A great place to live, work and play

Lots of green space, majestic lakes, thundering waterfalls, and low cost of living make Buffalo Niagara a great place to live. The area boasts both urban and suburban living at a fraction of the cost of San Diego. Our cultural life is robust with historic landmarks, museums, festivals, and art galleries. The Mighty Niagara River and Niagara Falls are powers to be respected and have earned great renown for their natural beauty. The river and gorge are natural wonders of the world, located on an international border; they have captured the imagination of onlookers for generations. It’s a place we simply call home.

The best places in North America within a 10 hour drive

Cities and towns that boast thriving communities and economic growth

Geographic Location


Of North American Population Within 500 miles

The region’s location on the Canadian-American border is within 500 miles of 40% of the continental North American population. Our region borders two of the North American Great Lakes which constitute a very large and ecologically diverse set of connected freshwater ecosystems, holding roughly 20% of the world’s fresh water.



Median Home Price

$135k is the median home price in the area. Homes in Buffalo Niagara are substantially lower in than the national average and they’re among the most affordable in the country. If you’re looking to build, newly built homes average $335,000, with more amenities than similarly priced new homes elsewhere. While the most abundant rental housing is in the cities, you can find apartments and home for rent throughout the region. Rents vary widely, from $500 to more than $2,500 a month.



Colleges  & Universities

From outstanding Pre-K and child care programs and nationally recognized public and private schools to 22 colleges and universities (including many branches of the State University of New York system), as well as lifelong learning classes for professional development or personal pursuits, there are unlimited options to help you expand your mind and further your interests. Western New York has ways for students of all ages to begin and continue educational experiences.



International Airports

We are home to two international Airports with multiple low-cost carriers! Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) has more than 120 nonstop flights daily, and in 2021 was named by USA Today as one of the top ten best small airports in the country. The Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG) is home to two low cost carriers and offers 24/7 Fixed Base Operator (FBO) services.




Healthcare Entities Who Accept Tricare

  • 42 Hospitals and Medical Care facilities that accept Tricare
  •  378 Contracted Primary Care Physicians that accept Tricare
  •  882 Medical Specialists that accept Tricare
  •  67 Contracted Mental Health providers that accept Tricare

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P.O. Box 231
Niagara Falls, NY 14304-0231


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