Buffalo, NY 14224 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14224: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, NY 14224

Acceptable Alternative
West Seneca, NY 14224

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.842, Longitude -78.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,215
  • PO Box Addresses: 254
  • Residential Addresses: 17,782
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,589
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,193

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

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  1. 14224 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 14224 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Buffalo, NY 14224 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 41,070
Population in Households 40,642
Population in Familes 32,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 428
Population Density2 2,103
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $58,768
Average Household Income $74,150
Per Capita Income $32,242


Total Housing Units 18,435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,460 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,220 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 755 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $143,288
Average Home Value $162,658


Total Households 17,680
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 11,138
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 0.34% 0.3%
Households 0.41% 0.34%
Families 0.22% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Buffalo, NY 14224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14224 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 # 133 92nd
Population Density # 431 75th
Diversity Index # 1279 26th
Median Household Income # 839 52nd
Per Capita Income # 797 54th

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