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, 2016)


Total Population 14,851
Population in Households 14,445
Population in Familes 10,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 406
Population Density1 613
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 6,355
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,707
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,851 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,504 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 936 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $73,139
Average Home Value $96,442


Median Household Income $39,312
Average Household Income $50,921
Per Capita Income $22,006
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.45%
Households -0.16% -0.36%
Families -0.36% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dunkirk, NY 14048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14048 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 406 77th
Population Density1 # 622 64th
Diversity Index2 # 225 87th
Median Household Income # 1572 10th
Per Capita Income # 1465 16th

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