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    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
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Orchard Park is a suburb of Buffalo with a population of 29,509. Orchard Park is in Erie County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Orchard Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Orchard Park there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Orchard Park and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Orchard Park are highly rated.

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About Orchard Park...
Population
29,509

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$245,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$990
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    37.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    104.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,033.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    27
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Orchard Park

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,245
National
$62,843

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