Pendleton Ranks No. 1 in Highest Homeownership Rate, Buffalo is Last

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 11:45 AM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Pendleton Ranks No. 1 in Highest Homeownership Rate, Buffalo is Last

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 11:45 AM EDT

(WKBW) - The Town of Pendelton has ranked number 1 in the list of Western New York communities with the highest rate of homeownership, according to Business First.

Research shows 93.75% of the 2,240 housing units in the town are occupied by owners. Pendelton is located in Niagara County, and has a population of 6,332.

The rest of the top five include:

2.) Elma

3.) Eden

4.) Wilson

5.) Marilla

Buffalo ranked 54th out of 54. Only 42.61% of the 113,359 occupied housing units are occupied by owners.

For the full list, click HERE.