According to the most recent data on the cost of living, University at Buffalo has an overall cost of living index of 109 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New York, University at Buffalo has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than New York's index of 117.
The standard of living in University at Buffalo ranks as #4,053 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies University at Buffalo ranks as the #2,353 most expensive place in the Empire State.
|Living Expense||University at Buffalo||New York||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in New York, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|Statistic||University at Buffalo||New York||United States|
|Median Home Value||-||$313,700||$217,500|
|Home Value To Income||nanx||4.6x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||1.18x||0.22x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. University at Buffalo||Cheektowaga, NY||73,740||86||0.8x||Tonawanda, NY||57,027||89||0.8x||North Tonawanda, NY||30,487||86||0.8x||Eggertsville, NY||15,721||90||0.8x||Kenmore, NY||15,132||87||0.8x||Depew, NY||15,102||87||0.8x||Lancaster, NY||10,144||88||0.8x||Hamburg, NY||9,636||93||0.9x||East Aurora, NY||6,184||95||0.9x||Harris Hill, NY||5,847||103||0.9x|