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ZIP Code 14226

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55am)
Coordinates:42.98, -78.79
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14226. 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 14226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14226, 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:
Amherst, Eggertsville, Snyder
Unacceptable:
Snyder Square

Stats and Demographics for the 14226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14226 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 14226 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,267
Population Density 4,233 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,007
Median Home Value $134,200
Land Area 6.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,485
Median Household Income $60,545

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9078508529091,2171,072868823859890937917808505372355324297
Female8048358111,0041,3491,1089218589191,0711,1141,045898641500533511583
Total1,7111,6851,6631,9132,5662,1801,7891,6811,7781,9612,0511,9621,7061,146872888835880

Gender

 Male 13,762 47%
 Female 15,505 53%
Gender

Race

 White 23,865 81.5%
 Black Or African American 2,605 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.2%
 Asian 1,944 6.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 154 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 638 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner959281,4991,9471,9361,1211,009496
Renter6871,052469363292203218170
Total7821,9801,9682,3102,2281,3241,227666

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,695 46%
 Single Guardian 1,845 15%
 Singles 3,937 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,008 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,985 72%
 Households with Kids 3,500 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male195199176170188176163167156189165162158178178157201192181232
Female142147192152177165173162158169156153163170149193182222258278
Total337346368322365341336329314358321315321348327350383414439510

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14226 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14226 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 14226 real estate data, the median home value of $134,200 is slightly less 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 14226. Rentals in 14226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,547 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 562 1.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 90 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,168 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,863 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,454 27%
 Households Vacant 522 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 76 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 170 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 415 12.3%
 2 Bedroom 2,227 65.9%
 3+ Bedroom 721 21.4%
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 $60,545 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 14226 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14226 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 9,503 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,773 29%
 No Earnings 7,201 31%
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 9,503 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,773 29%
 No Earnings 7,201 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,772 89.7%
 Public transportation 414 2.9%
 Taxicab 49 0.3%
 Motorcycle 28 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 603 4.2%
 Worked at Home 371 2.6%
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 466 5%
 High School Graduate 2,972 32%
 Associate's degree 823 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,457 26%
 Master's degree 1,349 15%
 Professional school degree 802 9%
 Doctorate degree 417 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,578 71.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,079 21.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 371 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14226

ZIP Code 14226 is in the Amherst Central School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14226.

Amherst Central High School
4301 Main St
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Amherst Central School District
Windermere Blvd School
291 Windermere Blvd
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst Central School District
Amherst Middle School
55 Kings Hwy
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amherst Central School District
Smallwood Drive School
300 Smallwood Dr
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst Central School District
Sweet Home Middle School
4150 Maple Rd
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sweet Home Central School District
St Leo the Great School
903 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Benedict School
3980 Main St
Eggertsville, NY 14226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ the King Elementary School
2 Lamarck Dr
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart
3860 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Kadimah School of Buffalo
1085 Eggert Rd
Amherst, NY 14226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Park School of Buffalo
4625 Harlem Rd
Snyder, NY 14226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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