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Buffalo
  • City in New York

Buffalo Residents

Buffalo Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
255,805
Unemployment Rate
4.6%
Poverty Rate
28%
Non-Citizens
5.4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 38 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • neutral
    21%
  • Progressive
    11%
  • Divided city
    8%
  • Racist
    5%
  • Family oriented
    3%
  • Nosy
    3%

Buffalo Demographics

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%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    43%
  • African American
    34%
  • Hispanic
    12%
  • Asian
    6%
  • 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
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%

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Income

Median Household Income
$39,677
National
$64,994
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    35%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    20%
  • $75-$149k
    19%
  • $150k+
    6%
Median Individual Income
$24,694
National
$32,197
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    33%
  • $15-$34k
    31%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    14%

Community

Poll
65%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 37 responses
Poll
50%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 38 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 36 responses
  • Always something to do,the area is beautiful
    47%
  • Buffalo is the City of Good Neighbors!
    14%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    14%
  • Get involved in the community
    11%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    6%
  • Research before you come here
    6%
  • Don't move here
    3%

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