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ZIP Code 14204

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Willert Park|Ellicott
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (8:13pm)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.88, -78.87
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14204. 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 14204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14204, 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 14204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14204 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14204 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14204 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,691
Population Density 4,839 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,000
Median Home Value $61,000
Land Area 1.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,117
Median Household Income $23,259

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male267271302306264215214229238302343288186164104984531
Female28430430634532329425824627138041937328220918115811279
Total551575608651587509472475509682762661468373285256157110

Gender

 Male 3,867 44%
 Female 4,824 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,630 18.8%
 Black Or African American 6,550 75.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.5%
 Asian 39 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 257 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 174 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner107017234031217914734
Renter22245443964151934218848
Total23252461198183152133582

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 671 16%
 Single Guardian 1,369 33%
 Singles 1,903 46%
 Singles With Roommate 174 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,964 72%
 Households with Kids 1,153 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5759533454445467525463675266536964665465
Female5466675356615959696374594961726457737960
Total11112512087110105113126121117137126101127125133121139133125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14204 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 14204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14204 real estate data, the median home value of $61,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14204 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,481 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 34 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 176 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 803 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 461 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,853 57%
 Households Vacant 883 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 323 36.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 14 1.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 0.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 537 60.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 2%
 1 Bedroom 850 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,221 40%
 3+ Bedroom 924 30%
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 $23,259 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14204 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. ZIP code 14204 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 14204 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14204 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 1,896 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,045 28%
 No Earnings 3,433 47%
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 1,896 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,045 28%
 No Earnings 3,433 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,027 63%
 Public transportation 744 23%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 392 12%
 Worked at Home 57 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 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 713 26.4%
 High School Graduate 1,417 52.4%
 Associate's degree 204 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 232 8.6%
 Master's degree 112 4.1%
 Professional school degree 11 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,311 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 315 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 207 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14204

ZIP Code 14204 is in the Buffalo City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14204.

City Honors School at Fosdick Masten Park
186 East North St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buffalo City School District
International Preparatory School at Grover Clevela
333 Clinton St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buffalo City School District
Pinnacle Charter School
115 Ash St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pinnacle Charter School District
Buffalo Elementary School of Technology
414 South Division St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Ps 37 Futures Academy
295 Carlton St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Western New York Maritime Charter School
266 Genesee St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Western New York Maritime Charter School District
St John Christian Academy
184 Goodell St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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