Buffalo, New York 

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Population

254,479

-2.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

9.5%

Median Income

$31,668

Median Home Price

$183,100

Median Age

32.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.3 / 3.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Buffalo, New York

Large city complex - Western New York at eastern end of Lake Erie. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Buffalo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 14215, 14213, 14220, 14207, 14216, 14211, 14206, 14214, 14210, 14222, 17 total
Cost of Living: -20.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 706 ft above sea level

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Buffalo, Ny Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Buffalo is 9.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Buffalo jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Buffalo's cost of living is 20.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Buffalo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Buffalo, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Erie county remained strongly Democratic, 56.5% to 41.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Buffalo's population is 254,479 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Buffalo is Real Estate: $183,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.1%.

SCHOOLS
Buffalo public schools spend $27,140 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Buffalo. More Education



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Housing Market in Buffalo

It's a good time to buy in Buffalo. Home Appreciation is up 23.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Buffalo is $183,100.
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Reviews for Buffalo   95 Reviews
A fun and growing city - 9/17/2022
Clean, fun, safe and unique. Great place to raise a family. Affordable housing, strong job market. Great schools and neighborhoods.... Read More

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Pretty good. - 8/27/2022
I grew up in Buffalo and moved away, thinking that it was "boring" and the winters were so bad. Well, I've got to say that absence did make the heart grow fonder, and I... Read More

Buffa-NO - 6/8/2022
Buffalo was okay in 2016. Since then, crime is up, there are more methadone clinics than pediatricians, and so many of the small businesses that made this place charming... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK
14215, 14213, 14220, 14207, 14216, 14211, 14206, 14214, 14210, 14222, 17 total

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