This Buffalo Brief provides an overview of the geography and statistics around poverty in Niagara County.
Eli J. Levine — Nov 20, 2018
This Buffalo Brief provides visuals of the locations and rates of poverty in Erie and Niagara counties.
Partnership for the Public Good — Jul 11, 2018
Unemployment in Buffalo and the surrounding region shot upward in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, but declined in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. In 2017, unemployment rose in the city and region while falling in the state and nation.
Partnership for the Public Good — Feb 28, 2018
Poverty in Buffalo-Niagara is concentrated in urban areas. It is
segregated and racialized. Poverty rates are higher
among city-dwellers and people of color. But the number of
whites living in poverty is higher than the number of people of
color, and the number of people in poverty outside the
cities is about equal to the number inside the cities. One
major cause of poverty is jobs that do not pay enough. Other major
causes include disability, unaffordable …