Zip Code 14226 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code716
Alternate Zip Code NamesAMHERST
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesSNYDER SQUARE
Current Population:29267
Racial Majority:White 80.83%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$58952
Average Adjusted Gross Income$82040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range571 - 617 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.97070400, -78.79873900

Zip Code 14226 Description

Zip Code 14226 is located in the state of New York in the Buffalo metro area. Zip code 14226 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 14226 is BUFFALO, New York. Portions of zip code 14226 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo, NY, Cheektowaga, NY, and Tonawanda, NY. The area code for zip code 14226 is 716. 14226 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 14226 is 4.6% 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 14226 decreased to 29267 from 29382 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 14226 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 14226 public schools is White. 8.5% of students in 14226 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 23113 80.83% 23445 -1%
 Black Or African American 2319 8.11% 2519 -8%
 Hispanic 597 2.09% 740 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0% 50 -98%
 Asian 1964 6.87% 1935 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 35 0.38% 35 +211%
 Two Or More Races 539 1.71% 539 -9%

Zip Code 14226 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.1%
 Black Or African American 16.3%
 Hispanic 5.1%
 Asian 5.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 14226 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2926729382
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households12485
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$58952
Income Under $50K Per Year42.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.50%
14226 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 26Brian HigginsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$183281
Average Real Estate Sale Price$143569
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.5%
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 14226 Annual Climate Data

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 Type14226
CBSA Population1127524
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours