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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Clarence is a suburb of Buffalo with a population of 32,137. Clarence is in Erie County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Clarence offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Clarence there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Clarence tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Clarence are highly rated.
About Clarence...
Population
32,137

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$286,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,113
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Clarence

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,630
National
$55,322
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Clarence Reviews

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Clarence is a wonderful town to live in -- safe, family-friendly, and filled with amenities for residents. Would highly recommend to any family looking to settle down!
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Great blend of country living with shopping close by! Excellent school district! Also close to Buffalo Bills, Sabre’s, and Bandits!
I love Clarence! I grew up here. Friendly community. In the middle of everywhere I need to go. The school system is one of the best in the area. I always feel safe never had any issues. Family friendly neighborhoods lots of kids around. Houses hold their value, although they may be more expensive.