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 495 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Buffalo Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 495
Daytime Population: Workers 31
Daytime Population: Residents 235
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 266
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 495
Population in Familes 429
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 328
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $77,148
Average Household Income $106,717
Per Capita Income $41,718


Total Housing Units 325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $173,810
Average Home Value $236,436


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.23% 1.38%
Households 1.13% 1.35%
Families 3.27% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

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, 2017 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 # 1260 28th
Population Density # 1353 23rd
Diversity Index # 820 53rd
Median Household Income # 192 89th
Per Capita Income # 136 92nd

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