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ZIP Code 14203

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Perry|Buffalo River
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (1:07pm)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.87, -78.87
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14203. 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 14203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14203, 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:
Buffalo, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 14203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14203 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 14203 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14203 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,618
Population Density 614 people per sq mi
Housing Units 936
Land Area 2.64 sq mi
Water Area 1.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 818
Median Household Income $26,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5043564894152784648576136222518131611
Female4331274786107563831494125303319412020
Total93748395180259134847910610261525837543631

Gender

 Male 874 54%
 Female 744 46%
Gender

Race

 White 508 31.4%
 Black Or African American 983 60.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 26 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 54 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 39 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00121011
Renter812499011787818027
Total812499111988818128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 35 4%
 Single Guardian 151 18%
 Singles 519 63%
 Singles With Roommate 113 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 693 85%
 Households with Kids 125 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13911681271151321104876158129
Female86101231067574646136615717
Total211521181122131810202516814201221231926

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14203 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 14203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 14203 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,310 81%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 308 19%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5 0.5%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 0.1%
 Renter Occupied Households 812 86.8%
 Households Vacant 118 12.6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 81 69%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 24 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 9%
 1 Bedroom 311 44%
 2 Bedroom 198 28%
 3+ Bedroom 133 19%
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 $26,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14203 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. Residents in ZIP code 14203 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 14203 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14203 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 392 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 276 22%
 No Earnings 606 48%
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 392 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 276 22%
 No Earnings 606 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 380 70%
 Public transportation 32 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 118 22%
 Worked at Home 12 2%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 110 20%
 High School Graduate 260 47%
 Associate's degree 8 1%
 Bachelor's degree 94 17%
 Master's degree 39 7%
 Professional school degree 42 8%
 Doctorate degree 5 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 150 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14203

ZIP Code 14203 is in the Enterprise Charter School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14203.

Enterprise Charter School
275 Oak St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Enterprise Charter School District
Aloma D Johnson Community Charter School
833 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aloma D Johnson Community Charter School District
Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center
50 E North St
Buffalo, NY 14203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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