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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Buffalo is 116% less densely populated than Boston.
People are 0.1% less likely to be married in Boston.
The Median Age is 1.8 years older in Buffalo.

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PEOPLE
 Buffalo, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 Population258,071667,137321,418,820
 Population - 2010266,012602,609308,745,538
 Population - 2000292,648589,141285,036,114
 Population - 1990328,123574,283251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-21.35%16.17%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-11.82%13.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density6,39013,79491
 Land Area40483,531,905
 Water Area1241264,837
 Median Age33.131.337.4
 Female Population52.47%52.17%50.81%
 Male Population47.53%47.83%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Buffalo, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.60%5.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.19%4.36%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.04%4.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.09%2.79%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.83%8.12%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.66%9.40%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.95%22.04%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.58%12.50%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.47%11.33%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.87%5.02%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.95%4.54%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.04%5.59%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.13%3.24%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.60%1.58%1.85%
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 RACE
 Buffalo, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 White45.62%46.03%62.77%
 Black36.83%22.69%12.24%
 Asian4.17%9.08%4.95%
 Native American0.42%0.19%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.25%1.31%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.64%2.31%2.13%
 Hispanic10.03%18.37%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.97%81.63%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Buffalo, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 Households111,444251,212116,211,000
 Family Households57,995119,71876,958,100
 Non Family Households53,449131,49439,253,000
 Household Size2.252.362.63
 Married Population31.54%31.50%50.58%
 Single Population68.46%68.50%49.42%
 Now Married28.29%28.64%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.24%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married50.88%56.53%32.55%
 Widowed6.58%4.15%5.95%
 Divorced11.01%7.82%10.92%
 Married, w/children18.86%22.36%31.68%
 Married, no children27.05%33.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children36.29%27.08%16.94%
 Single, no children17.80%17.47%9.95%

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