Buffalo, New York 

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Economy in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo has an unemployment rate of 9.5%. The US average is 6.0%.

Buffalo has seen the job market increase by 1.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 21.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Buffalo
- The Sales Tax Rate for Buffalo is 8.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Buffalo is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Buffalo
- The average income of a Buffalo resident is $20,726 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Buffalo resident is $31,668 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYBuffalo, New YorkUnited States
  9.5%6.0%
  -6.0%-6.2%
  21.9%33.5%
  8.8%6.2%
  6.2%4.6%
  $22,294$31,177
  $34,268$57,652
  $41,837$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  3.3%6.2%
  8.9%10.4%
  2.0%2.7%
  10.5%11.6%
  4.1%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  1.7%2.1%
  5.2%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  5.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.7%4.3%
  10.8%9.3%
  20.1%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  9.8%7.4%
  4.1%4.9%
  4.0%4.8%
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    Reviews for Buffalo    93 Reviews
    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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    Buffalo - 3/23/2022
    This city is just plain beautiful. Sure, it might not be New York or Albany. But it's Buffalo. Place is a God-send. You want to see the Falls and the Bills? Come here.... Read More

    Avoid at all costs it's only great to visit. - 2/20/2022
    I do not recommend the city at all. Let me start off by saying I am a native to this city. If your main goal is to move here to live closer to NYC with out paying those... Read More


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