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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Buffalo neighborhood

Buffalo neighborhoods Number of people in state prison from each neighborhood, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
Central 8 3,930 3,938 203
Lower West Side 48 6,525 6,573 730
Allentown 10 3,898 3,908 256
West Side 58 11,516 11,574 501
Elmwood Bryant 34 11,606 11,640 292
Upper West Side 55 10,370 10,425 528
Elmwood Bidwell 29 15,457 15,486 187
Black Rock 20 4,213 4,233 472
Grant-Amherst 17 4,354 4,371 389
Riverside 55 12,895 12,950 425
West Hertel 21 4,886 4,907 428
North Park 37 18,786 18,823 197
Parkside 14 8,122 8,136 172
Central Park 15 6,202 6,217 241
University Heights 67 14,401 14,468 463
Kensington-Bailey 151 15,578 15,729 960
Fillmore-Leroy 75 5,627 5,702 1,315
Kenfield 74 8,631 8,705 850
Delavan Grider 85 5,885 5,970 1,424
Hamlin Park 47 6,570 6,617 710
Masten Park 94 7,663 7,757 1,212
MLK Park 52 4,685 4,737 1,098
Genesee-Moselle 143 9,352 9,495 1,506
Schiller Park 120 10,506 10,626 1,129
Lovejoy 47 8,952 8,999 522
First Ward 11 2,426 2,437 451
Broadway Fillmore 135 13,788 13,923 970
Fruit Belt 28 3,135 3,163 885
Pratt-Willert 36 3,994 4,030 893
Ellicott 24 2,973 2,997 801
Seneca Babcock 14 2,640 2,654 528
Kaisertown 20 6,103 6,123 327
Seneca-Cazenovia 30 10,767 10,797 278
Hopkins-Tifft 28 7,641 7,669 365
South Park 24 15,772 15,796 152

Sources and methodology

Buffalo neighborhoods
This is the neighborhood as updated by the City of Buffalo in 2021.
Number of people in state prison from each neighborhood, 2020
This is the number of people from each neighborhood in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the neighborhood as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the neighborhood as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the imprisoned population.
Imprisonment rate per 100,000
This is the number of imprisoned people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of imprisonment between each neighborhood of different population sizes.


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