Zip Code 14212 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code716
Alternate Zip Code NamesSLOAN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCHEEKTOWAGA
Current Population:10641
Racial Majority:African American 37.24%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 49.3%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$22886
Average Adjusted Gross Income$29990
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.89541300, -78.81631800

Zip Code 14212 Description

Zip Code 14212 is located in the state of New York in the Buffalo metro area. Zip code 14212 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 14212 is BUFFALO, New York. Portions of zip code 14212 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo, NY, Sloan, NY, and Cheektowaga, NY. The area code for zip code 14212 is 716. 14212 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 14212 is 8.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 14212 decreased to 10641 from 15364 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 14212 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 14212 public schools is Black. 23% of students in 14212 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4938 45% 5098 -3%
 Black Or African American 4087 37.24% 4424 -8%
 Hispanic 322 2.93% 275 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.11% 38 -68%
 Asian 1108 10.1% 531 +109%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 12 0.71% 12 +550%
 Two Or More Races 263 3.91% 263 +63%

Zip Code 14212 Race/Ethnicity

 White 41.8%
 Black Or African American 49.3%
 Hispanic 4.7%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 14212 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1064115364
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households4779
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$22886
Income Under $50K Per Year80.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.00%
14212 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 26Brian HigginsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$61759
Average Real Estate Sale Price$43590
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago15.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 83a - Erie Lake Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 14212 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18192637485762605343342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334354677580787159473656
Avg Precip (In.)2.982.292.893.053.273.753.173.823.863.153.773.6139.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
CBSA Type14212
CBSA Population1127524
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours