Buffalo, New York 

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Economy in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo has an unemployment rate of 5.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

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
  5.9%3.7%
  1.0%1.6%
  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    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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