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Estimated zip code population in 2019: 805
Zip code population in 2010: 1,166
Zip code population in 2000: 1,345

Houses and condos: 1,558
Renter-occupied apartments: 38
% of renters here:

14%
State:

46%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 12842: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 189.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 9.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 4 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 12842
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,716)
New York:

1.7% ($5,732)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,877 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,578 (0.8%)

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Males: 342  (42.5%)
Females: 463  (57.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 12842:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 12842:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 26.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Zip code 12842 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 12842 (2019)
    • 1,12996.8%White
    • 131.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 80.7%Black
    • 80.7%Two or more races
    • 30.3%American Indian
    • 40.3%Asian
    • 10.09%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $175,261
12842:

$175,261
New York:

$338,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

63.2 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
New York:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 12842, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,417 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,417
State:

$77,088

Salary/wage: $34,836 (reported on 73.3% of returns)
Here:

$34,836
State:

$60,593
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 62.2% for AGIs below $25k, 58.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $673 (reported on 43.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$673
New York:

$3,125
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,644 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,644
State:

$10,299
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$520 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$520
State:

+$42,474
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,422 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,422
State:

+$16,168
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,100 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
12842:

$16,100
New York:

$17,621
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,491 (22% of AGI, reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,491
State:

$34,985

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,760 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,760
State:

$5,572
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,933 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
12842:

$6,933
State:

$18,656
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$2,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.0%
Here:

60%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 52.0% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 12842, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,736 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,736
State:

$59,519

Salary/wage: $27,052 (reported on 77.6% of returns)
Here:

$27,052
State:

$50,673
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 97.6% for AGIs below $10k, 60.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,047 (reported on 53.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,047
New York:

$2,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,656 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,656
State:

$5,394
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,790 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$3,790
State:

+$23,581
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,755 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,755
State:

+$13,809

IRA payment deduction: $2,643 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
12842:

$2,643
New York:

$3,115

Total itemized deductions: $13,972 (24% of AGI, reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$13,972
State:

$25,864

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

21.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,316 (4% of AGI, reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,316
State:

$4,439

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,733 (reported on 75.5% of returns)
12842:

$3,733
State:

$11,730
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,400 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,400
State:

$1,757

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.1%
Here:

55%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 50.4% for AGIs below $10k, 56.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$61,064
New York:

$72,108
12842 map Nearest zip codes: 12864, 12812, 12164, 12108, 12856, 12190.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

26.0%
New York:

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

9.0%
New York:

43.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 37
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 233


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 5 (5 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 65 (18 now married, 46 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 12842 with a mortgage: 76 (1 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 159

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,139
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $417

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

10.7%
Whole state:

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

5.0%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8
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  • Notable locations in zip code 12842: Cedar River Golf Course (A), Wilderness Lodge (B), Thornbush Acres Recreational Vehicle Park (C), Wakely Lodge Golf Course (D), Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 12842 include: Independent Baptist Church (A), Indian Lake First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Cedar River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Jerry Pond (A), John Mack Pond (B), John Pond (C), Kings Flow (D), Lewey Lake (E), Little Grassy Pond (F), Mitchell Ponds (G), O K Slip Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thirteenth Brook (A), John Pond Brook (B), Beaver Brook (C), Bear Trap Brook (D), Forks Brook (E), Browns Brook (F), Aldous Brook (G), Dun Brook (H), Raquette Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 12842: Byron Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 92014 or later
  • 52010 to 2013
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 1221990 to 1999
  • 2361980 to 1989
  • 2181970 to 1979
  • 1841960 to 1969
  • 1881950 to 1959
  • 1031940 to 1949
  • 3551939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 12842
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 12842
  • 16no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 12842
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 12842
  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 12842 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 12842 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 421 vehicle
  • 1322 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 12842 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 12842 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 32 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 12842 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 12842 household income distribution in 2019
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 10$45,000 to $49,999
  • 37$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19$60,000 to $74,999
  • 42$75,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 12842

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 12842
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 16$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 26$200,000 to $249,999
  • 29$250,000 to $299,999
  • 17$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 12842

