Buffalo, NY 14226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14226

Acceptable Alternative
Amherst, NY 14226
Eggertsville, NY 14226
Snyder, NY 14226

Not Acceptable, USPS
Snyder Square, NY 14226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,486
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,911
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,704
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.97, Longitude -78.799
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buffalo, NY 14226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,296
Daytime Population: Workers 17,060
Daytime Population: Residents 14,369
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,429
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 28,561
Population in Familes 21,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 735
Population Density2 4,211
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $61,811
Average Household Income $91,535
Per Capita Income $39,622


Total Housing Units 13,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,957 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,567 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 691 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $143,726
Average Home Value $177,557


Total Households 12,524
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 7,417
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 -0.11% -0.02%
Households -0.06% 0.0%
Families -0.27% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Buffalo, NY 14226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14226 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 # 220 87th
Population Density # 315 82nd
Diversity Index # 496 72nd
Median Household Income # 678 61st
Per Capita Income # 394 77th

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