Located within New York, United States, the city of Lackawanna is situated in the Buffalo metropolitan area.
Lackawanna offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the Buffalo metropolitan area is quiet, as the streets are quite calm - however noise can be problematic close to Governor Thomas E Dewey Thruway or one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Dorrance Avenue Park and South Park, and they are very well-located, making them easy to get to.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 45% of buildings in Lackawanna, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This city also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this city own their home whereas the rest are renters. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the Buffalo metropolitan area took place pre-1960.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Lackawanna. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Regarding food, the closest grocery store in this part of the Buffalo metropolitan area is typically only a reasonably short walk away. There are also around 50 restaurants and cafes in Lackawanna.
The favored method to move around in Lackawanna is usually driving. It is very easy to access a place to park, and many houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. However, public transit riders may experience few choices in Lackawanna as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. Lackawanna is not very convenient for walking as few common errands can be run on foot.