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12779 Zip Code (South Fallsburg, NY) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,951
Zip code population in 2010: 2,460
Zip code population in 2000: 1,544

Houses and condos: 1,699
Renter-occupied apartments: 534
% of renters here:

62%
State:

46%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 12779: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 227 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 12779
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.4% ($5,910)
New York:

1.7% ($5,732)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,273 (2.2%)

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Males: 1,009  (51.7%)
Females: 941  (48.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 12779:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 12779:

  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

Zip code 12779 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 12779 (2019)
    • 1,13946.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 89336.3%White
    • 33213.5%Black
    • 461.9%Two or more races
    • 251.0%American Indian
    • 210.9%Asian
    • 30.1%Some other race
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 1,269
Rural population: 681

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $250,120
12779:

$250,120
New York:

$338,700



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in 12779 zip code as of January 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 12779 is 210 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.5 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
New York:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 12779, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,627 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,627
State:

$77,088

Salary/wage: $32,809 (reported on 88.8% of returns)
Here:

$32,809
State:

$60,593
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.1% for AGIs below $25k, 88.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,285 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,285
New York:

$3,125
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,100 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,100
State:

$10,299
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,075 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,075
State:

+$42,474
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,192 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,192
State:

+$16,168
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,775 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
12779:

$7,775
New York:

$17,621

Total itemized deductions: $22,100 (26% of AGI, reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

$22,100
State:

$34,985

Here:

26.3% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,090 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,090
State:

$5,572
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $10,471 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
12779:

$10,471
State:

$18,656
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,652 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,652
State:

$2,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 72.4%
Here:

72%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 69.2% for AGIs below $25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 12779, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,146 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,146
State:

$59,519

Salary/wage: $29,149 (reported on 86.8% of returns)
Here:

$29,149
State:

$50,673
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $10k, 85.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,226 (reported on 35.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,226
New York:

$2,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,844 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,844
State:

$5,394
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,000 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,000
State:

+$23,581
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,283 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

+$12,283
State:

+$13,809
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,826 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
12779:

$2,826
New York:

$3,115

Total itemized deductions: $18,812 (23% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,812
State:

$25,864

Here:

22.9% of AGI
State:

21.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,637 (3% of AGI, reported on 23.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,637
State:

$4,439

Here:

3.1% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,290 (reported on 61.6% of returns)
12779:

$6,290
State:

$11,730
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,851 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,851
State:

$1,757

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.7%
Here:

77%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 66.3% for AGIs below $10k, 79.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$33,118
New York:

$72,108
South Fallsburg, NY (12779) map Nearest zip codes: 12733, 12751, 12784, 12738, 12789, 12747.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

31.0%
New York:

43.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.3%
New York:

43.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 154
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 706


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 38 (0 now married, 37 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 286 (92 now married, 194 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 12779 with a mortgage: 95 (17 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 241

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,060
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $924

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

20.7%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

19.6%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.1
State:

3.8
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  • Notable locations in zip code 12779: South Fallsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Tarry Brae Municipal Golf Course (B), Fallsburg Library (C), Fallsburg Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 192010 to 2013
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 1361990 to 1999
  • 3471980 to 1989
  • 2421970 to 1979
  • 1961960 to 1969
  • 1721950 to 1959
  • 1411940 to 1949
  • 1881939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Fallsburg, NY (12779)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Fallsburg, NY (12779)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1132 bedrooms
  • 2093 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Fallsburg, NY (12779)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Fallsburg, NY (12779)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3881 bedroom
  • 1332 bedrooms
  • 103 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in South Fallsburg, NY (12779) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Fallsburg, NY (12779) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 961 vehicle
  • 1542 vehicles
  • 483 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in South Fallsburg, NY (12779) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Fallsburg, NY (12779) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 140no vehicle
  • 1781 vehicle
  • 2142 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 12779 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 12779 household income distribution in 2019
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 114$10,000 to $14,999
  • 74$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$25,000 to $29,999
  • 92$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 101$40,000 to $44,999
  • 27$50,000 to $59,999
  • 106$60,000 to $74,999
  • 64$75,000 to $99,999
  • 51$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 12779

