Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,141,001
Daytime Population: Workers 551,507
Daytime Population: Residents 590,161
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,141,668
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 1,108,568
Population in Familes 851,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 32,433
Population Density2 729
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $51,505
Average Household Income $71,829
Per Capita Income $30,667


Total Housing Units 525,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307,208 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 170,646 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47,878 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $132,636
Average Home Value $163,186


Total Households 477,854
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 285,153
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.07%
Households 0.12% 0.11%
Families -0.08% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.3%