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ZIP Code 14202

Post Office City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Columbus|Central
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (1:45am)
Area code: 716 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.89, -78.89
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14202

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 14202. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 14202 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Buffalo, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 14202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14202 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 14202 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 14202 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,911
Population Density 4,710 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,247
Median Home Value $322,200
Land Area 0.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,892
Median Household Income $40,525

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57471145
5-95350103
10-14433578
15-1917369242
20-24279169448
25-29304188492
30-34220109329
35-39210108318
40-4420181282
45-4918183264
50-54184107291
55-59149123272
60-6411791208
65-698769156
70-74395190
75-79414687
80-84333164
85 Plus152742

Gender

 Male 2,403 61%
 Female 1,508 39%
Gender

Race

 White 2,347 60.0%
 Black Or African American 1,127 28.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.5%
 Asian 65 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 220 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 129 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243153156
25-3450359409
35-4449253302
45-5483258341
55-64104237341
65-7484113197
75-844764111
85 Plus43135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 339 18%
 Single Guardian 221 12%
 Singles 1,153 61%
 Singles With Roommate 179 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,655 87%
 Households with Kids 237 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1111526
2161834
315722
471623
561016
6141226
7141226
87916
912719
109817
1113720
128412
137613
1461016
1513821
16221335
17372057
18481260
19531669
20512879

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14202 has a slightly less than average 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 14202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14202 real estate data, the median home value of $322,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 14202. Rentals in 14202 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,003 77%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 868 22%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 315 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 109 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,468 65%
 Households Vacant 355 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 184 51.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 28 7.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 86 6%
 1 Bedroom 534 36%
 2 Bedroom 726 50%
 3+ Bedroom 119 8%
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 $40,525 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 14202 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. Residents in ZIP code 14202 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 14202 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14202 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 1,377 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 750 22%
 No Earnings 1,278 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 1,377 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 750 22%
 No Earnings 1,278 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,247 74%
 Public transportation 112 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 277 16%
 Worked at Home 60 4%
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 361 14%
 High School Graduate 1,081 42%
 Associate's degree 250 10%
 Bachelor's degree 382 15%
 Master's degree 195 8%
 Professional school degree 269 10%
 Doctorate degree 60 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 209 61%
 Enrolled in Private School 92 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14202

ZIP Code 14202 is in the following school districts: Buffalo City School District and Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14202.

Waterfront School
95 4th St
Buffalo, NY 14202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo City School District
Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School
190 Franklin St
Buffalo, NY 14202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School
Emerson School of Hospitality
70 West Chippewa St
Buffalo, NY 14202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buffalo City School District
Middle Early College High School
290 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buffalo City School District

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