The 10968 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Piermont, NY (Rockland County) in the U.S. The current population estimate is 2,400. It is estimated that 30.7% of residents in the 10968 ZIP Code are aged 62 years and older, while the region overall has a median age of 50.2 years. An estimated 69.0% in this New York region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $72,983. Median househould income in this region is $123,580, while about 6% of the population lives below the poverty line.
In ZIP Code 10968, 92.7% of the population graduated high school, while 69.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 2.2% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 34.8% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 13.5% in this Rockland County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||2.2%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||5.1%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||13.5%|
|Some college, no degree||5.9%|
|Graduate or professional degree||34.8%|
Residents of ZIP Code 10968 are older than average. The median age of 50.2 years in ZIP Code 10968 is approximately 31.76% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 87.5% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 30.7% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.5% of the population in 10968 falls in the age group 65 to 74 years, while an estimated 15.3% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.2% of 10968 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||5.6%|
|5 to 9 years||2.3%|
|10 to 14 years||2.3%|
|15 to 19 years||2.3%|
|20 to 24 years||5.3%|
|25 to 34 years||14.0%|
|35 to 44 years||10.2%|
|45 to 54 years||15.3%|
|55 to 59 years||9.5%|
|60 to 64 years||8.2%|
|65 to 74 years||17.5%|
|75 to 84 years||5.3%|
|85 years and over||2.2%|
The median household income in ZIP Code 10968 is $123,580, while the region's mean household income is $150,350. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $72,983. The per capita income in ZIP Code 10968 of $72,983 is approximately 85.58% more than the per capita income in New York overall of $39,326. An estimated 5.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 38.95% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.5% of the population in 10968 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 19.0% earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year, and 0.6% of 10968 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||3.1%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||0.6%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||3.4%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||6.2%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||4.7%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||11.1%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||15.4%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||20.5%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||19.0%|
|$200,000 or more per year||16.0%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 10968, 97.4% is one race, while 2.6% are two or more races. Approximately 11.0% of 10968 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 10968 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (89.0%), followed by Asian (8.3%) .
|Black or African American||4.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.3%|
|Some other race||0.3%|
In ZIP Code 10968, 85.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 4.2% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 5.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 3.5% of homes. Lastly, 2.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Rockland County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||5.2%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||3.5%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 10968, an estimated 36.3% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 16.1% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Rockland County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||1.1%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.0%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||8.5%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||16.1%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||7.5%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||9.3%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||10.7%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||2.2%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||8.4%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||36.3%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 10968 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 33.0% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 10968 is high blood pressure, as approximately 27.3% of adults 18 and older in this Rockland County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||27.3%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||7.5%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.4%|
|Coronary heart disease||5.1%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 10968 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 94.3% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 92.1% of those 18 and above in 10968 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 10968 include sleeping less than 7 hours (26.2% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (23.9% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Current access to health insurance||92.1%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||79.8%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||77.5%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||77.6%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||26.2%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||15.7%|
Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 10968 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.78 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 16.02% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 27.47% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 10968||13.57¢/kWh||7.49¢/kWh||3.81¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 10968||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 10968, 68.0% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 13.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 31.8 minutes. Approximately 27.2% of the employed population 16 years and over in 10968 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 15.1% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 10968 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||0.0%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||1.4%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||8.3%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||15.1%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||27.2%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||8.6%|
|Other services, except public administration||3.0%|