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Buffalo, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Buffalo had a population of 2,003 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Buffalo is located at latitude 31.4589 and longitude -96.0662 in Leon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buffalo (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Leon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The City of Buffalo (GNIS ID: 2409933) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Buffalo is located within Buffalo Division of Leon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buffalo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Buffalo, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,003
Population in Households 1,988
Population in Familes 1,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 426
Diversity Index2 61
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 538 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $86,850
Average Home Value $141,108
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $65,557
Per Capita Income $24,657
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 1.05%
Households 0.93% 0.94%
Families 1.52% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buffalo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buffalo to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 711 59th
Population Density1 # 1251 29th
Diversity Index2 # 590 66th
Median Household Income # 655 62nd
Per Capita Income # 695 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.