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A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
University Heights is a neighborhood in Buffalo, New York. University Heights is in Erie County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in University Heights offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In University Heights there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of University Heights tend to be liberal.
About University Heights...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,068
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$835
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
Home Security Options for University Heights
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$43,491
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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Its either hot or freezing. But usually freezing. Forever snowing
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Great houses in my hood. It is a college community but there are still lots of families around that maintain the area.
There aren't a lot of opportunities.