|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Buffalo is 276,807. Buffalo, New York is the 78th largest city in the US.
Buffalo is located entirely in Erie County.
The peak population of Buffalo was in 1950, when its population was 580,132. In 1950, Buffalo was the 15th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 78th largest city in the US. Buffalo is currently 52.3% smaller than it was in 1950.
Buffalo has shrunk 5.2% since the year 2000. Buffalo, New York's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
No, Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York based on population. The biggest city, New York, is 30.6x bigger than Buffalo.
Buffalo has a population density of 6,470.6 people per square mile.
|74||Durham, North Carolina||285,527||51.1%|
|75||Jersey City, New Jersey||283,927||18.2%|
|77||Chula Vista, California||277,220||57.8%|
|78||Buffalo, New York||276,807||-5.2%|
|79||North Las Vegas, Nevada||274,133||132.3%|
|84||Fort Wayne, Indiana||265,974||4.7%|
The total voting age population of Buffalo, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 187,700. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.4% of the residents of Buffalo are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Buffalo are 47.1% White, 36.5% Black, 5.9% Asian, 5.9% Other, 4.0% Two or more races and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 12.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Buffalo, 30.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 46.0%. On a per-household basis, 24.8% of families are below the poverty line in Buffalo.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.9% of Buffalo residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.6% of Buffalo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.6% have a bachelor's degree and 11.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Buffalo residents aged 5 and older, 19.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Buffalo is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Buffalo, 16.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Buffalo is $37,354.
In Buffalo, 40.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.3% of housing units in Buffalo.
Of all the housing units in Buffalo, 62.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Buffalo, 3.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Buffalo is $776.
In Buffalo, 74.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.