Dunkirk, NY 14048 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14048: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Acceptable Alternative
Van Buren Bay, NY 14048

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chadwick Bay, NY 14048

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 539
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,104
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 316
  • County: Chautauqua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.479, Longitude -79.328
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dunkirk, NY 14048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,701
Daytime Population: Workers 6,965
Daytime Population: Residents 7,941
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,906
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 14,327
Population in Familes 10,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 374
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $39,513
Average Household Income $52,011
Per Capita Income $22,228


Total Housing Units 7,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,782 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,444 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,029 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $76,986
Average Home Value $100,403


Total Households 6,226
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,618
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.7%
Households -0.46% -0.72%
Families -0.69% -0.87%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Dunkirk, NY 14048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14048 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 412 76th
Population Density # 634 64th
Diversity Index # 227 87th
Median Household Income # 1595 9th
Per Capita Income # 1498 14th

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