Who lives in Buffalo?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 1,135 7.1%
5-9 years 1,488 9.2%
10-14 years 1,076 6.7%
15-17 years 660 4.1%
18-24 years 1,600 9.9%
25-34 years 2,086 13.0%
35-44 years 2,333 14.5%
45-54 years 1,771 11.0%
55-64 years 1,755 10.9%
65-74 years 1,221 7.6%
75-84 years 578 3.6%
85 years and older 389 2.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 7,667 47.6%
Female 8,425 52.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 15,734 97.8%
Of Color 358 2.2%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 14,957 100.0%
English only 14,312 95.7%
Language other than English 645 4.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" 230 1.5%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 15,763 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,138 13.6%
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Foreign-born residents 377 2.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 15,954 100.0%
Same residence 13,881 87.0%
Different residence in the U.S. 2,057 12.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Buffalo's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 5,840 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,242 21.3%
$35,000-$49,999 837 14.3%
$50,000-$74,999 934 16.0%
$75,000-$99,999 1,009 17.3%
$100,000 or more 1,818 31.1%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $72,426 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 15,669 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,242 21.3%
With income below poverty 1,210 7.7%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 800 5.1%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 956 6.1%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 12,703 81.1%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,391 8.9%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 2,558 16.3%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,440 9.2%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,074 6.9%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,460 9.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 15,763 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 836 5.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 6,266 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 426 6.8%
Occupied housing units 5,840 93.2%
Average household size 2.7
Owner-occupied 4,072 65.0%
Average household size 2.8
Renter-occupied 1,768 28.2%
Average household size 2.4
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 2,257 36.0%
1970-1999 2,909 46.4%
1940-1969 696 11.1%
1939 or earlier 404 6.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 5,840 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 4,068 69.7%
With children under 18 years 2,289 39.2%
Married-couple family households 3,302 56.5%
With children under 18 years 1,670 28.6%
Single-person family households 766 13.1%
With children under 18 years 619 10.6%
Nonfamily households 1,772 30.3%
Householder living alone 1,360 23.3%
65 years and over 476 8.2%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 2,311 39.6%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,368 23.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,025 51.8%
Moved in 2000-2009 1,809 31.0%
Moved in 1990-1999 657 11.3%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 657 11.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 5,692 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 1,476 25.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 4,012 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 625 15.6%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,680 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 851 50.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,688
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $971
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 398 6.8%
1 vehicle available 1,571 26.9%
2 vehicles available 2,668 45.7%
3 or more vehicles available 1,203 20.6%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 8,223 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 7,350 89.4%
Public transportation 106 1.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 767 9.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 7,870 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,336 17.0%
10-19 minutes 1,919 24.4%
20-29 minutes 1,043 13.3%
30 minutes or longer 3,572 45.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 10,133 100.0%
Less than high school 572 5.6%
High school diploma or GED 2,846 28.1%
Some college or associate’s degree 3,624 35.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 2,350 23.2%
Graduate or professional Degree 741 7.3%
High school graduate or higher 9,561 94.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,091 30.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 9,395 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 7,681 81.8%
Civilian labor force 8,115 100.0%
Unemployed 434 5.3%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 16,541 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 3,791 22.9%
Age 30 to 54 9,028 54.6%
Age 55 or older 3,722 22.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 3,904 23.6%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 4,298 26.0%
$40,000 or more per year 8,339 50.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,187 7.2%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 802 4.8%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 261 1.6%
Construction 1,323 8.0%
Educational services 1,465 8.9%
Finance and insurance 703 4.3%
Health care and social assistance 2,264 13.7%
Information 245 1.5%
Management of companies and enterprises 341 2.1%
Manufacturing 2,327 14.1%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 569 3.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 842 5.1%
Public administration 637 3.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing 168 1.0%
Retail trade 1,826 11.0%
Transportation and warehousing 439 2.7%
Utilities 145 0.9%
Wholesale trade 878 5.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 15,878 96.0%
Black or African American alone 211 1.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 71 0.4%
Asian alone 181 1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 10 0.1%
Two or more race groups 190 1.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 848 5.1%
High school or equivalent, no college 3,714 22.5%
Some college or associate degree 4,471 27.0%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 3,717 22.5%