Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

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Population

1.13M

0.59% decline

Poverty Rate

14.6%


Median Age

40.9


Median Household Income

$56,195

1.35% growth

Number of Employees

551,515

1.74% decline

Median Property Value

$155,500

4.43% growth

About

In 2018, Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY had a population of 1.13M people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $56,195. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY declined from 1.14M to 1.13M, a -0.59% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,448 to $56,195, a 1.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.26%), White (Hispanic) (2.22%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%). 9.79% of the people in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are University at Buffalo (8,529 degrees awarded in 2017), Erie Community College (2,381 degrees), and SUNY Buffalo State (2,276 degrees).

The median property value in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is $155,500, and the homeownership rate is 65.3%. Most people in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is 2 cars per household.

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY borders Rochester, NY, Olean, NY, Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY, and Batavia, NY.

About the photo: The two American falls in Niagara Falls, New York

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY employs 552k people. The largest industries in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (93,980 people), Retail Trade (60,951 people), and Manufacturing (59,582 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,481), Public Administration ($62,012), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,382).

Median household income in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is $56,195. Males in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $63,914. The income inequality in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,195

2018 value

± $910

1.35%

1 Year Growth

± 2.61%

Households in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY have a median annual income of $56,195, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,448 in 2017, which represents a 1.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$81,735

Average Male Salary

± $1,216

$63,914

Average Female Salary

± $886

In 2018, full-time male employees in New York made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $69,391 ± $897

  2. Asian

    $66,385 ± $2,329

  3. Two or More Races

    $56,062 ± $4,048

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is from New York.

0.493

2018 Wage GINI

0.497

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in New York was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.874% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was Nassau County, NY with a value of $116,304, followed by Putnam County, NY and Suffolk County, NY, with respective values of $102,525 and $100,468.

The following map shows all of the counties in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY (162k out of 1.11M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    85,246 ± 1,989

  2. Black

    46,100 ± 1,402

  3. Hispanic

    18,377 ± 848

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

552k

2018 Value

± 11,641

-1.74%

1 Year decline

± 3.07%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY declined at a rate of -1.74%, from 561k employees to 552k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (70,958 people), Sales & Related Occupations (57,097 people), and Management Occupations (51,301 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (70,958 people), Sales & Related Occupations (57,097 people), and Management Occupations (51,301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.59 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.37 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($74,274), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,787), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,636).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

552k

2018 Value

± 11,641

-1.74%

1 Year decline

± 3.07%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY declined at a rate of -1.74%, from 561k employees to 552k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (93,980 people), Retail Trade (60,951 people), and Manufacturing (59,582 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, though some of these residents may live in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (93,980 people), Retail Trade (60,951 people), and Manufacturing (59,582 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.3 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.23 times), and Educational Services (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($65,481), Public Administration ($62,012), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,382).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $72.7B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $50B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $72.7B, followed by Electronics ($54.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($50B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$615B

2020 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

38.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $615B. This is expected to increase 38.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.7B

  2. $32.1B

  3. $20.7B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $37.7B, followed by Pennsylvania with $32.1B and Connecticut and $20.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.5% of the population of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.985% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.5%

Uninsured

51.7%

Employer Coverage

20.4%

Medicaid

13.1%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

0.985%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY grew by 6.38% from 3.29% to 3.5%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

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Diversity

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is home to a population of 1.13M people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.3% of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY residents were born outside of the country (71.6k people).

In 2018, there were 6.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (870k people) in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 134k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 36.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are Spanish (32,299 speakers), Arabic (11,325 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (6,315 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was 40.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

71.6k people

6.16%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

69.8k people

As of 2017, 6.3% of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY residents (71.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was 6.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,970 ± 17,236 people

  2. China

    407,280 ± 15,504 people

  3. Mexico

    222,031 ± 11,503 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,970 New York residents, followed by China with 407,280 and Mexico with 222,031.

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Citizenship

97%

2018 Citizenship

97%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97% of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    870k ± 816

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    134k ± 2.81k

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    36.8k ± 1.61k

In 2018, there were 6.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (870k people) in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 134k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 36.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    32,299 speakers (3.02%)

  2. Arabic

    11,325 speakers (1.06%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    6,315 speakers (0.591%)

9.79% of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was Spanish. 3.02% of the overall population of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are native Spanish speakers. 1.06% speak Arabic and 0.591% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    25,586 ± 2,040

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    8,178 ± 1,438

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    6,887 ± 1,172

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY awarded 21,644 degrees. The student population of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is skewed towards women, with 35,405 male students and 45,813 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are White (12,893 and 67.9%), followed by Black or African American (2,128 and 11.2%), Unknown (1,328 and 7%), and Asian (1,091 and 5.75%).

The largest universities in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY by number of degrees awarded are University at Buffalo (8,529 and 39.4%), Erie Community College (2,381 and 11%), and SUNY Buffalo State (2,276 and 10.5%).

The most popular majors in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are General Business Administration & Management (1,780 and 8.22%), Registered Nursing (965 and 4.46%), and General Psychology (792 and 3.66%).

The median tuition costs in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY are $26,345 for private four year colleges, and $6,670 and $20,115 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 1,205 degrees awarded

  2. 743 degrees awarded

  3. 564 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 1,205 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 8,529 degrees awarded

  2. 2,381 degrees awarded

  3. 2,276 degrees awarded

$6,670

Median In-State Public

$26,345

Median Private

In 2017, the Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was University at Buffalo with 8,529 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

9,075

Degrees Awarded to Men

12,569

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 9,075 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, which is 0.722 times less than the 12,569 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,893 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    2,128 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    1,328 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY were to White students. These 12,893 degrees mean that there were 6.06 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,128 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was $155,500 in 2018, which is 0.677 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $148,900 to $155,500, a 4.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is 65.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,500

2018 Median

± $2,423

$148,900

2017 Median

± $2,508

In 2018, the median property value in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY grew to to $155,500 from the previous year's value of $148,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$56,195

Median Household Income

± $910

480k

Number of Households

± 10,439

In 2018, the median household income of the 480k households in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY grew to $56,195 from the previous year's value of $55,448.

The following chart displays the households in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.3%

2018 Homeownership

65.5%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65.3% of the housing units in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.1%

  2. Carpooled

    6.82%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.55%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY was Drove Alone (82.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.82%) and those who Worked At Home (3.55%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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