StatisticFirst WardBuffaloNew York
Population density (sq mi)8866,413413
Median age37.932.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.6:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1865%49%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%70%
Speak Spanishn/a8%15%

Key findings

  • The population density in First Ward is 86% lower than Buffalo
  • The median age in First Ward is 15% higher than Buffalo
  • In First Ward 65.55% of the population is White
  • In First Ward 21.43% of the population is Black
  • In First Ward 0.97% of the population is Asian

Compare Buffalo, NY Demographics


      First Ward population breakdown by race

      RaceFirst WardBuffaloNew York
      American Indian0.07%0.42%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.04%
      Mixed race9.43%3.62%2.93%
      Other race2.57%5.65%8.62%
      In First Ward, 10.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      First Ward age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The First Ward, Buffalo, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).