Buffalo, NY 14215 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14215: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14215

Acceptable Alternative
Cheektowaga, NY 14215
Snyder, NY 14215

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.933, Longitude -78.812
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 732
  • PO Box Addresses: 667
  • Residential Addresses: 14,441
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 180
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,261

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 14215 2018 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Buffalo, NY 14215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,599
Population in Households 38,020
Population in Familes 29,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 579
Population Density2 8,930
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $29,365
Average Household Income $43,857
Per Capita Income $18,049


Total Housing Units 18,184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,413 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,089 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,682 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $68,089
Average Home Value $105,831


Total Households 15,502
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,531
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.17% -0.07%
Households -0.15% -0.06%
Families -0.35% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Buffalo, NY 14215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14215 to the other 1,740 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 156 91st
Population Density # 199 89th
Diversity Index # 569 67th
Median Household Income # 1676 4th
Per Capita Income # 1657 5th

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