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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Tonawanda Town is a suburb of Buffalo with a population of 72,471. Tonawanda Town is in Erie County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Tonawanda Town offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Tonawanda Town there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Tonawanda Town and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Tonawanda Town are above average.
About Tonawanda Town...
Population
72,471

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$131,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$823
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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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
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Tonawanda Town

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,359
National
$55,322
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Tonawanda Town Reviews

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Very quiet neighborhood, easy access to many grocery, retail stores and diverse restaurants. Plenty of beautiful parks and bike paths.
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The Town of Tonawanda is the best town i have ever lived in. it is very safe with wonderful neighbors. And The houses are wonderful and everything is close by like many supermarkets, convenient stores, pharmacies, and hospitals as well.
Nice, clean place to live. Sometimes you will run into a difficult neighbor but most are very helpful!