Buffalo, NY Cost of Living Index

Buffalo cost of living index

IndexBuffaloNew YorkNational
Cost of living index77125100
Goods & Services index88110100
Groceries index95110100
Health care index90109100
Housing index39159100
Transportation index99108100
Utilities index106118100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Buffalo is 38% less than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Buffalo is 22.6% less than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Buffalo, NY is $3.77.
  • The price of gas in Buffalo is 3.9% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Buffalo, NY is $4.08.
  • The price of coffee in Buffalo is 17.9% lower than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Buffalo, NY is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Buffalo is 11.8% lower than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

New York average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Buffalo, NY goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Buffalo, NY

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Kingsley, Buffalo0.3Delaware-West Ferry, Buffalo1.3
Medical Park, Buffalo0.5Emslie, Buffalo1.3
Masten Park, Buffalo0.6Bryant, Buffalo1.4
Mlk Park, Buffalo0.8Allen, Buffalo1.4
Broadway-Fillmore, Buffalo0.9Emerson, Buffalo1.4
Cold Spring, Buffalo1Genesee Moselle, Buffalo1.5
Willert Park, Buffalo1.2Grider, Buffalo1.5
Hamlin Park, Buffalo1.2Delaware Park, Buffalo1.8
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Cities near Buffalo, NY

CityMilesCityMiles
Buffalo, NY0Depew, NY7.5
Sloan, NY3Blasdell, NY7.6
Kenmore, NY4.3Lancaster, NY8.9
Cheektowaga, NY4.6North Tonawanda, NY9.5
Tonawanda, NY5.6Harris Hill, NY9.7
Lackawanna, NY6Orchard Park, NY11.3
West Seneca, NY6.4Elma Center, NY12
Williamsville, NY6.7Hamburg, NY12.6
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