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 12842
  • 2Less than $100
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 4No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $556.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $242,954.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $173,452
  • Two or more races householders: $170,839

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $175,261
12842:

$175,261
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,430 - $270,296
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 12842
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,447
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 8
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 56

Unemployment: 0.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 12842

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 12842
  • 64.4%205Drove a car alone
  • 5.0%16Carpooled
  • 18.5%59Walked
  • 4.7%15Other means
  • 7.2%23Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 12842

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 12842
  • 109Less than 5 minutes
  • 685 to 9 minutes
  • 2110 to 14 minutes
  • 1715 to 19 minutes
  • 2420 to 24 minutes
  • 1225 to 29 minutes
  • 1630 to 34 minutes
  • 640 to 44 minutes
  • 645 to 59 minutes
  • 260 to 89 minutes
  • 1190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 805
  • Male householders: 117 (42 living alone), Female householders: 155 (42 living alone)
  • 153 spouses (153 opposite-sex spouses), 21 unmarried partners, (21 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 159 children (148 natural, 0 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 182 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 22 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 139 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 4 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 83 1-person, 24 2-persons

72 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

100.8% of residents of 12842 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2 (0.4%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.4%
Whole state:

22.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 33%Syria
  • 33%Haiti
Most common first ancestries reported in 12842
  • 49%English
  • 16%American
  • 13%Irish
  • 3%French Canadian
  • 3%German
  • 2%Northern European
  • 1%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 3Before 1990

Zip code 12842 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HAMILTON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT. INDIAN LAKE (WHITE BIRCH LANE in INDIAN LAKE, NY)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-2006-7911, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-02-2006-7911, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: HIGHWAY AND STREET CONSTRUCTION, EXCEPT ELEVATED HIGHWAYS
    Alternative names: HAMILTON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
  • INDIAN LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL (28 WEST MAIN STREET in INDIAN LAKE, NY)
    STATE MASTER (New York facility tracking) - AIR PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: INDIAN LAKE CTL SCH DIST, INDIAN LAKE CTL SCH DIST 1 (LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE PARTY)
  • CHIMNEY MOUNTAIN CRAFTSMEN (RT 28 & 30 in INDIAN LAKE, NY)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (New York facility tracking) - AIR PROGRAM,
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED
    Organizations: CHIMNEY MOUNTAIN CRAFTSMEN INC (LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE PARTY)
  • INDIAN LAKE SD#1 WWTF (ROUTES 28 AND 30 in INDIAN LAKE, NY)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • CHIMNEY MOUNTAIN CRAFTSMEN INCORPORATED (BIG BROOK ROAD in INDIAN LAKE, NY)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.; ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS STORE RETAILERS (EXCEPT TOBACCO STORES).
    Alternative names: CHIMNEY MT CRAFTSMEN INC
  • INDIAN LAKE SUBSTATION (RTE 8 in INDIAN LAKE, NY)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 12842 marital status for males
Zip code 12842 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 50.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.4%Wood
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 4.9%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,247. Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+7.9%).

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

  • This state: 651
  • Northeast: 97
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 33

68% of the 12842 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New York.

69% of the 12842 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 83% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in 12842

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):
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 78,329Personal care and service occupations
  • 46,611Management occupations
  • 45,784Sales and related occupations
  • 35,839Office and administrative support occupations
  • 28,242Construction and extraction occupations
  • 22,337Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers (5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (5-9: 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:

  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Most common first names in zip code 12842 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1269.2 years
George1174.0 years
Elizabeth1073.7 years
Edward969.1 years
Frank877.4 years
William880.2 years
Florence778.3 years
Richard771.7 years
Carl671.2 years
Ruth679.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 12842 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
King1375.1 years
Bennett1068.8 years
Locke1067.7 years
Fish1082.5 years
Smith1072.7 years
Blanchard972.7 years
Arsenault867.4 years
Hall769.0 years
Mccane777.1 years
Benton776.9 years

Businesses in zip code 12842

  • True Value: 2

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