Valley employment information

IndexValleyBuffaloNew York
Income per capita$15,010$21,566$34,212
Median household income$28,588$33,119$60,741
Median income owner occupied$0$52,050$83,277
Median income renter occupied$0$22,316$38,983
Median earnings male$36,259$27,243$40,464
Median earnings female$23,068$22,724$30,906
Unemployment rate8.1%5.8%4.8%
Poverty leveln/a31.2%15.5%
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,077$33,119$66,238
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Valley is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Valley is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Valley is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Valley is equal to the national average.

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Valley median earnings by income bracket

Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector49.8%6.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.3%15.4%
Public administration3.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.4%7.3%
Education, health & social services1.4%23.7%
Other28.2%32.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clarence Center, NY2,341$102,03184%
Harris Hill, NY5,761$87,14358%
Orchard Park, NY3,197$85,82155%
Clarence, NY2,927$85,07854%
Elma Center, NY2,701$84,51953%
Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chula Vista, CA260,598$66,95621%
Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%
Jersey City, NJ261,666$60,70310%
Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720%
St. Petersburg, FL253,585$48,18313%
Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940%
Source: The Valley, Buffalo, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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