Buffalo In Top Quartile of Long Term Economic Performance Written by Alan Findlay on September 24, 2013. Posted in Buffalo, Investor Insight, News The Buffalo metropolitan area holds 27th place in September’s On Numbers Economic Index, which measures the relative vitality of 102 major U.S. metropolitan areas. Read more here. Trackback from your site. Leave a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Sign me up for the investor insight newsletter!