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ZIP Code 14215

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kensington|North East
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (1:21pm)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.93, -78.81
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14215. 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 14215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14215, 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:
Cheektowaga, Snyder

Stats and Demographics for the 14215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14215 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 14215 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14215 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,999
Population Density 8,130 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,275
Median Home Value $56,200
Land Area 4.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,778
Median Household Income $31,048

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4181,5661,7151,9641,7081,0518828729521,0181,1831,071795566396330197131
Female1,4221,4981,6522,0331,8371,4221,3011,3301,4471,5851,7091,4091,094747617453326302
Total2,8403,0643,3673,9973,5452,4732,1832,2022,3992,6032,8922,4801,8891,3131,013783523433

Gender

 Male 17,815 45%
 Female 22,184 55%
Gender

Race

 White 5,780 14.5%
 Black Or African American 32,193 80.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 106 0.3%
 Asian 562 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 370 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 970 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1015691,2071,8211,8161,235756235
Renter8511,9081,6991,7311,09743123091
Total9522,4772,9063,5522,9131,666986326

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,596 23%
 Single Guardian 6,362 40%
 Singles 4,927 31%
 Singles With Roommate 893 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,753 62%
 Households with Kids 6,025 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male270258296288263329298335341372324368317334359340395395475427
Female268315284258281303313306295314332343343320374409398436416415
Total538573580546544632611641636686656711660654733749793831891842

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14215 has a slightly less 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 14215 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14215 real estate data, the median home value of $56,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14215 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14215 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,007 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 139 0.3%
 Other Institutional 8 0.0%
 College Student Housing 688 1.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 150 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,444 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,296 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,038 44%
 Households Vacant 2,497 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 817 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 2%
 For Sale Only 152 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,408 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 665 8.2%
 2 Bedroom 3,706 45.9%
 3+ Bedroom 3,672 45.5%
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 $31,048 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14215 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 14215 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14215 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 14215 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 9,110 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,179 28%
 No Earnings 12,355 42%
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 9,110 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,179 28%
 No Earnings 12,355 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,899 76.4%
 Public transportation 2,016 14.1%
 Taxicab 19 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,143 8.0%
 Worked at Home 180 1.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,282 15%
 High School Graduate 5,194 59%
 Associate's degree 709 8%
 Bachelor's degree 824 9%
 Master's degree 533 6%
 Professional school degree 148 2%
 Doctorate degree 117 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,070 87.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 534 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 592 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14215

ZIP Code 14215 is in the Buffalo City School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14215.

Frederick Olmsted #156
319 Suffolk
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buffalo City School District
Ps 84
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buffalo City School District
Math Science Technology Preparatory School at Sene
666 East Delevan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buffalo City School District
Pine Hill Education Center
1635 East Delevan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cheektowaga Central School District
Community Charter School
404 Edison Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Charter School District
Westminster Community Charter School
24 Westminster Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westminster Community Charter School District
Ps 61
1409 East Delavan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Frederick Olmsted #64 at #78
3145 Olympic Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Highgate Heights
600 Highgate Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Ps 82
230 Easton Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Nativitymiguel Middle School - Buffalo
21 Davidson Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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