The Town of Buffalo Gap had a population of 153 as of July 1, 2020. Buffalo Gap ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Buffalo Gap is located at latitude 43.4916 and longitude -103.313 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Buffalo Gap encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,261 feet.
The Town of Buffalo Gap (GNIS ID: 1267303) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Buffalo Gap: Buffalogap.
|Total Population||153 (100%)|
|Population in Households||151 (98.7%)|
|Population in Families||125 (81.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2 ( 1.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,962|
|Average Household Income||$73,729|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||21%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,503|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||96 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||70 (72.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||9 ( 9.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||17 (17.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$290,000|
|Average Home Value||$312,143|
|Housing Affordability Index3||130|
|Average Household Size||1.91|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.33%|
|Per Capita Income||1.98%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.39%|
The table below compares Buffalo Gap to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 246||37th|
|Population Density||# 190||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 170||57th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 157||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 89||78th|
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