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
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.026, Longitude -78.795
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 664
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,739
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,934
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,805

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

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  1. 14228 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 14228 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Buffalo, NY 14228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,775
Population in Households 20,943
Population in Familes 13,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 832
Population Density2 1,424
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $49,414
Average Household Income $74,761
Per Capita Income $32,488


Total Housing Units 9,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,353 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,887 (51.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $165,359
Average Home Value $197,898


Total Households 9,240
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,440
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 1.04% 0.67%
Households 1.1% 0.73%
Families 0.69% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Buffalo, NY 14228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14228 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 # 303 83rd
Population Density # 502 71st
Diversity Index # 423 76th
Median Household Income # 1320 24th
Per Capita Income # 781 55th

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