Hamburg, NY’s location in Western New York is truly something to behold. The waterfront town is just a short 20 minute drive to Downtown Buffalo and the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, and Hamburg has so much to offer that you’ll hardly ever see yourself needing to be anywhere else.
For fans of the Buffalo Bills, Highmark Stadium is just a short ten minute drive up Abbott Road, and there’s no shortage of bars and restaurants where you can enjoy the game with fellow members of Bills Mafia. The Village of Hamburg itself is one of the most vibrant areas in the 716, ripe with bustling small businesses, festivals and events.
The locally owned restaurants in Hamburg are second to none. Everyone knows Coyote Cafe as one of the most renowned Mexican-style restaurants in the area, and The Grange is emerging as one of the best and most respected eateries in Buffalo. Their menu is constantly changing to reflect the locally sourced ingredients they use. One Yelp review about the spot reads, “We had 9 o’clock reservations on a Friday night because that was all we could get. This place is THE place in Hamburg.” You can find more restaurants in Hamburg, NY here.
The Village of Hamburg Concert Series in the Park is “a great summer tradition” per their website. Hamburg is also home to the Erie County Fair where you can support local vendors, bring the family out for a day of fun, and see top notch music acts. Rockband Styx took the stage in 2021, and this year Trace Adkins and Nelly headline the performers announced thus far.
And for having as much to offer as it does, Hamburg remains one of the most affordable areas surrounding the city of Buffalo. So if you’re considering a move to Hamburg, here’s some information you might find valuable:
The Town and Village of Hamburg has a conditional grant program up to $15,000 for First TIme Home Buyer through the Department of Community Development. In the current housing market this could be the difference between securing your dream home, and missing out on it.
Price For New Homes in Hamburg, NY
In February 2017 the median sale price in Hamburg, NY for existing single family homes was $155,000 and in February 2022, the median sale price was $241,000. Additionally, the February 2017 median price/sq. ft in Hamburg, NY for existing single family homes was $104 and in February 2022 it was $160.
Price For New Construction in Hamburg, NY
The median sale price for new construction single family homes in February 2017 was $282,925 compared to $361,798 this year.The price per square foot for new construction for new construction SFR in February was $154 and in February 2022 is $191
These numbers sit just above the average for Erie County. For the #10 School District in the County, and a place with a deep sense of community, close proximity to the waterfront, airport, Downtown, and so many great local businesses it’s definitely worth it.