ZIP Code 12561 - New Paltz New York

ZIP Code 12561 is located in New Paltz New York. Portions of 12561 are also in Gardiner and Rifton and Tillson and New Paltz (town) and Gardiner (town) and Esopus and Rosendale (town) and Plattekill (town). 12561 is entirely within Ulster County. Regionally, it is located in the Hudson Valley Region.

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ZIP Code 12561 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNew Paltz
Primary CountyUlster County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)18,136
Area Code(s)845
Current Time

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12561 Demographics

12561 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in New York based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 12561 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 12561 is White. The current unemployment level in 12561 is 4.3%.

Population Growth Rate-2.29%
Population Density298 People per Square Mile
Total Households6,225
Percentage High Income Households7.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$80,558
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$94,620
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)4.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 80.28%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 74.29%

12561 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American360.2%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

12561 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.14%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.1%

12561 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College5415.7%
Bachelor Degree2,30924.35%
High School Diploma1,63017.19%
No High School Diploma1001.05%
GED or Alternate1621.71%
1 or More Years of College1,28513.55%
Associates Degree8388.84%
Masters Degree1,98920.97%
Professional Degree3513.7%
Doctorate Degree2782.93%

12561 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 12561
RegionHudson Valley Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaKingston, NY
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area61 Square Miles

12561 Politics

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12561 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion67k - Northern Glaciated Shale and Slate Valleys

12561 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16182737495763615342332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658697781797161483758
Avg Precip (In.)

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