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ZIP Code 14208

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kingsley|Masten
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (3:26am)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.91, -78.85
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14208. 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 14208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14208, 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 14208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14208 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14208 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 14208 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,125
Population Density 8,073 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,594
Median Home Value $44,800
Land Area 1.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,373
Median Household Income $24,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male289309305692750247193198214280295305210123169140131112
Female252291337752714252233274286391442340250240253264249343
Total5416006421,4441,464499426472500671737645460363422404380455

Gender

 Male 4,962 45%
 Female 6,163 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,921 17.3%
 Black Or African American 8,849 79.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 43 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 94 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 193 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2983182340370272340135
Renter357372409533358278206109
Total386455591873728550546244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 682 16%
 Single Guardian 1,512 35%
 Singles 1,838 42%
 Singles With Roommate 341 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,190 73%
 Households with Kids 1,183 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5259645958606460675667576956778284183266226
Female5437535059496753636362707567808589232266251
Total10696117109117109131113130119129127144123157167173415532477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14208 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 14208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14208 real estate data, the median home value of $44,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14208 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,768 87.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 388 3.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 922 8.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 47 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 867 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 884 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,622 47%
 Households Vacant 1,221 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 270 22.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.7%
 For Sale Only 29 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 878 71.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 322 14.3%
 2 Bedroom 394 17.4%
 3+ Bedroom 1,533 67.9%
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 $24,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14208 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 14208 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 14208 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14208 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 14208 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 1,681 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,890 32%
 No Earnings 4,511 50%
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 1,681 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,890 32%
 No Earnings 4,511 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,443 74%
 Public transportation 429 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 369 11%
 Worked at Home 49 1%
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 546 23%
 High School Graduate 1,411 58%
 Associate's degree 99 4%
 Bachelor's degree 257 11%
 Master's degree 111 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,907 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 243 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 180 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14208

ZIP Code 14208 is in the Buffalo City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14208.

Ps 74 Hamlin Park Elementary School
126 Donaldson Rd
Buffalo, NY 14208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Ps 81
167 East Utica St
Buffalo, NY 14208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Stanley Makowski Early Childhood Center
1095 Jefferson Ave
Buffalo, NY 14208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District

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