Buffalo, NY (Niagara St / Tonawanda St)




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About Buffalo, NY (Niagara St / Tonawanda St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Niagara St / Tonawanda St median real estate price is $48,521, which is less expensive than 98.0% of New York neighborhoods and 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Niagara St / Tonawanda St is currently $693, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.2% of New York neighborhoods.

Niagara St / Tonawanda St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Buffalo, New York.

Niagara St / Tonawanda St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in Niagara St / Tonawanda St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Niagara St / Tonawanda St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 47.7% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 45.2% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 61.2% of the residential real estate in the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood in Buffalo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood, 36.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.5%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood in Buffalo, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (19.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.5%), among others. In addition, 12.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Niagara St / Tonawanda St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (59.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (20.4%) and 7.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Niagara St / Tonawanda St 0.101011101001110
Buffalo 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Niagara St / Tonawanda St 0.101011101001110
Buffalo 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Niagara St / Tonawanda St 0.101011101001110
Buffalo 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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