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Buffalo, NY vs Albany, NY

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Highlights
- Albany is 0% more densely populated than Buffalo.
- People are 16.8% less likely to be married in Albany.
- The Median Age is 1.9 years younger in Albany.


People
 Buffalo, NYAlbany, NYUnited States
 259,57498,498321,004,407
 52.3%53.0%50.8%
 47.7%47.0%49.2%
 32.830.937.8
 space3
 266,01297,951308,745,538
 292,64895,658285,036,114
 328,123101,082251,960,433
 -11.3%3.0%12.6%
 -20.9%-2.6%27.4%
 space4
 6,428.64,602.190.9
 40.421.43,531,905.4
 12.10.5264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Buffalo, NYAlbany, NYUnited States
 6.8%5.5%6.2%
 6.3%4.7%6.4%
 6.0%4.5%6.5%
 3.8%2.6%3.9%
 5.2%9.9%4.1%
 7.4%11.9%5.6%
 17.6%16.9%13.7%
 11.1%10.5%12.7%
 11.6%10.6%13.4%
 6.5%5.5%6.7%
 5.6%4.8%6.0%
 6.8%6.7%8.6%
 3.7%3.4%4.4%
 1.7%2.4%1.9%
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 Race
 Buffalo, NYAlbany, NYUnited States
 44.0%50.6%61.5%
 36.3%27.2%12.3%
 5.2%7.4%5.3%
 0.4%0.1%0.7%
 0.0%0.0%0.2%
 0.2%0.3%0.2%
 2.6%4.5%2.3%
 11.3%9.8%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Buffalo, NYAlbany, NYUnited States
 31.9%26.5%50.2%
     28.7%24.6%48.2%
     3.1%1.9%2.0%
 68.1%73.5%49.8%
     51.5%59.4%33.1%
     10.3%8.5%10.9%
     6.3%5.5%5.8%
 space5
 2.262.142.63
 110,63641,245118,825,921
 56,28116,40678,298,703
     20.7%21.5%31.1%
     27.5%34.0%42.3%
 54,35524,83940,527,218
     34.1%27.4%16.3%
     17.8%17.0%10.3%

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Reviews for Buffalo    82 Reviews
Buffalo, The Armpit of the United States - 11/8/2019
I grew up in WNY and have lived in various parts of the inner city as well as the surrounding suburbs. After recently relocating to MN I can honestly say that things are... Read More

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Hype - 5/4/2019
The average low temperature is 40 degrees and even in the summer you need a long sleeve shirt at night, with the exception of a handful of days. The city and surrounding... Read More

Friendly place with better weather than you think - 4/18/2019
I am a current resident of Buffalo. I grew up outside Buffalo proper (by the Bills stadium), lived in the West Side for a few years, left the area for almost a decade,... Read More

Reviews for Albany    53 Reviews
Horrible Weather Year Round - 4/6/2018
I've lived in the capital region Albany area since 1976. Albany's cost of living,(with the exception of property taxes,) is reasonable. There are a lot of things to do... Read More

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Property and School Taxes - 2/8/2015
The property taxes we play to live in our town of Bethlehem, a suburb of Albany, are very high. We are soon-to-be empty-nesters who plan to leave the area as soon as we... Read More

Best times in Albany - 1/15/2015
The culture in Albany really makes you appreciate where you live. This town is a great place to live a life of fitness and well-being. With so many trails, parks and... Read More

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ZIPS IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK
14215, 14213, 14220, 14207, 14216, 14211, 14206, 14214, 14210, 14222, 17 total
ZIPS IN ALBANY, NEW YORK
12203 12208 12206 12209 12210 12202 12222 12207

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