Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area
Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metropolitan Area
|Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area|
|Other cities|| - Niagara Falls|
- North Tonawanda
|• Total||1,567 sq mi (4,060 km2)|
|• Rank||49th in the U.S.|
|• Density||718/sq mi (277/km2)|
The Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area, designated by the United States Census Bureau, encompassing two counties — Erie and Niagara in Western New York. It has a population, of almost 1.2 million people. It is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state of New York, centering on the urbanized area of Buffalo.
As of the April 1, 2020, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had a population of 1,166,902; the combined statistical area (CSA), which adds Cattaraugus, had a population of 1,215,826 inhabitants. It is part of the Great Lakes Megalopolis, which contains an estimated 54 million people. The larger Buffalo Niagara Region is an economic zone consisting of eight counties in Western New York.
- Niagara Falls
- North Tonawanda
- Olean (part of CSA)
- Salamanca (part of CSA)
- Cattaraugus Reservation (partial)
- Tonawanda Reservation (Erie County)
- Tonawanda Reservation (Niagara County)
- Tuscarora Reservation (Niagara County)
|Historical Population Figures|
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,170,111 people, 468,719 households, and 301,970 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 83.8% White, 11.7% African American, 0.7% Native American, 1.3% Asian, <0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $38,352. Males had a median income of $38,086 versus $25,589 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $19,788.
|Buffalo–Depew||BUF||Depew||Erie||Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited, Maple Leaf|
|Buffalo – Exchange Street||BFX||Buffalo||Erie||Empire Service, Maple Leaf|
|Niagara Falls||NFL||Niagara Falls||Niagara||Empire Service, Maple Leaf|
|Airport||IATA code||ICAO code||County|
|Buffalo Niagara International Airport||BUF||KBUF||Erie|
|Niagara Falls International Airport||IAG||KIAG||Niagara|
- Interstate 90
- Interstate 190
- Interstate 290
- Interstate 990
- U.S. Route 20
- U.S. Route 20A
- U.S. Route 62
- U.S. Route 219
- New York State Route 5
- New York State Route 18
- New York State Route 33
- New York State Route 104
- New York State Route 198
- New York State Route 400
Combined Statistical Area
The Buffalo–Cheektowaga–Cattaraugus Combined Statistical Area is made up of three counties in western New York. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of the 2010 Census, the CSA had a population of 1,215,826.
- Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
- Buffalo–Niagara Falls (Erie and Niagara counties)
- Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)
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