Buffalo, New York 

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Population

258,071

21% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$31,668

Avg. Home Price

$74,600

Best Places to Live in Buffalo, New York

Large city complex - Western New York at eastern end of Lake Erie
Pros
-Pleasant summers
-Nearby recreation
-Arts and culture
Cons
-Some unattractive areas
-Winter snow
-Economy

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Buffalo
Zip Codes: 14215, 14220, 14213, 14207, 14216, 14206, 14211, 14214, 14222, 14210, 17 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 706 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Buffalo is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Buffalo jobs have increased by 0.68%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Buffalo's cost of living is 18.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Buffalo's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Buffalo's population is 258,071 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -21.35%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Buffalo is $74,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.40%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Buffalo

It's a good time to buy in Buffalo. Home Appreciation is up 14.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Buffalo Real Estate.

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Reviews for Buffalo   80 Reviews
An interesting place to visit - 9/4/2018
My family and I visited last summer and were amazed by all that Buffalo has to offer. We are international travelers and live in NYC so not easily impressed. Yes the... Read More

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Buffalo Is Horrible - Stay Away From It! - 6/10/2018
There are so many reasons not to move or visit here. The weather is atrocious for 7-8 months of the year. Don't let others snow you that it's not that bad - it is! The... Read More

21st Century Buffalo NY - 2/5/2018
This is NOT New York City of 11 million people... This is Western New York (upstate) of about 1.2 million people spread over 5 Counties. I grew up in the City of... Read More


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