Zip Code 14215 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code716
Current Population:39999
Racial Majority:African American 80.16%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 89%
Unemployment Rate:10.4%
Median Household Income$33265
Average Adjusted Gross Income$32630
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range650 - 659 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.93369400, -78.80899400

Zip Code 14215 Description

Zip Code 14215 is located in the state of New York in the Buffalo metro area. Zip code 14215 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 14215 is BUFFALO, New York. Portions of zip code 14215 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo, NY, Cheektowaga, NY, . The area code for zip code 14215 is 716. 14215 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 14215 is 10.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 9.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 14215 decreased to 39999 from 44484 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 14215 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 14215 public schools is Black. 44% of students in 14215 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5733 14.41% 5425 +6%
 Black Or African American 31894 80.16% 31719 +1%
 Hispanic 748 1.88% 1329 -44%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.1% 90 -56%
 Asian 552 1.39% 559 -1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 18 -100%
 Other Race 59 0.14% 59 -8%
 Two Or More Races 800 1.92% 800 -4%

Zip Code 14215 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.9%
 Black Or African American 89%
 Hispanic 4.4%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 14215 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3999944484
Male Population44.50%
Female Population55.50%
Total Households15778
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$33265
Income Under $50K Per Year67.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.50%
14215 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 26Brian HigginsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$88762
Average Real Estate Sale Price$37788
Current Unemployment Level 10.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
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 14215 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18192636485762605343342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334254677580787159473656
Avg Precip (In.)3.062.352.933.053.283.773.163.863.843.163.823.6739.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
CBSA Type14215
CBSA Population1127524
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours