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ZIP Code 14744

Post Office City:Houghton, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Rushford
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (9:27pm)
Area code: 585 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.43, -78.20
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 14744

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 14744. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 14744 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:
Houghton, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 14744 ZIP Code

ZIP code 14744 is located in western 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 14744 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 14744 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Houghton, NY population.

Population 2,094
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 512
Median Home Value $105,500
Land Area 17.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 378
Median Household Income $50,298

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5333366
5-9392160
10-14363975
15-19184322506
20-24248397645
25-29212142
30-34212445
35-39272754
40-44202949
45-49343670
50-54394382
55-59413778
60-64454085
65-69172138
70-74202343
75-79171936
80-84162137
85 Plus255883

Gender

 Male 883 42%
 Female 1,211 58%
Gender

Race

 White 1,933 92.3%
 Black Or African American 36 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 82 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2412829
25-34201737
35-4440949
45-54651479
55-64771794
65-7438341
75-8424529
85 Plus91120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 240 63%
 Single Guardian 25 7%
 Singles 91 24%
 Singles With Roommate 22 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 260 69%
 Households with Kids 118 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
112921
2538
37714
45510
5628
611516
76410
810515
96511
106915
119514
126814
1381119
147613
1591120
16161430
17192039
185398151
1987179266
2077170247

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 14744 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 14744 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 14744 real estate data, the median home value of $105,500 is slightly less than average 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 14744. Rentals in 14744 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 14744 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,047 50%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 4%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 912 44%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 154 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 120 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 104 20%
 Households Vacant 134 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.5%
 For Sale Only 2 1.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 97 72.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 12.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 35 23%
 2 Bedroom 41 28%
 3+ Bedroom 73 49%
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 $50,298 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 14744 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 14744 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 14744 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 14744 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 358 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,129 57%
 No Earnings 502 25%
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 358 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,129 57%
 No Earnings 502 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 421 44.0%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 460 48.1%
 Worked at Home 71 7.4%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 119 14%
 High School Graduate 234 28%
 Associate's degree 35 4%
 Bachelor's degree 183 22%
 Master's degree 148 18%
 Professional school degree 37 4%
 Doctorate degree 71 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 185 53.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 109 31.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 55 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 14744

ZIP Code 14744 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 14744.

Houghton Academy
9790 Thayer St
Houghton, NY 14744
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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