Zip Code 14218 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code716
Alternate Zip Code NamesLACKAWANNA
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesW SENECA
Current Population:19039
Racial Majority:White 79.87%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$38415
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40770
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range584 - 623 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.81803700, -78.82623100

Zip Code 14218 Description

Zip Code 14218 is located in the state of New York in the Buffalo metro area. Zip code 14218 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 14218 is BUFFALO, New York. Portions of zip code 14218 are contained within or border the city limits of Lackawanna, NY, West Seneca, NY, Buffalo, NY, and Blasdell, NY. The area code for zip code 14218 is 716. 14218 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 14218 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 14218 decreased to 19039 from 20203 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 14218 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 14218 public schools is White. 0.9% of students in 14218 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15130 79.87% 15350 -1%
 Black Or African American 1428 7.54% 1684 -15%
 Hispanic 1682 8.88% 1311 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.13% 54 -54%
 Asian 135 0.71% 132 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 29 0.12% 29 -24%
 Two Or More Races 472 2.75% 472 +10%

Zip Code 14218 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.1%
 Black Or African American 17.5%
 Hispanic 12.6%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 14218 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1903920203
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households8593
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38415
Income Under $50K Per Year63.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.90%
14218 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 26Brian HigginsDemocrat
New York District 27Chris CollinsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$87829
Average Real Estate Sale Price$67123
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.2%
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 14218 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18182637475762605343342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334355677680787159473656
Avg Precip (In.)2.772.152.813.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
CBSA Type14218
CBSA Population1127524
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
South Abbott
South Park