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The Town of Buffalo had a population of 341 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Buffalo is located at latitude 45.5842 and longitude -103.546 in Harding County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Buffalo encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harding County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,881 feet.
The Town of Buffalo 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.
|Total Population||341 (100%)|
|Population in Households||334 (97.9%)|
|Population in Families||269 (78.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||7 ( 2.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$58,908|
|Average Household Income||$73,947|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,388|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||231 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||120 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||57 (24.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||54 (23.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,353|
|Average Home Value||$273,125|
|Housing Affordability Index3||269|
|Average Household Size||1.89|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.34%|
|Per Capita Income||1.94%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.5%|
The table below compares Buffalo to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 180||54th|
|Population Density||# 164||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 210||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 320||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 171||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 205||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.