Buffalo Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Profile

Welcome to Open Data Buffalo's Neighborhood Profile! This is your gateway to data, maps, and other resources describing Buffalo's 35 planning neighborhoods compiled by the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency (BURA). Explore population, social, economic, and housing data at the neighborhood level by checking out the Population Profile, Social Profile, Economic Profile, and Housing Profile by clicking these links or navigating with the tabs in the dashboard above.
View the 4 profiles to dive into each report in context and understand indicator and variable definitions. To see a report of your neighborhood in context, check out the Neighborhood Profile Data Lens and view how your neighborhood compares to other neighborhoods or export data specific to your local community (data from 2016 American Community Survey).
The data presented in these profiles is compiled by the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency (BURA) from the 2017 American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is an ongoing survey that provides vital information on a yearly basis about our nation and its people. For more information on the survey methodology, procedure, compatibility, history, and more, check out the United States Census Bureau website. The data can be viewed and exported from our portal here.
Select any neighborhood(s) in the reports below by clicking directly on the map (hold down the control key to select multiple neighborhoods), or make your selection using the dropdown neighborhood filter. Zoom in on the interactive map manually or by making a selection.
Hover over each visualization to view additional details, and select the focus mode icon in the top right corner of each visual to zoom in. Leave focus mode and return to the report by selecting Back to report in the top left corner. Select the full screen option in the bottom right corner to view the entire dashboard on a larger canvas.

City of Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency (BURA)
The aim of BURA is to promote efficient planning, financing and completion of neighborhood-driven development projects, to enhance and maintain quality and vibrant urban living in the City of Buffalo. They are committed to fostering a collaborative environment with the community, through accountability of their practices, outreach and advocacy effort for transparency, and building and empowering of the City’s residents. Their aim to become a resource and partner to City residents, other community development agencies, and staff in seeking results to the most pressing issues facing the Buffalo area. 
For more information, view the official website for BURA here.