Buffalo (New York)

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Coordinates 42°54′17″N 78°50′58″W
Country United States
State New York
Region Western New York
Metro Buffalo–Niagara Falls
County Erie
First settled (village) 1789; 233 years ago (1789)
Founded 1801; 221 years ago (1801)
Incorporated (city) 1832; 190 years ago (1832)
Elevation 600 ft (200 m)
Demonyms Buffalonian
Time zone UTC−05:00 (EST)
ZIP code 142XX
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-11000
GNIS feature ID 0973345
Website www.buffalony.gov
Homicide 47
Rape 121
Robbery 802
Aggravated assault 1,563
Total violent crime 2,533
Burglary 1,609
Larceny-theft 6,008
Motor vehicle theft 678
Total property crime 8,295
Government (Type) Strong mayor-council
Government (Body) Buffalo Common Council
Government (Mayor) Byron Brown (D)
Government (City) 52.48 sq mi (135.92 km2)
Government (Land) 40.38 sq mi (104.58 km2)
Government (Water) 12.10 sq mi (31.34 km2)
Area (City) 52.48 sq mi (135.92 km2)
Area (Land) 40.38 sq mi (104.58 km2)
Area (Water) 12.10 sq mi (31.34 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 278,349
Population (2020) (Rank) US: 76th NY: 2nd
Population (2020) (Density) 6,322.35/sq mi (2,441.10/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 935,906 (US: 46th)
Population (2020) (Metro) 1,125,637 (US: 49th)
Population (2020) (CSA) 1,201,500 (US: 48th)

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Buffalo is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Erie County. It is at the eastern end of Lake Erie, at the head of the Niagara River, and is across the Canadian border from Southern Ontario. With a population of 278,349 according to the 2020 census, Buffalo is the 76th-largest city in the United States. The city and nearby Niagara Falls together make up the two-county Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had an estimated population of 1.1 million in 2020, making it the 49th largest MSA in the United States. Buffalo is in Western New York, which is the largest population and economic center between Boston and Cleveland.

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