Zip Code 14227 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateNew York
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code716
Alternate Zip Code NamesCHEEKTOWAGA
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesS CHEEKTOWAGA
Current Population:23426
Racial Majority:White 87.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93%
Unemployment Rate:6.1%
Median Household Income$53286
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51630
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range630 - 650 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.88401000, -78.74808900

Zip Code 14227 Description

Zip Code 14227 is located in the state of New York in the Buffalo metro area. Zip code 14227 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 14227 is BUFFALO, New York. Portions of zip code 14227 are contained within or border the city limits of Cheektowaga, NY, Depew, NY, and West Seneca, NY. The area code for zip code 14227 is 716. 14227 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New York.

The current unemployment level in 14227 is 6.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower 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 14227 decreased to 23426 from 24573 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 14227 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 14227 public schools is White. 54.8% of students in 14227 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 20184 87.95% 21309 -5%
 Black Or African American 1028 4.48% 987 +4%
 Hispanic 772 3.36% 351 +120%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 160 0.7% 46 +248%
 Asian 523 2.28% 510 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 18 0% 18 -100%
 Two Or More Races 202 1.23% 202 +40%

Zip Code 14227 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93%
 Black Or African American 3.1%
 Hispanic 2%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 14227 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2342624573
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households10654
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$53286
Income Under $50K Per Year45.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.90%
14227 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New York District 26Brian HigginsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$122524
Average Real Estate Sale Price$109230
Current Unemployment Level 6.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.1%
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 14227 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18182636475762605343342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334254677580787059473656
Avg Precip (In.)3.032.342.923.043.293.773.173.883.853.173.813.6639.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
CBSA Type14227
CBSA Population1127524
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours