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Demographics

When you do the math, you can see that we're a region where it all adds up - for businesses starting out, growing, and relocating to Buffalo Niagara.

  • 500 miles from 38% of the U.S. population and 59% of Canada's - that's one big market.
  • 750,000 workforce + 28,000 new grads - one mighty labor pool.
  • WNY is home to 15 four-year colleges and universities, and 20 two-year schools - more than 28,000 graduates every year.
  • Median regional housing price is $122,000 (Q1-2014) with a median household income of $47,400. Health insurance costs 25 percent below the national average.
  • Total non-farm employment in Buffalo Niagara grew more than 0.3 percent in 2013.

Download Demographic Summaries (2013) below

  

Download Consumer Expenditure Summaries (2013) below

Western New York
Buffalo-Niagara Falls MSA
Allegany County
Cattaraugus County
Chautauqua County

Erie County
Genesee County
Niagara County
Orleans County
Wyoming County 
 

Western New York
Buffalo Niagara MSA
Allegany County
Cattaraugus County
Chautauqua County

Erie County
Genesee County
Niagara County
Orleans County
Wyoming County