Buffalo, NY 14216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 556
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,467
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,323
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.947, Longitude -78.859
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buffalo, NY 14216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,746
Daytime Population: Workers 5,866
Daytime Population: Residents 9,762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,628
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 21,681
Population in Familes 13,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 8,593
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $47,042
Average Household Income $66,335
Per Capita Income $32,286


Total Housing Units 11,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,851 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,702 (49.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,087 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $128,747
Average Home Value $177,046


Total Households 10,553
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 4,935
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 -0.28% -0.15%
Households -0.2% -0.09%
Families -0.48% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Buffalo, NY 14216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14216 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 # 302 83rd
Population Density # 207 88th
Diversity Index # 331 81st
Median Household Income # 1362 22nd
Per Capita Income # 686 61st

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