Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Business First came out with their affluence index, ranking 170 zip codes across Western New York. Gasport actually ranks as one of the more affluent communities in the area, coming in 37th overall.

The scores are based on each zip code's performance relative to the Western New York averages in 12 categories concerning wealth and earning power. Above-average dollar figures or percentages receive positive marks, while below-average readings are given negative scores. The 12 category scores for each community are added to yield its final rank.

Some key indicators for 14067 are...

Median household income: $53,009

Median home value: $124,500

Poverty rate: 12.05%

Gasport's full statistics can be read here:


Business First's report on the affluence index (along with all the rankings) can be seen here: