Just days after Buffalo was ranked #1 in America as the best place for a staycation, Buffalo took home another award, but this time not as glamorous.


Buffalo is ranked the #4 poorest city in the United States of America. According to the Buffalo News and the U.S. Census Bureau, Buffalo has...

...nearly 27 percent of the population in the City of Buffalo live in poverty. According to Business First, which compiled and did the ranking based on U.S. Census Bureau statistics from 2012, nearly 16,000 families in Buffalo are living in poverty.

Our neighbor Rochester came in third, behind Cleveland and Detroit in second and first, respectively.