Buffalo, NY 14215 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14215: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14215

Acceptable Alternative
Cheektowaga, NY 14215
Snyder, NY 14215

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 769
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,311
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 196
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.933, Longitude -78.812
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buffalo, NY 14215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,058
Daytime Population: Workers 9,559
Daytime Population: Residents 24,140
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,699
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 37,484
Population in Familes 29,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 574
Population Density2 8,900
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $29,111
Average Household Income $42,274
Per Capita Income $17,405


Total Housing Units 17,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,054 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,222 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,442 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $65,397
Average Home Value $95,556


Total Households 15,276
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,417
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 -0.07% 0.0%
Households -0.03% 0.04%
Families -0.25% -0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Buffalo, NY 14215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14215 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 # 159 91st
Population Density # 204 88th
Diversity Index # 568 67th
Median Household Income # 1674 4th
Per Capita Income # 1656 5th

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