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ZIP Code 14227

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (1:04pm)
Coordinates:42.89, -78.75
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14227. 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 14227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14227, 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, S Cheek, South Cheektowaga
Unacceptable:
S Cheektowaga

Stats and Demographics for the 14227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14227 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 14227 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 14227 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,426
Population Density 2,712 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,219
Median Home Value $113,500
Land Area 8.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,654
Median Household Income $49,821

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55125041,016
5-95105011,011
10-145635081,071
15-196015671,168
20-247027651,467
25-298157931,608
30-346526291,281
35-395876151,202
40-447237031,426
45-497538281,581
50-548399541,793
55-597728601,632
60-647349141,648
65-696548481,502
70-745536871,240
75-794145961,010
80-84308509817
85 Plus233720953

Gender

 Male 10,925 47%
 Female 12,501 53%
Gender

Race

 White 21,548 92.0%
 Black Or African American 1,009 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.2%
 Asian 512 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 80 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 223 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2443317360
25-346017621,363
35-449124811,393
45-541,4104521,862
55-641,5504552,005
65-741,3554281,783
75-848464511,297
85 Plus255336591

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,745 45%
 Single Guardian 1,538 14%
 Singles 3,645 34%
 Singles With Roommate 726 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,346 78%
 Households with Kids 2,308 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110598203
2113101214
310593198
486102188
59295187
699108207
7112107219
89394187
911497211
1011499213
1193102195
12113102215
13110111221
1413394227
15113114227
16117113230
17130120250
18139111250
19102109211
20119145264

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14227 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14227 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 14227 real estate data, the median home value of $113,500 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 14227. Rentals in 14227 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,032 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 172 0.7%
 Other Institutional 9 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 213 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,249 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,723 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,682 33%
 Households Vacant 565 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 288 51.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2.7%
 For Sale Only 72 12.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 142 25.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 165 5%
 1 Bedroom 473 14%
 2 Bedroom 2,018 58%
 3+ Bedroom 842 24%
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 $49,821 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 14227 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14227 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 14227 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 8,022 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,381 22%
 No Earnings 7,697 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 8,022 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,381 22%
 No Earnings 7,697 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,610 95.9%
 Public transportation 55 0.5%
 Taxicab 111 1.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 102 0.9%
 Worked at Home 159 1.4%
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 1,050 12.4%
 High School Graduate 4,667 55.1%
 Associate's degree 925 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,232 14.6%
 Master's degree 458 5.4%
 Professional school degree 72 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 62 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,030 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 412 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 214 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14227

ZIP Code 14227 is in the Cheektowaga-Sloan Union Free School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14227.

John F Kennedy Middle School
305 Cayuga Creek Rd
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cheektowaga-Sloan Union Free School District
John F Kennedy Senior High School
305 Cayuga Creek Rd
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cheektowaga-Sloan Union Free School District

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