Buffalo, NY 14224 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14224: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14224

Acceptable Alternative
West Seneca, NY 14224

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,248
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,087
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,595
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.842, Longitude -78.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buffalo, NY 14224 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,137
Population in Households 39,708
Population in Familes 31,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 429
Population Density1 1,984
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 17,408
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 11,013
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,135 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,273 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 654 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $135,529
Average Home Value $147,341


Median Household Income $55,344
Average Household Income $69,740
Per Capita Income $30,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.23%
Households 0.38% 0.34%
Families 0.23% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Buffalo, NY 14224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14224 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 # 138 92nd
Population Density1 # 440 75th
Diversity Index2 # 1296 25th
Median Household Income # 837 52nd
Per Capita Income # 732 58th

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