These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Buffalo


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 1.66x the national median and household incomes are 1.33x 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:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $524,064. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Buffalo.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Buffalo

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 criteria:

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 Medical Park.

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

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Buffalo

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 South Abbott $66,562
2 Park Meadow $63,182
3 Starin Central $62,667
4 Albright $61,500
5 North Park $50,252
6 Delaware-West Ferry $45,854
7 Abbott Mckinley $45,785
8 South Park $43,131
9 University $42,948
10 Parkside $42,183
11 Waterfront $38,750
12 Kaisertown $37,644
13 Forest $37,550
14 Seneca $36,987
15 Hamlin Park $36,964
16 Cazenovia Park $36,337
17 Allen $35,380
18 Delaware Park $34,147
19 Triangle $33,120
20 Grider $32,444
21 Lasalle $32,238
22 Tifft $31,788
23 Grant Ferry $31,753
24 Cold Spring $31,000
25 Bryant $30,676
26 Military $30,574
27 Kensington $30,194
28 Riverside Park $29,522
29 Kenfield $29,437
30 Babcock $29,180
31 North Delaware $29,148
32 Valley $28,732
33 Emslie $28,251
34 Front Park $27,970
35 Leroy $27,440
36 Black Rock $26,270
37 First Ward $26,024
38 Lovejoy $26,008
39 Willert Park $24,293
40 Kingsley $24,104
41 Genesee Moselle $24,086
42 Masten Park $23,903
43 Squaw Island $23,730
44 Schiller Park $23,662
45 Columbus $21,276
46 Emerson $20,047
47 Central Business District $19,643
48 South Ellicott $19,448
49 Lakeview $19,340
50 Broadway-Fillmore $19,258
51 Mlk Park $16,680
52 Medical Park $16,215

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