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West Seneca
  • Suburb of Buffalo, NY

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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West Seneca is a suburb of Buffalo with a population of 45,272. West Seneca is in Erie County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in West Seneca offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Seneca there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Seneca and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Seneca are above average.

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About West Seneca...
Population
45,272

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$875
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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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
    88.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    165.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,064.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    70.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in West Seneca

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,362
National
$64,994

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