Buffalo, NY Cost of Living Index

Buffalo cost of living index

IndexBuffaloNew YorkNational
Cost of living index78128100
Goods & Services index91112100
Groceries index95109100
Health care index87102100
Housing index38177100
Transportation index102113100
Utilities index108105100
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 38.7% less than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Buffalo is 21.8% 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 $3.65.
  • The price of gas in Buffalo is 11.3% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Buffalo, NY is $3.57.
  • The price of coffee in Buffalo is 18.3% lower than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Buffalo, NY is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Buffalo is 13.9% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

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

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Albright, Buffalo812.9
Park Meadow, Buffalo813.7
Waterfront, Buffalo800.6
Parkside, Buffalo763.7
Delaware-West Ferry, Buffalo762.2
Starin Central, Buffalo754.9
Allen, Buffalo750.8
Bryant, Buffalo751.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
North Park, Buffalo744.5
South Abbott, Buffalo734.9
Delaware Park, Buffalo703.3
University, Buffalo705.5
Abbott McKinley, Buffalo694
Central Business District, Buffalo690.4
North Delaware, Buffalo684.5
Forest, Buffalo682.9
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Cities near Buffalo, NY

CityScoreMiles
East Aurora, NY8515.7
Orchard Park, NY8510.7
Williamsville, NY848.9
Clarence, NY8415.8
Lewiston, NY8321.3
Harris Hill, NY8311.5
Hamburg, NY8312
Billington Heights, NY8214.6
CityScoreMiles
Kenmore, NY825.5
Lancaster, NY8210.6
West Seneca, NY814.7
Grandyle Village, NY818.5
Eden, NY8116.2
Wanakah, NY819.8
North Boston, NY8114.8
Clarence Center, NY8114.9
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