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ZIP Code 14212

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lovejoy|East Side
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (5:37am)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.89, -78.82
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14212. 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 14212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14212, 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
Acceptable:
Sloan
Unacceptable:
Cheektowaga

Stats and Demographics for the 14212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14212 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 14212 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14212 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,641
Population Density 5,580 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,614
Median Home Value $55,700
Land Area 1.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,779
Median Household Income $25,660

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male366373395433338290270333386423425369259171151928769
Female351335343412372326318342353395446344256212169147143147
Total717708738845710616588675739818871713515383320239230216

Gender

 Male 5,230 49%
 Female 5,411 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,216 49.0%
 Black Or African American 4,476 42.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.4%
 Asian 532 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 78 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 289 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner39177353522424302268143
Renter2014554996004472179240
Total2406328521,122871519360183

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,100 23%
 Single Guardian 1,308 27%
 Singles 2,064 43%
 Singles With Roommate 307 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,455 72%
 Households with Kids 1,324 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8064627179577576868782678574808691849277
Female6971688365745873655882666968788384769177
Total149135130154144131133149151145164133154142158169175160183154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14212 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 14212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14212 real estate data, the median home value of $55,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14212 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,574 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 11 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,092 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,136 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,551 39%
 Households Vacant 1,835 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 451 24.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 2.3%
 For Sale Only 42 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,247 68.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 366 16.4%
 2 Bedroom 941 42.1%
 3+ Bedroom 916 40.9%
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 $25,660 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14212 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 14212 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14212 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 14212 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 2,482 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,821 23%
 No Earnings 3,667 46%
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 2,482 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,821 23%
 No Earnings 3,667 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,676 78.0%
 Public transportation 419 12.2%
 Taxicab 31 0.9%
 Motorcycle 13 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 280 8.2%
 Worked at Home 12 0.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 814 26.5%
 High School Graduate 1,758 57.3%
 Associate's degree 277 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 175 5.7%
 Master's degree 20 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,862 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 373 15.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 201 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14212

ZIP Code 14212 is in the Buffalo City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14212.

Harriet Ross Tubman Academy
212 Stanton St
Buffalo, NY 14212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
166 Halstead Ave
Sloan, NY 14212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cheektowaga-Sloan Union Free School District
Alternative High School
1369 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buffalo City School District
Darul Uloom Al Madania
182 Sobieski St
Buffalo, NY 14212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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