Part of the Buffalo metropolitan area, Snyder is a neighborhood in Amherst, New York.
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Snyder. This area is quiet, as the streets are generally calm - although that is not the case close to Interstate 290. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, including Kingsgate Park, and they are especially well-spread out, which results in them being easy to access from many locations in this part of Amherst.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Snyder, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Amherst has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened prior to the 1960s.
Getting to the closest grocery store on foot is practical for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of the city. Residents are served by about 20 restaurants and cafes as well. When it comes to education, primary as well as high schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in Snyder. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Moving around by car is very easy in this part of the city. Accessing a place to park is generally easy, and it is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 290, from any location in this neighborhood. On the other hand, public transit riders may find very few options in this part of Amherst by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly a short walk away. Traveling by foot is not very popular in this neighborhood, although many daily needs can be met without the use of a car.