Lancaster, NY 14086 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14086: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lancaster, NY 14086

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 642
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,560
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 871
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.906, Longitude -78.628
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lancaster, NY 14086 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,486
Daytime Population: Workers 11,098
Daytime Population: Residents 15,175
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,273
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 33,116
Population in Familes 27,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 370
Population Density2 995
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $76,486
Average Household Income $95,440
Per Capita Income $36,974


Total Housing Units 13,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,313 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,537 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $179,742
Average Home Value $199,840


Total Households 12,850
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 8,892
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 0.75% 0.58%
Households 0.77% 0.58%
Families 0.67% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Lancaster, NY 14086 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14086 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 # 189 89th
Population Density # 561 68th
Diversity Index # 1338 24th
Median Household Income # 420 76th
Per Capita Income # 493 72nd

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