Buffalo, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Buffalo, New York Info Snack

Population
255,805
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
28.3%
Median Home
$101,000
Median Income
$39,677
Median Rent
$801

Buffalo SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Buffalo, NY Crime Report

10,436
Total Crimes
4,098.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
74.70%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Buffalo
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 10,436 4,098.5 1,774.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 2,592 1,018.0 363.8 387.8
Murder 61 24.0 4.2 6.5
Robbery 680 267.1 90.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,798 706.1 240.7 279.7
Property Crime 7,844 3,080.6 1,410.7 1,958.2
Burglary 1,146 450.1 165.5 314.2
Larceny 5,508 2,163.2 1,143.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,190 467.4 101.7 246.0

Buffalo, NY Cost Of Living

84
Buffalo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Buffalo New York National Average
Overall 84 119 100
Services 100 112 100
Groceries 92 110 100
Health 87 102 100
Housing 52 144 100
Transportation 96 105 100
Utilities 98 99 100

Buffalo, NY Photos

City Of Buffalo
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Buffalo From Lake Erie
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Rankings for Buffalo in New York

Map Of Buffalo, NY

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Population over time in Buffalo

Year Population % Change
2020 255,805 -0.7%
2019 257,518 -0.8%
2018 259,574 0.2%
2017 258,989 -0.2%
2016 259,517 -0.2%
2015 259,959 -0.2%
2014 260,568 -0.5%
2013 261,955 -0.7%
2012 263,914 -0.8%
2011 266,012 -

Race / Ethnicity in Buffalo

White
43.4% (110,993)
African American
34.2% (87,447)
American Indian
0.4% (979)
Asian
6.3% (16,002)
Hawaiian
0.1% (142)
Other
0.2% (527)
Two Or More
3.3% (8,477)
Hispanic
12.2% (31,238)
Race Buffalo NY USA
White 43.4% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 34.2% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 6.3% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 12.2% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Buffalo

Female
52.4% (134,105)
Male
47.6% (121,700)
Gender Buffalo NY USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Buffalo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (7,674)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (25,580)
High School / GED
28.0% (71,625)
Some College
20.0% (51,161)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (25,580)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (40,928)
Master's Degree
9.0% (23,022)
Professional Degree
2.0% (5,116)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (5,116)
Education Buffalo NY USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Buffalo, New York

Less than $10,000
12.7% (3,236,084)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.8% (2,239,354)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (3,431,693)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (2,785,814)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (3,342,193)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (4,156,692)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (2,462,644)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.2% (2,341,542)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (858,557)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (725,921)
Income Buffalo NY USA
Less than $10,000 12.7% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.8% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.2% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 11.5% 8.3%

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