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, 2016)


Total Population 1,133,028
Population in Households 1,100,204
Population in Familes 847,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 32,824
Population Density1 724
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 477,793
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 285,970
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306,550 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 171,243 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 47,259 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $127,268
Average Home Value $155,588


Median Household Income $49,373
Average Household Income $68,229
Per Capita Income $29,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.01%
Households 0.14% 0.12%
Families -0.05% 0.01%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.