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ZIP Code 14209

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Delaware W. Ferry|Elmwood
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (2:40am)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.92, -78.87
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14209. 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 14209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14209, 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 14209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14209 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 14209 are primarily white. 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 14209 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,926
Population Density 8,673 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,683
Median Home Value $177,500
Land Area 0.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,954
Median Household Income $30,086

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male188185188197382418268196226279279260185129114998354
Female184193182236505418262192210250270256212154141181160190
Total372378370433887836530388436529549516397283255280243244

Gender

 Male 3,730 47%
 Female 4,196 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,782 47.7%
 Black Or African American 3,572 45.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.7%
 Asian 149 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 144 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 219 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner116912923022714812745
Renter282792400478380255265116
Total293861529708607403392161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 665 17%
 Single Guardian 719 18%
 Singles 2,179 55%
 Singles With Roommate 391 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,245 82%
 Households with Kids 709 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3341393736463838271937473649383330286882
Female34353837432943354347362641322943414479105
Total677677747975817370667373778167767172147187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14209 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 14209 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14209 real estate data, the median home value of $177,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 14209. Rentals in 14209 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,197 90.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 47 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 145 1.8%
 Other Institutional 13 0.2%
 College Student Housing 314 4.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 198 2.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 592 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 394 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,968 63%
 Households Vacant 729 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 286 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 35 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 333 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 245 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,450 47%
 2 Bedroom 742 24%
 3+ Bedroom 661 21%
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 $30,086 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14209 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 14209 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14209 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 2,466 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,037 28%
 No Earnings 2,809 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 2,466 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,037 28%
 No Earnings 2,809 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,770 72%
 Public transportation 510 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 310 8%
 Worked at Home 234 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 276 10%
 High School Graduate 918 33%
 Associate's degree 129 5%
 Bachelor's degree 655 24%
 Master's degree 401 15%
 Professional school degree 337 12%
 Doctorate degree 39 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,168 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 107 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14209

ZIP Code 14209 is in the Buffalo City School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14209.

Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts
450 Masten Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buffalo City School District
Ps 17
1045 West Delavan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Oracle Charter School
888 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oracle Charter School District
Health Sciences Charter School
1140 Ellicott St
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Health Sciences Charter School District
Catholic Academy West Buffalo
1069 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Canisius High School
1180 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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