Living in Buffalo, NY

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Buffalo, New York Info Snack

Population
256,480
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
30.1%
Median Home
$89,800
Median Income
$37,354
Median Rent
$776

Buffalo SnackAbility

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

Buffalo, NY Crime Report

10,831
Total Crimes
4,236.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
71.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Buffalo
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 10,831 4,236.1 1,731.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 2,533 990.7 358.6 366.7
Murder 47 18.4 2.9 5.0
Robbery 802 313.7 92.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,563 611.3 229.0 250.2
Property Crime 8,298 3,245.4 1,373.3 2,109.9
Burglary 1,610 629.7 141.9 340.5
Larceny 6,009 2,350.1 1,166.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 679 265.6 65.3 219.9

Buffalo, NY Cost Of Living

83
Buffalo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Buffalo New York National Average
Overall 83 117 100
Services 98 108 100
Groceries 96 108 100
Health 85 101 100
Housing 50 145 100
Transportation 98 102 100
Utilities 96 97 100

Buffalo, NY Photos

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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
2019 256,480 -0.4%
2018 257,518 -0.8%
2017 259,574 0.2%
2016 258,989 -0.2%
2015 259,517 -0.2%
2014 259,959 -0.2%
2013 260,568 -0.5%
2012 261,955 -0.7%
2011 263,914 -0.8%
2010 266,012 -

Race / Ethnicity in Buffalo

White
43.1% (110,416)
African American
35.5% (91,105)
American Indian
0.4% (995)
Asian
5.8% (14,955)
Hawaiian
0.0% (109)
Other
0.1% (262)
Two Or More
2.8% (7,127)
Hispanic
12.3% (31,511)
Race Buffalo NY USA
White 43.1% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 35.5% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.8% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.3% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Buffalo

Female
52.3% (134,013)
Male
47.7% (122,466)
Gender Buffalo NY USA
Female 52.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Buffalo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (15,388)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (25,648)
High School / GED
28.0% (71,814)
Some College
19.0% (48,731)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (25,648)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (41,036)
Master's Degree
8.0% (20,518)
Professional Degree
2.0% (5,129)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,564)
Education Buffalo NY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Buffalo, New York

Less than $10,000
13.5% (3,453,039)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (2,365,356)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (3,515,982)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (2,904,436)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (3,395,206)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (3,914,312)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (2,398,105)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (2,194,643)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (861,227)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (645,688)
Income Buffalo NY USA
Less than $10,000 13.5% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 10.7% 7.7%

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