Buffalo , Erie County, New York

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. In the 2010 census it had a population of 261,310 inhabitants 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.

The city has a total area of 52.49 square miles (135.96 km2).

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Buffalo, NY Quick Facts

Population : 255,284 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York
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 : 09:46:46 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 14201
Density : 1,878 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2019)

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Year Population Method
2010 261,310 census
2011 260,701 estimation process
2012 260,155 estimation process
2013 260,013 estimation process
2014 259,548 estimation process
2015 258,165 estimation process
2016 256,816 estimation process
2017 256,301 estimation process
2018 255,781 estimation process
2019 255,284 estimation process

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

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

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People born in Buffalo, NY (200)

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

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Buffalo, NY

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
JMN Jamestown, New York 111 West Third Street BUS
ROC Louise M. Slaughter Rochester Station 320 Central Avenue RAIL

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
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
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
Ellicott 8,274 City in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America
Boston 8,077 Town in New York, USA

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