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ZIP Code 14218

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (7:19pm)
Coordinates:42.83, -78.82
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14218. 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 14218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14218, 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:
Lackawanna, West Seneca
Unacceptable:
W Seneca

Stats and Demographics for the 14218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14218 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14218 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors 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 14218 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,039
Population Density 2,323 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,443
Median Home Value $85,900
Land Area 8.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,593
Median Household Income $36,362

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56145951,209
5-95565501,106
10-145715381,109
15-196245791,203
20-246657261,391
25-296766611,337
30-345625731,135
35-395084931,001
40-446076021,209
45-497176761,393
50-547287241,452
55-595346121,146
60-644975331,030
65-69369491860
70-74257383640
75-79252416668
80-84220359579
85 Plus161410571

Gender

 Male 9,118 48%
 Female 9,921 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,084 84.5%
 Black Or African American 1,804 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.3%
 Asian 135 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 365 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 584 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2439373412
25-343588921,250
35-446226691,291
45-541,0148011,815
55-648905341,424
65-746833471,030
75-84641287928
85 Plus282161443

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,771 32%
 Single Guardian 1,832 21%
 Singles 3,483 41%
 Singles With Roommate 507 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,461 75%
 Households with Kids 2,132 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1124128252
2117105222
3124112236
4120123243
511296208
6101115216
7112108220
8123124247
9108107215
10126107233
1110091191
1296123219
1311699215
14133118251
15119113232
16141105246
17134117251
18123117240
19107127234
20134138272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14218 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14218 real estate data, the median home value of $85,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 14218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 14218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,781 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 68 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 97 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 93 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,499 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,030 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,064 43%
 Households Vacant 850 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 358 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 82 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 349 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 2%
 1 Bedroom 898 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,750 48%
 3+ Bedroom 935 26%
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 $36,362 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14218 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14218 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 14218 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 5,504 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,332 22%
 No Earnings 6,623 43%
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 5,504 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,332 22%
 No Earnings 6,623 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,923 90.9%
 Public transportation 255 3.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 332 4.4%
 Worked at Home 92 1.2%
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 981 15.3%
 High School Graduate 3,628 56.7%
 Associate's degree 558 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 839 13.1%
 Master's degree 263 4.1%
 Professional school degree 43 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 90 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,001 68.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 440 15.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 472 16.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14218

ZIP Code 14218 is in the Global Concepts Charter School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14218.

Global Concepts Charter School
1001 Ridge Rd
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Global Concepts Charter School District
Truman Elementary School
15 Inner Dr
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lackawanna City School District
Martin Road Elementary School
135 Martin Rd
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lackawanna City School District
Lackawanna High School
550 Martin Rd
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lackawanna City School District
Lackawanna Middle School
550 Martin Rd
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lackawanna City School District
Our Lady of Victory
2760 S Park Ave
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Baker Victory Services
780 Ridge Rd
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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