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Pros

-Pleasant summers
-Nearby recreation
-Arts and culture

Cons

-Some unattractive areas
-Winter snow
-Economy


What Bert Has To Say About Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls Metro Area


New York’s second largest city is a major port and “rust belt” manufacturing center, although its industries are in various stages of decline. Heavy lake-effect snows make Buffalo one of the snowiest metropolitan areas in the country. Downtown is unremarkable but clean and improving, although there are many gritty areas around the city. But lake effects bring notably pleasant weather in spring, summer, and early fall, and there is a strong assortment of cultural amenities, historic districts, and architectural highlights with few crowds.

Highlights


Large city complex - Western New York at eastern end of Lake Erie See Local Real Estate
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City: Niagara Falls
Zip Codes: 14304, 14305, ... 5 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 706 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Niagara Falls


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Niagara Falls is 6.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Niagara Falls jobs have Increased by 0.73 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Niagara Falls's cost of living is 25.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Niagara Falls's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Niagara Falls's population is 48,916 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -20.90 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Niagara Falls is $62,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.87%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Niagara Falls public schools spend $18,467 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Niagara Falls. Learn more...

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  7/15/2010
Ghetto and Corrupt City

Niagara Falls has very high crime and a steady increase in gang activity. Unemployment is very high, there is a lot of pollution and winters are too long. The falls... (Read More)

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  11/19/2008
NIagara Falls and specifically 11th and South Str

Niagara Falls is plagued by contamination for radioactive waste and dumping, high crime high taxes and corrupt politicians. One would figure that a smaller town... (Read More)

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  10/29/2007
Stay Away

Niagara Falls is a very dangerous city, backed up by corrupt politicians. Brick fights on the street are not uncommon. Even Buffalo makes fun of the dysfunction in... (Read More)

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