Buffalo Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Buffalo Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 256,480 -0.4%
Male Population 122,467 -0.1%
Female Population 134,013 -0.7%
Male Population 47.75 %
Female Population 52.25 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.1 0.3%
Citizen US Born 219,251 -1.1%
Citizen not US Born 22,703 7.6%
Not Citizen 14,526 -1.8%
Citizen US Born 85.48 %
Citizen not US Born 8.85 %
Not Citizen 5.66 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,056 -16.6%
Moved from Same Country 33,416 3.1%
Moved from Same State 5,998 8.8%
Moved from Different State 3,389 -5.6%
Same House as Last Year 207,477 -1.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.81 %
Moved from Same Country 13.24 %
Moved from Same State 2.38 %
Moved from Different State 1.34 %
Same House as Last Year 82.22 %

Occupational Employment in Buffalo top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 93,234 1.2%
Blue Collar 20,638 -2.6%
White Collar 81.88 %
Blue Collar 18.12 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 6,073 2.6%
Private Companies 73,121 0.3%
Governmental Workers 18,318 -1.5%
Not for Profit Companies 16,360 2.9%
Self Employees 5.33 %
Private Companies 64.21 %
Governmental Workers 16.09 %
Not for Profit Companies 14.37 %

Number of Households in Buffalo top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 110,427 -0.3%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 55,912 -0.6%
Non-family Households 54,515 0.1%
Family Households 50.63 %
Non-family Households 49.37 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 30,147 -1.6%
Households without Children 80,280 0.3%
Households with Children 27.3 %
Households without Children 72.7 %

Median and Average Income in Buffalo top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $55,308.00 4.5%
Median Household Income $37,354.00 4.1%
People below Poverty Level 72,493 -1.3%
People above Poverty Level 171,458 -0.1%

Housing in Buffalo top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 131,091 -0.6%
Median Year Built 0 N/A
Built in 1939 or Earlier 82,347 -2.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 13,581 0.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 13,627 2.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,587 -2.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 4,450 4.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,818 2.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,666 -0.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,124 1.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,891 33.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 110,427 -0.3%
Owner Occupied 44,965 -0.5%
Renter Occupied 65,462 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 40.72 %
Renter Occupied 59.28 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 24,994 -1.4%
Without Mortgage 19,971 0.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $112,000.00 10.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $71,800.00 8.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $752.00 1.8%
With Mortgage 55.59 %
Without Mortgage 44.41 %

Buffalo Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 9,358 -2.9%
Some High School 75,078 -0.5%
Some College 48,702 -3.0%
Associate Degree 17,843 -2.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30,642 3.9%
Graduate Degree 20,035 1.9%
No High School 4.71 %
Some High School 37.82 %
Some College 22.95 %
Associate Degree 8.99 %
Bachelor's Degree 15.44 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Buffalo top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 107,343 0.2%
Married 66,649 -0.9%
Separated 6,172 -8.9%
Widowed 12,489 -1.5%
Divorced 21,661 -0.7%
Never Married 51.57 %
Married 32.02 %
Separated 2.97 %
Widowed 6 %
Divorced 10.41 %

Means of Transport to Work in Buffalo top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 86,380 0.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 11,823 -1.5%
Subway or Elevated 38 N/A
Railroad 73 69.8%
Ferryboat 31 14.8%
Bicycle 1,072 4.3%
Motorcycle 38 -22.5%
TaxiCab 365 28.5%
Walk 6,289 -0.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 14202 14209 14222 14201 14208 14216 14213 14207 14203 14204 14212 14211 14218 14220 14210 14206 14214 14215
Buffalo is an area in Erie County,New York with a population of 256,480. There are 122,467 male residents living in Buffalo and 134,013 female residents. The total number of households is 110,427 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 33 with 66,649 people being married and 147,665 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 81.88% white collar employees and 18.12% blue collar employees in Buffalo..
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