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Buffalo has the 71st largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Buffalo area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Buffalo has the 53rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Buffalo is below average at $45,060, and the median cost of a home in Buffalo is $67,800, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Buffalo hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Buffalo. 67% of Buffalo workers drive to work alone, 12% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Buffalo spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Buffalo Employment and Training Center

77 Goodell Street
First Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

Buffalo Employment Office

284 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202