Living in Erie County

Erie County encompasses the western area of upstate New York, directly adjacent to Lake Erie. One of the five Great Lakes in North America, Lake Erie is a popular national attraction. Offering a variety of recreational activities to area residents and visitors alike, Erie County benefits from its famous bordering lake.

Located alongside the Province of Ontario, Erie County lies on the international border between Canada and the United States. This county has a population of approximately 919,040 residents. The most populous county outside of New York City, the area thrives off its unique location. On the shores of Lake Erie, New York’s second-largest city, Buffalo, further enhances the culture and economy present throughout Erie County.

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Landmarks & Attractions

Home to the Buffalo Bills football team, Erie County is filled with museums, botanical gardens, zoos and historical landmarks. Erie County offers an assortment of architectural styles, including art deco and neoclassical. Famous landmarks include the 398-ft art deco City Hall of Buffalo, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Darwin D. Martin House and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

Encompassing various parks, nature reserves and Indian reservations, the area is rich with history, nature and culture. With breath-taking scenery, the area enjoys pleasant weather and moderate temperatures throughout the summer, fall, and spring.

Erie County Real Estate Market

With a median home value of $160,000 as of August 2018, Erie County’s property values have continuously risen over the past few years. As the revitalized area continues to grow, home values are expected to rise. Increasing property values and a flourishing economy, the sustained economic growth is actively attracting further businesses and opportunities to the area. Packed with shops, restaurants and fun events, it is truly one of the best places to live in New York State.

Erie County Real Estate Market - Avg Sale Price by Month 2017

According to MLS data, there were 8026 closed transactions involving single family homes during 2017 in Erie County. The average single family home spent 36 days on the market and sold for $179,944.


Featuring many school districts, Erie County is also home to several prestigious universities, including Buffalo State College, Canisius College, D’Youville College and University at Buffalo.

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Towns & Areas

Erie County is comprised of 27 towns/cities, 16 villages & 24 neighborhoods in the The City of Buffalo. Each area with its own uniqueness, putting a stamp on the community.

Map of Erie County

Map of Erie County

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