Here Are The 10 Cheapest Yet Great Places To Live Near Buffalo

New York isn’t the cheapest place to live – especially when you’re closer to NYC – but there are a few regions in our beautiful state that are easier on your bank account than others. Western New York is one of the most affordable areas to call home and, thanks to the folks over at Niche, we now know which places around Buffalo offer the most for your money. Niche’s ranking took into consideration overall affordability, average tax rates, housing costs, and food costs, as well as other key factors like resident reviews, and several areas in Erie and Niagara Counties earned high marks when it came to low costs.

For our own ranking, we took a look at Niche’s grades for both affordability and local attractions to find the perfect balance of cheap but awesome places to live near Buffalo. Here are our picks for the 10 top spots that offer the most enticing perks while also maintaining an affordable price:

There are so many wonderful places to live throughout Western New York, with some of the best popping up just outside of Buffalo. No matter your price range, there is a community around here that’s the perfect fit.

We focused on some of the best areas that balance both affordability and attractions, but if you’d like to see Niche’s detailed rankings of Buffalo suburbs, including a few that we didn’t feature on this list, click here.