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 12779
  • 16$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 111$200,000 to $249,999
  • 33$250,000 to $299,999
  • 90$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 12779

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 12779
  • 71$200 to $249
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 50$350 to $399
  • 51$500 to $549
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 147$650 to $699
  • 35$750 to $799
  • 20$800 to $899
  • 43$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,500 to $1,999
  • 49No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $703.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $688,650.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $266,915
  • Black or African American householders: $221,180
  • Asian householders: $219,630
  • Some other race householders: $419,881
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $399,210

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $250,120
12779:

$250,120
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $205,962 - $319,402

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $208,625
Here:

$208,625
State:

$393,458
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 12779
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 766
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 244
  • 3 or 4: 208
  • 5 to 9: 300
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • Mobile homes: 77

Unemployment: 6.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 12779

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 12779
  • 59.7%491Drove a car alone
  • 26.9%221Carpooled
  • 3.3%27Bus or trolley bus
  • 4.9%40Walked
  • 4.5%37Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 12779

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 12779
  • 54Less than 5 minutes
  • 565 to 9 minutes
  • 30910 to 14 minutes
  • 15615 to 19 minutes
  • 6020 to 24 minutes
  • 13030 to 34 minutes
  • 1790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 92.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,951
  • Male householders: 525 (171 living alone), Female householders: 343 (148 living alone)
  • 261 spouses (261 opposite-sex spouses), 30 unmarried partners, (30 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 556 children (555 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 44 parents, 0 foster children, 68 other relatives, 56 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 30 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 265 2-persons, 133 3-persons, 107 4-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 319 1-person, 30 2-persons

97 married couples with children.
187 single-parent households (106 men, 81 women).

71.4% of residents of 12779 zip code speak English at home.
23.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% very well, 29% well, 41% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
5.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 296 (15.2%)
(4.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

15.2%
Whole state:

22.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 57%Guatemala
  • 26%Honduras
  • 16%El Salvador
  • 7%Sierra Leone
Most common first ancestries reported in 12779
  • 5%Russian
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%Armenian
  • 2%Hungarian
  • 1%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2272010 or later
  • 772000 to 2009
  • 1651990 to 1999
  • 4Before 1990

Zip code 12779 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HERITAGENERGY (LAUREL AVENUE in SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Alternative names: GRIFF PETROLEUM CORP
  • ALTMAN JOSH (40 LAKE ST - PO BOX 520 in SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: JOSH ALTMAN (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 12779 marital status for males
Zip code 12779 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 53.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,838.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,377
  • Northeast: 14
  • South: 69
  • West: 40

63% of the 12779 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New York.

88% of the 12779 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in South Fallsburg, NY (12779)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
New York:

14.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

28.8%
New York:

14.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
New York:

37.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 47,762Sales and related occupations
  • 21,692Management occupations
  • 18,157Food preparation and serving related occupations
  • 17,269Material moving occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers (50-99: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Tobacco and Tobacco Product Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (20-49: 1)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (20-49: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 12779 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.3%), and Outside Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 12779
    • 17844.3%Structure Fires
    • 11628.9%Outside Fires
    • 7217.9%Other
    • 369.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 12779, New York

Most common first names in zip code 12779 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Rose1883.0 years
Joseph1477.7 years
Edward1270.7 years
Helen1080.6 years
Louis1080.5 years
William971.3 years
Harry974.0 years
Samuel978.3 years
Sam887.4 years
Irving874.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 12779 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1269.2 years
Feldman1079.0 years
Davis772.1 years
Gold781.6 years
Stratton781.8 years
Cohen677.1 years
Grossman675.3 years
Schweid581.2 years
Weiner580.6 years
Welkis573.8 years

Businesses in zip code 12779

  • Ace Hardware: 1

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