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ZIP Code 14608

Primary City:Rochester, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southwest Quadrant
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Eastern (12:27pm)
Area code: 585 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.15, -77.62
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 14608. 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 14608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 14608, 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:
Rochester, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 14608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14608 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 14608 are primarily black or African American. 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14608 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,268
Population Density 7,032 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,108
Median Home Value $69,000
Land Area 1.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,230
Median Household Income $20,796

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55485601,108
5-9512478990
10-14466440906
15-195274981,025
20-244876201,107
25-294926061,098
30-34380427807
35-39365420785
40-44381401782
45-49390404794
50-54402408810
55-59313295608
60-64232242474
65-69171210381
70-74108138246
75-797395168
80-843467101
85 Plus205878

Gender

 Male 5,901 48%
 Female 6,367 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,706 22.1%
 Black Or African American 7,932 64.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.7%
 Asian 459 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.2%
 Other Race 481 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 578 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2415477492
25-341149981,112
35-441768321,008
45-542678021,069
55-64254519773
65-74199296495
75-84109114223
85 Plus292958

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 681 13%
 Single Guardian 1,888 36%
 Singles 2,152 41%
 Singles With Roommate 509 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,459 66%
 Households with Kids 1,771 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1105104209
2120131251
398107205
4108100208
5101112213
611990209
79380173
899109208
910087187
1010791198
118688174
129587182
138377160
149597192
1510787194
1693117210
17111101212
1811184195
19105109214
2091121212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14608 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 14608 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14608 real estate data, the median home value of $69,000 is low 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 14608. Rentals in 14608 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,096 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 59 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 109 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 778 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 385 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,067 67%
 Households Vacant 878 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 475 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 52 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 293 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 228 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,181 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,524 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,043 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 $20,796 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 14608 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. ZIP code 14608 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 14608 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 14608 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 14608 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 2,460 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,173 24%
 No Earnings 4,332 48%
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 2,460 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,173 24%
 No Earnings 4,332 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,633 68.1%
 Public transportation 770 19.9%
 Taxicab 26 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 410 10.6%
 Worked at Home 30 0.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 728 23.8%
 High School Graduate 1,588 52.0%
 Associate's degree 181 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 345 11.3%
 Master's degree 155 5.1%
 Professional school degree 37 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,260 83.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 171 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 268 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14608

ZIP Code 14608 is in the Rochester City School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14608.

School 57-Early Childhood School
15 Costar St
Rochester, NY 14608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester City School District
School 2-Clara Barton
190 Reynolds St
Rochester, NY 14608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester City School District
School 3-Nathaniel Rochester
85 Adams St
Rochester, NY 14608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester City School District
School 5-John Williams
555 North Plymouth Ave
Rochester, NY 14608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester City School District
School 19-Dr Charles T Lunsford
465 Seward St
Rochester, NY 14608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochester City School District

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