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Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area&

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Population
1.14M
-0.1% decline
Median Age
40.9
Median Household Income
$51,772
3.39% growth
Poverty Rate
15.7%
Number of Employees
550,823
1.13% growth
Median Property Value
$135,200
7.81% growth

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

Economy

The economy of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area employs 550,823 people. The economy of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.27; 1.22; and 1.09 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area are Healthcare & Social Assistance (92,371), Retail trade (63,518), and Manufacturing (58,988), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,772), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($49,177), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($46,893).

Median household income in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is $51,772. Males in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,881. The income inequality of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area (measured using the Gini index) is 0.503 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area. In New York the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 83 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,906. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.

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Diversity

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is home to a population of 1.14M people, from which 96.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is composed of 881,130 White residents (77.6%), 137,953 Black residents (12.2%), 53,999 Hispanic residents (4.76%), 34,556 Asian residents (3.04%), and 19,096 Two+ residents (1.68%). The most common foreign languages in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area are Spanish (31,033 speakers), Chinese (7,087 speakers), and Polish (6,339 speakers), but compared to other places, Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area has a relative high number of Polish (6,339 speakers), Italian (5,703 speakers), and Hungarian (505 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area awarded 22,425 degrees. The student population of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is skewed towards females, with 9,369 male students and 13,056 female students. Most students in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area are White (13,922 and 62.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,974 and 8.8%), Asian (1,003 and 4.47%), and Unknown (990 and 4.41%). The largest universities in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area by number of graduates are University at Buffalo (8,640 and 38.5%), Buffalo State SUNY (2,529 and 11.3%), and Erie Community College (2,474 and 11%). The most popular majors in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area are General Business Administration & Management (1,088 and 4.85%), General Psychology (764 and 3.41%), and Registered Nursing (596 and 2.66%). The median tuition costs in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area are $28,500 for private four year colleges, and $6,470 and $21,550 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is $135,200, which is 0.7 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $125,400 to $135,200, a 7.81% increase. The homeownership rate of Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is 65.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metro Area is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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