Buffalo Puerto Rican/Latino Community Organizations

At the 2010 Census, the city’s population was 50.4% White (45.8% non-Hispanic White alone), 38.6% Black or African American, 0.8% American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.2% Asian, 3.9% from some other race and 3.1% from two or more races. 10.5% of the total population was Puerto Rican or Latino of any race.

We will have to wait until the 2020 Census to see what count they come up with regarding the Puerto Rican/Latino population. According to many of the local leaders, the numbers are always underestimated, or under-counted.

The fact is that since the early 1960s, there has been a large emergence of Puerto Ricans and Latin Americans, many attracted by the local colleges and universities, and many others coming from Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo, Latin America, and from New York City looking to make a better life.

Today, the Puerto Rican/Latino population in Buffalo & Erie County is estimated to be over 30,000, with over 13% of that population living in the city. Out of the 30,000, over 85% is Puerto Rican.

To locate and learn more about these Puerto Rican/Latino agencies or organizations, just click on the names:

 

Latino Housing Development Corporation

Latino Housing Development Corporation

Los Tainos Senior Citizens Center

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Hispanics United of Buffalo

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Hispanic Heritage Council

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Hispanic Women’s League

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Father Belle Community Center

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Pucho Olivencia Community Center

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Panorama Hispano News

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La Ultima Hora Newspaper

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Buffalo Latino Village

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El Batey Dance Center

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El Museo

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Raices Theatre Company

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Buffalo Latino Online Art Gallery 

Puerto Rican Cultural Symbols

The Educational Pledge/La Promesa Educacional

The Educational Pledge Logo

Puerto Rican/Latino Parade of Western New York 

Puerto Rican Buffalo Parade Logo

El Buen Amigo

El Buen Amigo Logo

Amor and Heritage

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PODER: Latinos Unido (Latino students at SUNYAB)

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Puerto Rican Committee for Community Justice (PRCCJ)

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Latino Veterans Association of WNY

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