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Buffalo
  • City in New York

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Buffalo is a city in New York with a population of 255,805. Buffalo is in Erie County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Buffalo offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Buffalo there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Buffalo and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Buffalo...
Population
255,805

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$801
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    628.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    25.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    50
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    238.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    411.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,049.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    467.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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