Interested in Graduate Programs in Buffalo, NY? Buffalo NY may be famous for its Buffalo wings and snow but did you know that Forbes, in 2010, rated Buffalo as one of the top ten places to raise a family? Buffalo got its start in 1789 as a trading center near the "Buffalo Creek" and rapidly grew after the Erie Canal opened in 1825. As of 2013 Buffalo has a population of 258,959 and covers 52.5 square miles with 11.9 of that being water! Bordering on Lake Erie and the Niagara River, home of the famous Niagara Falls, water has always played an important part in Buffalo's history. Buffalo is also just a couple of hours drive from Toronto Canada.
Despite stories of epic snow falls in Buffalo, the average daily temperatures in January are a chilly 23.6°F and a very pleasant 71.1°F in July. Buffalo has a number of historic parks and green spaces. In fact, The Olmsted Park and Parkway System, constructed in 1868, marks the first attempt in the United States to lay out a coordinated system of public parks! The median age of a Buffalonian is 34 years old. 25.8% of the population has a Bachelor's degree or higher. Of particular note is that the mean travel time to work (commute) is only 20.5 minutes!
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