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Buffalo-Niagara Falls New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls New York metro area was $50,074 in 2014, the latest figures available. Buffalo median household income is $8,804 lower than the median New York household income and $3,583 less than the US median household income. 2015 metro income data (including Buffalo median household income) will be released in September of 2016. Median family and per capita income for Buffalo-Niagara Falls are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Buffalo New York

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $53,657 +1.04% +0.93%
New York $58,878 +0.98% +1.24%
Buffalo $50,074 -2.53% +1.04%

Trends in Buffalo, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Buffalo is $50,074. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $52,667 and is now $2,593 (4.92%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,560 in 2011, real median household income for Buffalo has now grown by $514 (1.04%).

Real Median Household Income: Buffalo, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Buffalo

Date US New York Buffalo
2014 $53,657 $58,878 $50,074
2013 $53,105 $58,308 $51,375
2012 $52,970 $58,205 $51,834
2011 $53,162 $58,155 $49,560
2010 $54,343 $58,797 $50,406
2009 $55,415 $60,312 $50,549
2008 $57,211 $61,614 $52,667
2007 $57,936 $61,103 $51,203
2006 $56,892 $60,336 $50,293
2005 $56,058 $59,984 $51,298

Buffalo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Buffalo was $66,144 in 2014. Compared to the median New York family income, Buffalo median family income is $4,971 lower. As with the median household income data, 2015 family income data for Buffalo will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Median Family Income for Buffalo New York

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,910 +1.28% +1.88%
New York $71,115 -0.73% +1.05%
Buffalo $66,144 -0.71% +2.29%

Trends in Buffalo, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Buffalo is $66,144. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $69,283 and is now $3,139 (4.53%) lower. From a post peak low of $64,661 in 2011, real median family income for Buffalo has now grown by $1,483 (2.29%).

Real Median Family Income: Buffalo, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Buffalo

Date US New York Buffalo
2014 $65,910 $71,115 $66,144
2013 $65,078 $71,639 $66,617
2012 $64,473 $70,524 $67,617
2011 $64,691 $70,373 $64,661
2010 $65,813 $71,555 $64,892
2009 $67,399 $73,809 $67,888
2008 $69,677 $74,637 $69,283
2007 $69,849 $73,764 $68,738
2006 $68,722 $72,963 $67,869
2005 $67,684 $72,356 $67,923

Buffalo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Buffalo was $28,680 in 2014. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Buffalo median per capita income is $4,415 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2015 per capita income data for Buffalo will be released in September of 2016.

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Real Per Capita Income for Buffalo New York

2014 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $28,889 +0.85% +2.75%
New York $33,095 +0.15% +2.48%
Buffalo $28,680 +1.81% +3.03%

Trends in Buffalo, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Buffalo is $28,680. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,281 and is now $601 (2.05%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Buffalo, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Buffalo

Date US New York Buffalo
2014 $28,889 $33,095 $28,680
2013 $28,645 $33,046 $28,169
2012 $28,169 $32,264 $28,057
2011 $28,115 $32,295 $27,837
2010 $28,297 $32,588 $27,340
2009 $29,140 $33,814 $28,671
2008 $30,337 $34,403 $28,789
2007 $30,473 $34,123 $29,281
2006 $29,669 $32,906 $27,330
2005 $30,349 $34,135 $28,571