Buffalo Gap, South Dakota Population 2020

141

Buffalo Gap is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 141, it is the 205th largest city in South Dakota and the 17615th largest city in the United States. Buffalo Gap is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 11.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 126 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Buffalo Gap has a population density of 461 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buffalo Gap is $35,696 with a poverty rate of 17.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $53,300. The median age in Buffalo Gap is 65.7 years, 65.8 years for males, and 61.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Buffalo Gap Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buffalo Gap was:

  • White: 82.95%
  • Native American: 14.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo Gap, South Dakota is 141, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 139.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 126.

Buffalo Gap, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7382.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native1314.77%
Two or More Races22.27%

Buffalo Gap Population Pyramid 2020

Buffalo Gap Median Age

65.7


Total

65.8


Male

61.9


Female

Buffalo Gap Adults

There are 86 adults, (46 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo Gap.

Buffalo Gap Age Dependency

120

Age Dependency Ratio

115

Old Age Dependency Ratio

5

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Gap Sex Ratio

Female

45

51.14%

Male

43

48.86%

Buffalo Gap Households and Families

Buffalo Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buffalo Gap Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married100%0%
All94.7%5.3%
Non Family91.2%8.8%

94.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All571.5494.7
Non Family341.0691.2
Married162.31100
Male52.2100
Female22100

2.26

Average Family Size

1.54

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buffalo Gap Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade45.00%
9th to 12th Grade67.50%
High School Graduate3341.25%
Some College1822.50%
Associates Degree78.75%
Bachelors Degree810.00%
Graduate Degree45.00%

Buffalo Gap Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White655512
Native American1313
Multiple Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$14,688$21,250$13,125
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$13,750$$13,281
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$14,688

Average Earnings

$21,250

Average Male

$13,125

Average Female

Buffalo Gap Language

Buffalo Gap Language by Age

Buffalo Gap Language

100.00% of Buffalo Gap residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Buffalo Gap Poverty

Buffalo Gap Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White731115.07%
Native13215.38%
Multiple22100.00%

17.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.98%

Male Poverty Rate

26.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo Gap is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo Gap is White, with 15.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater25.00%
High School18.18%
Some College16.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed16.67%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.00%

Buffalo Gap Income

Buffalo Gap Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,938$35,696
Families$54,688$50,587
Married Families$53,750-
Non Families$17,500$25,624

Buffalo Gap Marital Status

Buffalo Gap Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Buffalo Gap Married by Age and Sex

Buffalo Gap Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Buffalo Gap Marital Status by Race

Buffalo Gap Veterans

15

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
World War II2
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Buffalo Gap Veterans by Education

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Gap Employment Status

37.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buffalo Gap Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.36%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Buffalo Gap residents were born in the United States, with 61.36% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014110.71%
201914010.72%
201813921.46%
201713710.74%
201613643.03%
20151320.00%
201413221.54%
201313010.78%
201212910.78%
201112810.79%
20101270.00%