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, 2017)


Total Population 40,382
Daytime Population: Workers 17,095
Daytime Population: Residents 19,594
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,689
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 39,963
Population in Familes 32,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 419
Population Density2 1,977
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $58,694
Average Household Income $74,099
Per Capita Income $32,015


Total Housing Units 18,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,153 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,119 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 813 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $141,935
Average Home Value $154,911


Total Households 17,272
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 10,951
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 0.19% 0.21%
Households 0.24% 0.23%
Families 0.07% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Buffalo, NY 14224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14224 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 # 142 92nd
Population Density # 443 75th
Diversity Index # 1328 24th
Median Household Income # 775 56th
Per Capita Income # 711 59th

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