Zip Code 14217 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code716
Current Population:23480
Racial Majority:White 90.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.4%
Unemployment Rate:8.4%
Median Household Income$50986
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56510
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range617 - 633 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.97159500, -78.87617600

Zip Code 14217 Description

Zip Code 14217 is located in the state of New York in the Buffalo metro area. Zip code 14217 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 14217 is BUFFALO, New York. Portions of zip code 14217 are contained within or border the city limits of Tonawanda, NY, Kenmore, NY, and Buffalo, NY. The area code for zip code 14217 is 716. 14217 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 14217 is 8.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 14217 decreased to 23480 from 24692 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 14217 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 14217 public schools is White. 44% of students in 14217 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 20642 90.1% 21443 -4%
 Black Or African American 805 3.51% 615 +31%
 Hispanic 781 3.41% 719 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.55% 108 +17%
 Asian 164 0.72% 240 -32%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.02% 1 +400%
 Other Race 27 0.12% 27 +0%
 Two Or More Races 327 1.58% 327 +10%

Zip Code 14217 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.4%
 Black Or African American 5%
 Hispanic 6.8%
 Asian 2.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.6%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 14217 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2348024692
Male Population46.10%
Female Population53.90%
Total Households10837
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$50986
Income Under $50K Per Year49.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.60%
14217 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 26Brian HigginsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$114517
Average Real Estate Sale Price$103882
Current Unemployment Level 8.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.1%
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 14217 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18192636475762605343342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334355677680787159473656
Avg Precip (In.)2.882.242.843.043.213.713.163.783.863.123.713.5139.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
CBSA Type14217
CBSA Population1127524
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
North Delaware
North Park
Riverside Park