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Houston, TX vs Buffalo, NY

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Buffalo is 95.0% younger than the median age of a home in Houston.
- Homes are 2.1% less expensive likely to be rented in Buffalo than in Houston.

Housing
 Houston, TXBuffalo, NYUnited States
 407840
 $185,500$85,300$231,200
 6.6%11.1%6.7%
 42.3%46.5%35.6%
 48.7%55.4%27.4%
 $18.9$17.1$11.8
 38.5%34.4%56.0%
 11.1%16.2%12.2%
 50.5%49.4%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Houston, TXBuffalo, NYUnited States
 $1,469$927$1,470
 $888$657$821
 $992$683$930
 $1,208$822$1,148
 $1,653$1,030$1,537
 $2,078$1,183$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Houston, TXBuffalo, NYUnited States
 4.7%2.6%2.1%
 0.9%0.6%0.5%
 0.7%0.3%1.0%
 0.5%0.7%0.5%
 0.7%0.2%4.0%
 3.6%11.8%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Houston, TXBuffalo, NYUnited States
 2.0%4.8%3.5%
 2.7%13.2%3.1%
 6.0%17.0%3.9%
 9.6%16.6%5.4%
 11.2%10.1%6.3%
 18.9%12.7%14.7%
 11.6%8.6%14.6%
 12.7%8.7%18.7%
 8.8%3.9%11.0%
 5.3%1.8%6.2%
 6.1%1.8%7.0%
 2.4%0.6%2.7%
 1.6%0.2%1.5%
 0.6%0.1%0.5%
 0.8%0.1%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Houston, TXBuffalo, NYUnited States
 1.6%0.2%0.9%
 3.3%0.6%2.3%
 14.4%1.8%14.5%
 9.9%2.8%14.0%
 14.2%2.0%13.6%
 22.5%3.1%15.5%
 9.9%2.8%14.0%
 10.8%10.0%10.5%
 4.6%10.5%5.1%
 4.4%64.1%12.9%

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Reviews for Houston    358 Reviews
The Most Amazing Place on Earth ??!!! - 9/9/2019
I was born and raised in the greatest country on the planet, Tex.., oh yeah, I forgot, I mean, I was born and raised in the greatest state in the United States of... Read More

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Houston -- Not What It Once Was - 8/16/2019
I've lived in Houston since the mid-'70s, apart from a five year stint in the early '80s and a four year stint in the 2010's. During those years Houston has changed... Read More

The best of both worlds - 7/1/2019
After living all around the U.S. I have not been able to find another city like Houston. The city retains a small town identity, despite being a large cosmopolitan city... Read More

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

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ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total
ZIPS IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK
14215, 14213, 14220, 14207, 14216, 14211, 14206, 14214, 14210, 14222, 17 total

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