Newfane, New York

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Newfane, New York

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Newfane strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Newfane Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Newfane, New York

Comparing Newfane to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 7 8
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Age of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 4
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7

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Newfane Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles N of Amherst, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of Buffalo, New York
County Niagara
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
Standard Zip Codes 14108
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.286
Longitude -78.71

Newfane Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station ALBION 2 NE
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Newfane Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,129 100%
Male 1,488 47.6%
Female 1,641 52.4%
Under 18 810 25.9%
18+ 2,319 74.1%
65+ 544 17.4%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.09
White 3,058 97.7%
African-American 21 0.7%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 31 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.4%

Newfane Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.5%
Irish 17.5%
English 12.3%
Italian 8.5%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
US/American 4.6%
Polish 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Ukrainian 1.4%
Hungarian 1.3%
Scottish 0.9%
Swiss 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Icelander 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Newfane 3,129 $48,869
Barker 577 $49,464
Gasport 1,248 $45,313
Lockport 22,279 $44,614
Olcott 1,156 $52,000
Ransomville 1,488 $53,239
Wilson 1,213 $42,656

Newfane Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(716) 778-5111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Newfane High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 668 students.

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