Buffalo, NY 14214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14214

Not Acceptable, USPS
University Buffalo, NY 14214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.941, Longitude -78.836
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 455
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,330
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,254
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,076

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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Buffalo, NY 14214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Buffalo, NY 14214 Housing Affordability Index is 139
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Buffalo, NY 14214 Wealth Index is 56
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 19,524 (100%)
Population in Households 17,913 (91.7%)
Population in Families 11,130 (57.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,611 ( 8.3%)
Population Density 6,460
Diversity Index2 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,861
Average Household Income $65,511
Per Capita Income $26,638
Wealth Index4 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,367 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,461 (48.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,377 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $158,742
Housing Affordability Index3 139
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,828
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,740
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.11% 0.05%
Households -0.06% 0.1%
Families -0.27% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Buffalo, NY 14214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14214 to the other 1,750 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 331 81st
Population Density # 247 86th
Diversity Index # 193 89th
Median Household Income # 1533 12th
Per Capita Income # 1249 29th

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