Number of abandoned houses in Buffalo

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How many abandoned houses are there in Buffalo?

9000 in 2000

Did you know that Buffalo has the third highest percentage of vacant housing in the nation?  On the first place there is Detroit.  Needless to say, New Orleans is on the second place.    Believe it or not, in 2000 there were approximately 9000 abandoned houses in Buffalo.  Moreover, there were also 10170 vacant lots.  Keep in mind that during recent years, you could find 7,000 properties in Buffalo.  Unfortunately, roughly 60% of them are vacant lots.  It is interesting to know that approximately 270000 people live in Buffalo.


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