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, 2017)


Total Population 22,543
Daytime Population: Workers 14,827
Daytime Population: Residents 11,481
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,308
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 21,959
Population in Familes 14,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 584
Population Density2 1,468
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $48,056
Average Household Income $72,530
Per Capita Income $31,179


Total Housing Units 9,783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,615 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,870 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $164,381
Average Home Value $192,129


Total Households 9,485
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,696
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 1.1% 0.75%
Households 1.12% 0.78%
Families 0.75% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Buffalo, NY 14228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14228 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 # 292 83rd
Population Density # 488 72nd
Diversity Index # 443 75th
Median Household Income # 1323 24th
Per Capita Income # 765 56th

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