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ZIP Code 14048

Primary City:Dunkirk, NY (View All Cities)
County: Chautauqua County
Timezone: Eastern (1:59am)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.5, -79.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14048. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 14048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14048, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dunkirk, NY
Acceptable:
Van Buren Bay
Unacceptable:
Chadwick Bay

Stats and Demographics for the 14048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14048 is located in west New York and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14048 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14048 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,072
Population Density 647 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,365
Median Home Value $66,000
Land Area 23.30 sq mi
Water Area 7.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,377
Median Household Income $39,566

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male483474470500507456414450459478570576472312240198160125
Female480420401456506488443391468512597579433384284270261355
Total9638948719561,0139448578419279901,1671,155905696524468421480

Gender

 Male 7,344 49%
 Female 7,728 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,083 80.2%
 Black Or African American 817 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 143 0.9%
 Asian 62 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,469 9.7%
 Two Or More Races 494 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42306542820993597477195
Renter30653844445427718813662
Total3488449861,2741,270785613257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,378 37%
 Single Guardian 1,386 22%
 Singles 2,130 33%
 Singles With Roommate 483 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,607 72%
 Households with Kids 1,770 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male939797948694100911031068190959894109119908897
Female958890977879918587788083808085949081106107
Total188185187191164173191176190184161173175178179203209171194204

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14048 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14048 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14048 real estate data, the median home value of $66,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14048 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14048 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,637 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 250 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 185 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,243 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,729 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,405 33%
 Households Vacant 988 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 248 25.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.7%
 For Sale Only 72 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 341 34.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 276 27.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 85 4%
 1 Bedroom 647 27%
 2 Bedroom 996 41%
 3+ Bedroom 693 29%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $39,566 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14048 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14048 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14048 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,317 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,455 28%
 No Earnings 4,677 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,317 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,455 28%
 No Earnings 4,677 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,989 90.1%
 Public transportation 34 0.5%
 Taxicab 153 2.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 376 5.7%
 Worked at Home 94 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 897 18.0%
 High School Graduate 2,810 56.3%
 Associate's degree 436 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 492 9.9%
 Master's degree 263 5.3%
 Professional school degree 61 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 31 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,018 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 301 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14048

ZIP Code 14048 is in the Dunkirk City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14048.

Dunkirk Middle School
525 Eagle St
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dunkirk City School District
School 3
742 Lamphere St
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dunkirk City School District
School 4
752 Central Ave
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dunkirk City School District
School 5
117 Brigham Rd
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dunkirk City School District
School 7
348 Lake Shore Dr East
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dunkirk City School District
Dunkirk Senior High School
75 West 6th St
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dunkirk City School District
Northern Chautauqua Catholic School
336 Washington Ave
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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