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ZIP Code 14228

Primary City:Buffalo, NY (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (11:16pm)
Coordinates:43.04, -78.78
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14228. 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 14228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14228, 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, W Amherst, West Amherst

Stats and Demographics for the 14228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14228 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 14228 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14228 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,857
Population Density 1,315 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,121
Median Home Value $158,100
Land Area 15.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,820
Median Household Income $47,801

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55334871,020
5-95754971,072
10-146195421,161
15-197686821,450
20-241,7521,4763,228
25-298728091,681
30-346076581,265
35-395285831,111
40-445546251,179
45-495776691,246
50-546206791,299
55-596086671,275
60-644786011,079
65-69395460855
70-74258347605
75-79228319547
80-84171255426
85 Plus78280358

Gender

 Male 10,221 49%
 Female 10,636 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,495 79.1%
 Black Or African American 1,736 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.3%
 Asian 1,891 9.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 157 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 521 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24521,0851,137
25-344091,0141,423
35-447385391,277
45-541,0784301,508
55-641,0873701,457
65-74689300989
75-84470266736
85 Plus117176293

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,487 40%
 Single Guardian 1,155 13%
 Singles 2,874 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,304 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,661 76%
 Households with Kids 2,159 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1112105217
2113114227
382105187
411786203
510590195
6124110234
711598213
811993212
9112106218
1013191222
11112115227
12117111228
13131111242
14128114242
15135120255
16121117238
17133108241
18161129290
19218208426
20393323716

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14228 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14228 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 14228 real estate data, the median home value of $158,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 14228. Rentals in 14228 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,522 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 260 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 75 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,251 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,389 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,180 46%
 Households Vacant 301 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 33 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 251 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,322 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,354 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,266 30%
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 $47,801 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14228 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14228 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 6,395 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,531 31%
 No Earnings 5,779 33%
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 6,395 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,531 31%
 No Earnings 5,779 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,266 91.2%
 Public transportation 290 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 29 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 340 3.3%
 Worked at Home 231 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 14228 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 213 3%
 High School Graduate 2,350 37%
 Associate's degree 604 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,718 27%
 Master's degree 842 13%
 Professional school degree 330 5%
 Doctorate degree 285 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,979 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 456 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 315 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14228

ZIP Code 14228 is in the Sweet Home Central School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14228.

Heritage Heights Elementary School
2545 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweet Home Central School District
Willow Ridge Elementary School
480 Willow Ridge Dr
Amherst, NY 14228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweet Home Central School District
Sweet Home Senior High School
1901 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sweet Home Central School District
Amherst Christian Academy
2625 Tonawanda Creek Rd
Amherst, NY 14228
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Jewish Heritage Day School
411 John James Audubon Pkwy
Amherst, NY 14228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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