Buffalo Erie County, New York

Buffalo: County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA

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Buffalo is a city located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 261,310 and a population density of 1,922 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 255,284 inhabitants.

The city was created 189 years ago in 1831.


Buffalo is located at 42°53'11"N 78°52'42"W (42.8864500, -78.8783700).

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Buffalo forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. more

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Buffalo Quick Facts

Population : 255,284 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Erie County
Postal code : 14201–14280
Phone Area Codes : 716
Area : 135.96 km2
Official name : Buffalo
Altitude : 600 feet / 183 meters
Capital city : Buffalo is capital of Erie County
Establishment : January 01, 1832 (189 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:00:02 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 1,878 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2019)
Weather : 71℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

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According to census records, the population of Buffalo decreased by 2.36% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 261,310 - census
2011 260,701 -0.23% estimation process
2012 260,155 -0.21% estimation process
2013 260,013 -0.05% estimation process
2014 259,548 -0.18% estimation process
2015 258,165 -0.54% estimation process
2016 256,816 -0.53% estimation process
2017 256,301 -0.2% estimation process
2018 255,781 -0.2% estimation process
2019 255,284 -0.19% estimation process

Buffalo zip code is 14201. County name: Erie, County fips: 36029

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People born in Buffalo (200)

People born in Buffalo, including physicist Robert W. Boyd, professional wrestler Lex Luger, businessman George A. Hormel, you can see a list of people who born in Buffalo.


College & universities near Buffalo

Code Name City ZIP
189583 Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo Buffalo (NY) 14203
191083 Erie Community College Buffalo (NY) 14203-2698
190716 D'Youville College Buffalo (NY) 14201-1084
375106 National Tractor Trailer School Inc-Buffalo Buffalo (NY) 14210-2007
196130 SUNY Buffalo State Buffalo (NY) 14222

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Buffalo

Code Name Address Type
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

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Other cities in Erie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Amherst 126,082 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,884 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Tonawanda 71,675 City in the state of New York, USA
Mount Vernon 67,345 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,224 Town in Erie County, New York
Brighton 35,928 Town in Monroe County, New York, USA
Clarence 32,906 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
East Amherst 24,914
Grand Island 21,420 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,720 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 15,020 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Eggertsville 15,019
Depew 15,011 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Elma 11,775 City in New York, United States of America
Lancaster 10,109 Town in Erie County, New York
Hamburg 9,712 Town in Erie County, New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Buffalo distances to largest New York cities

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