Buffalo Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Buffalo Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The Village of Buffalo Springs had a population of 475 as of July 1, 2016. Buffalo Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buffalo Springs is located at latitude 33.538 and longitude -101.7007 in Lubbock County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Buffalo Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Lubbock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,022 feet.

The Village of Buffalo Springs (GNIS ID: 2413536) 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 Village of Buffalo Springs is located within Slaton Division of Lubbock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buffalo Springs 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 Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 475
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 315
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $166,250
Average Home Value $233,149


Median Household Income $71,335
Average Household Income $97,450
Per Capita Income $38,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 1.03%
Households 0.66% 0.97%
Families 3.12% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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 Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buffalo Springs 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 # 1273 27th
Population Density1 # 1367 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 822 53rd
Median Household Income # 221 87th
Per Capita Income # 144 92nd

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