Information About 12207

The total estimated population is 2,187. Density is low at 2,237 persons per square mile.

Races of Residents

Population by Race: Black: 1,336; White: 647; Two or More Races: 87; Asian: 42; American Indian: 8; Other Race: 67; Hispanic Population: Hispanic or Latino: 204 (9%); Not Hispanic or Latino: 1,983 (91%)

There are 143 foreign born residents, of which 56.6% are naturalized citizens.

Most Common Birthplaces

Foreign Born: Jamaica: 21; Russia: 16; Ghana: 16; Guyana: 11; Argentina: 9; Cambodia: 8; Dominican Republic: 8; U.S. Born: This State: 1,548; South: 284; Northeast: 51; Midwest: 14; West: 6;

Most Common Foreign Birthplaces in12207 Most Common US Birthplaces in12207

The sex distribution is 51% male and 49% female. The median age is 37 years.

Age Distribution

There are 26 married couples with children and 203 single-parent households (19 men, 184 women).

The median household income is $9,798 in 1999 dollars.

Median Household Income Comparisons

U.S.: $41,994; New York: $43,393; 12207: $9,798;

51% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Poverty Level Comparisons

U.S.: 12%; New York: 15%; 12207: 51%;

Household Income Distribution

In thousands of dollars.

Work Type and Occupations

Work Type: Private wage and salary: 314; Government: 56; Self-employed: 20; Unpaid family work: 0; Occupation: Service: 146; Sales and office: 112; Management, professional, and related: 96; Production, transportation, and material moving: 92; Office and administrative support: 79; Professional and related: 78;

Work Types in12207 Common Occupations in12207

The average commute time is 24 minutes to and from work.

Transportation to Work

Car or truck (drove alone): 180; Public transportation: 129; Walked: 83; Car or truck (carpooled): 48; Worked at home: 18;

Transportation to work methods in12207

Educational Attainment

Percent of population in12207.

There are 1,321 housing units, of which 62 are single family homes.

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing

All Housing Units: Owner: 7; Renter: 1,211; Vacant: 103; Owner-Occupied: Mortgaged: 7; Not Mortgaged: 0;

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing in12207

The median single family home value is $95,000.

Median Monthly Cost for Mortgaged Homes

U.S.: $1,088; New York: $1,357; 12207: $1,125;

Median Rent for Rental Units

U.S.: $519; New York: $605; 12207: $297;

The average household size is 2 and the median number of rooms in housing units is 3.

Housing Units By Year Built

1939 or earlier: 371; 1940 to 1949: 101; 1950 to 1959: 38; 1960 to 1969: 88; 1970 to 1979: 661; 1980 to 1989: 38; 1990 to 1994: 24;

2.5% of homes lack plumbing and 8.3% lack telephone service.

Commonly Used Home Heating Fuel

Electricity: 675; Utility Gas: 401; Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.: 77; No Fuel: 36;

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