Buffalo, NY 14228 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14228

Acceptable Alternative
Amherst, NY 14228
W Amherst, NY 14228
West Amherst, NY 14228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 677
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,633
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,749
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.026, Longitude -78.795
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buffalo, NY 14228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,457
Population in Households 21,873
Population in Familes 14,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 584
Population Density1 1,469
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,458
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,797
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,691 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,767 (49.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $161,333
Average Home Value $187,844
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,403
Average Household Income $69,048
Per Capita Income $29,743
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.62%
Households 1.09% 0.75%
Families 0.84% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 14228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14228 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 # 294 83rd
Population Density1 # 490 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 451 74th
Median Household Income # 1316 24th
Per Capita Income # 787 55th

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