the state of New York in the Albany - Schenectady - Troy metro area. Zip code 12202 is primarily located in Albany County. The official US Postal Service name for 12202 is ALBANY, New York. Portions of zip code 12202 are contained within or border the city limits of Albany, NY, Rensselaer, NY, . The area code for zip code 12202 is 518. 12202 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 12202 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 12202 decreased to 9628 from 10021 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 12202 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 12202 public schools is Black. 79.2% of students in 12202 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1986 21.91% 2445 -19%
 Black Or African American 5437 59.97% 5266 +3%
 Hispanic 1122 12.38% 1264 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.18% 26 -38%
 Asian 277 3.06% 253 +9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 21 0% 21 -100%
 Two Or More Races 350 2.51% 350 -35%

Zip Code 12202 Race/Ethnicity

 White 10.8%
 Black Or African American 61.9%
 Hispanic 13.7%
 Asian 10.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 12202 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population962810021
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households4322
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
79.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$26137
Income Under $50K Per Year77.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
12202 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 20Paul TonkoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$121596
Average Real Estate Sale Price$82167
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59i - Hudson Valley
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 12202 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)13152536475661595039312038
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354557707883817361493758
Avg Precip (In.)2.492.042.913.223.683.783.73.863.213.183.142.5737.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
CBSA Type12202
CBSA Population860803
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours