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Buffalo Apartments

Buffalo, NY 119 Apartments for Rent

Buffalo Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 255,284
Population Density: 6,322.4 people/sq mile
Median Age: 35
Percentage of Family Households: 50%
Median Annual Income: $40,669 / year
Median Rent: $877 / month

What locals are saying

Buffalo has the sunniest and driest summers of any major Northeast city, yet Buffalo averages 8 feet of snowfall annually. It is the undisputed birthplace of the beloved sports bar staple, the Buffalo wing, yet Buffalonians and football championships make the least naughty bedfellows in all of sports. That's alright Buffalo – you are the closest major city to Niagara Falls – the most extreme waterfall in North America by volume – by far.

Buffalo was once in the top 20 most populous cities in the U

Buffalo Demographics


How diverse is Buffalo?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Buffalo is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Buffalo are White (44%), Black Or African American (30.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (11.5%), Asian (7.9%), Two Or More (4.8%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.3%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Buffalo residents?

The median age in Buffalo is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Buffalo?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Buffalo is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Buffalo are White (44%), Black Or African American (30.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (11.5%), Asian (7.9%), Two Or More (4.8%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.3%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Buffalo residents?

The median age in Buffalo is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Buffalo Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Buffalo is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Buffalo is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Buffalo is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Buffalo


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School
Charter
K, 5-12
Charter
K, 5-12
616 Students
28 Reviews
616
Students
28 Reviews
7 /10
Frederick Olmsted 64 At 78
Public
PK-4
Public
PK-4
598 Students
14 Reviews
598
Students
14 Reviews
6 /10
Frederick Olmsted 56
Public
5-12
Public
5-12
826 Students
5 Reviews
826
Students
5 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School
Charter
K, 5-12
Charter
K, 5-12
616 Students
28 Reviews
616
Students
28 Reviews
6 /10
Frederick Olmsted 56
Public
5-12
Public
5-12
826 Students
5 Reviews
826
Students
5 Reviews
6 /10
City Honors School At Fosdick Masten Park
Public
5-12
Public
5-12
1,078 Students
19 Reviews
1,078
Students
19 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School
Charter
K, 5-12
Charter
K, 5-12
616 Students
28 Reviews
616
Students
28 Reviews
6 /10
City Honors School At Fosdick Masten Park
Public
5-12
Public
5-12
1,078 Students
19 Reviews
1,078
Students
19 Reviews
6 /10
Frederick Olmsted 56
Public
5-12
Public
5-12
826 Students
5 Reviews
826
Students
5 Reviews

What Renters Say about Buffalo


Apartment List has released the results for Buffalo from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Buffalo renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Interestingly, ratings for Buffalo vary widely across categories such as affordability and weather."
59%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
56%
Commute Time
52%
Pet Friendliness
50%
Social Life
46%
Public Transit
44%
Safety and Crime Rate
38%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
38%
Affordability
34%
Quality of Schools
23%
Weather
22%
Dating
11%
State and Local Taxes

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Average rent in Buffalo, New York

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Buffalo is $1,165, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,488. Rent rates updated 6 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List

Find an apartment for rent in Buffalo, NY


Searching for an apartment for rent in Buffalo, NY? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 119 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Buffalo. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Buffalo is $1,068 for a studio, $1,165 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,488 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Buffalo apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Buffalo, NY apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, the average rent is $1,068 for a studio, $1,165 for a 1-bedroom, $1,488 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,476 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Buffalo, check out our monthly Buffalo Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Buffalo?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Buffalo by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Buffalo?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Buffalo apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Buffalo?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Buffalo.

How can I find off-campus housing in Buffalo?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Buffalo. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include SUNY College at Brockport.