University at Buffalo CDP, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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University at Buffalo CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The University at Buffalo Census Designated Place had a population of 6,375 as of July 1, 2017. University at Buffalo CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for University at Buffalo CDP is located at latitude 43.0019 and longitude -78.7877 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the University at Buffalo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

The University at Buffalo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631239) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The University at Buffalo Census Designated Place is located within Town of Amherst, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with University at Buffalo CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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University at Buffalo CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,375
Daytime Population: Workers 2,875
Daytime Population: Residents 4,620
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,495
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 594
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,781
Population Density2 4,721
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $27,516
Average Household Income $43,955
Per Capita Income $5,519


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (32.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (68.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $134,649


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.69% 0.19%
Households 22.58% 1.87%
Families 10.57% 1.99%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

University at Buffalo CDP, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University at Buffalo CDP to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 298 75th
Population Density # 147 88th
Diversity Index # 123 90th
Median Household Income # 1191 1st
Per Capita Income # 1195 0th

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