NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY is located in Erie County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Buffalo is about 564,824 with about 2,441 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 914,341.

The Average Home Value is $129,433.33, which is roughly 52% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,780.57, which is roughly 36% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 24% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Buffalo is about 7.6%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Erie County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 26.07% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.04%
Republican: 41.43%
Other: 1.19%
Libertarian: 0.93%
Green: 0.42%


Nearby Locations

Sloan, NY (4.14 mi.)
Snyder, NY (4.40 mi.)
Cheektowaga, NY (4.83 mi.)
West Seneca, NY (4.83 mi.)
Tn of Tona, NY (5.18 mi.)
Kenmore, NY (5.18 mi.)
Eggertsville, NY (6.56 mi.)
S Cheek, NY (7.21 mi.)
Tonawanda, NY (7.24 mi.)
Lackawanna, NY (7.97 mi.)
Blasdell, NY (8.37 mi.)
Grand Island, NY (8.84 mi.)
Depew, NY (8.97 mi.)
Amherst, NY (9.44 mi.)
W Amherst, NY (9.90 mi.)
West Amherst, NY (9.90 mi.)
Bowmansville, NY (10.24 mi.)
Getzville, NY (10.87 mi.)
Hamburg, NY (11.65 mi.)
Orchard Park, NY (11.68 mi.)
N Tonawanda, NY (12.47 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 14201, 14202, 14203, 14204, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14210, 14211, 14212, 14213, 14214, 14215, 14216, 14217, 14218, 14219, 14220, 14221, 14222, 14223, 14224, 14225, 14226, 14227, 14228, 14261
Latitude : 42.907575
Longitude : -78.819133
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 646 ft.
Area Code(s) : 716

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.14
Male Population Estimate : 47.57%
Female Population Estimate : 52.43%
Median Age : 36.1
Male Median Age : 34.7
Female Median Age : 38.2

White Population Estimate : 72.65%
Black Population Estimate : 22.28%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.29%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.84%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.01%
Other Population Estimate : 2.55%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Buffalo specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Erie County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Erie County: About 428 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Erie County is about 36% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.