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Buffalo Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
259,574
Unemployment Rate
5.2%
Poverty Rate
30.7%
Non-Citizens
5.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 31 responses
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  • Friendly
    52%
  • neutral
    19%
  • Progressive
    10%
  • Divided city
    6%
  • Racist
    6%
  • Family oriented
    3%
  • Nosy
    3%

Buffalo Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    44%
  • African American
    36%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%

Income

Median Household Income
$34,268
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    39%
  • $25-$44k
    21%
  • $45-$74k
    18%
  • $75-$149k
    17%
  • $150k+
    4%
Median Individual Income
$21,393
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    38%
  • $15-$34k
    31%
  • $35-$64k
    20%
  • $65k+
    11%

Community

Poll
63%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.30 responses
Poll
52%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.31 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 29 responses
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  • Always something to do,the area is beautiful
    55%
  • Buffalo is the City of Good Neighbors!
    14%
  • Get involved in the community
    10%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    10%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    7%
  • Don't move here
    3%
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