These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Buffalo, NY For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Buffalo neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Buffalo

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Buffalo has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.5x the national median and household incomes are 1.24x the national median.

But where exactly in Buffalo do the richest of the rich people live? That would be South Abbott where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Buffalo out of 52 for 2018:

  1. South Abbott (Homes)
  2. Starin Central (Homes)
  3. Albright (Homes)
  4. Park Meadow (Homes)
  5. Parkside (Homes)
  6. North Park (Homes)
  7. Abbott McKinley (Homes)
  8. Delaware-West Ferry (Homes)
  9. University (Homes)
  10. Cazenovia Park (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $539,637. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Buffalo.

For more Buffalo reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Buffalo and the worst neighborhoods in Buffalo.

Or, for living around Buffalo, out the best Buffalo suburbs and the worst Buffalo suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Buffalo For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Buffalo by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, South Abbott, was named the richest neighborhood in Buffalo.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Broadway-Fillmore.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Buffalo ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Buffalo For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 South Abbott $68,147
2 Starin Central $61,242
3 Albright $59,719
4 Park Meadow $59,205
5 Parkside $55,414
6 North Park $52,349
7 Abbott McKinley $47,132
8 Delaware-West Ferry $45,747
9 University $45,647
10 Cazenovia Park $45,035
11 Waterfront $44,571
12 North Delaware $44,204
13 Central Business District $43,676
14 South Park $42,772
15 Forest $42,163
16 Allen $40,388
17 Kaisertown $39,555
18 Delaware Park $37,308
19 Bryant $36,549
20 Grant Ferry $36,000
21 Seneca $33,256
22 Kensington $33,152
23 Tifft $31,383
24 Black Rock $30,926
25 Lasalle $30,254
26 Triangle $30,112
27 Hamlin Park $29,618
28 Grider $29,507
29 Military $29,445
30 First Ward $28,550
31 Valley $28,279
32 Emslie $28,237
33 Kenfield $27,486
34 Front Park $27,416
35 Willert Park $26,874
36 Squaw Island $26,056
37 Genesee Moselle $25,676
38 Babcock $25,615
39 Riverside Park $24,803
40 Lovejoy $24,569
41 Schiller Park $23,176
42 Medical Park $23,039
43 Lakeview $22,692
44 Columbus $22,290
45 Kingsley $22,062
46 South Ellicott $21,840
47 Leroy $21,817
48 Masten Park $21,763
49 Cold Spring $20,836
50 Mlk Park $18,493
51 Emerson $18,191
52 Broadway-Fillmore $18,161

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