Buffalo Gap, Texas Population 2024

639

Buffalo Gap is a city located in Taylor County Texas. Buffalo Gap has a 2024 population of 639. Buffalo Gap is currently growing at a rate of 3.57% annually and its population has increased by 16.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 549 in 2020.

The average household income in Buffalo Gap is $75,636 with a poverty rate of 22.97%. The median age in Buffalo Gap is 36.4 years: 36.8 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Buffalo Gap Demographics

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

  • White: 93.78%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
262.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.39% (90)
The current population of Buffalo Gap, Texas is 639 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 549.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54393.78%
Black or African American193.28%
Two or more races152.59%
Native American20.35%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buffalo Gap Population by Race

Buffalo Gap Population Pyramid 2024

Buffalo Gap Median Age

36.4

Total

36.8

Male

33.6

Female

Buffalo Gap Adults

There are 442 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo Gap.

Buffalo Gap Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Gap Sex Ratio

Female30853.2%
Male27146.8%

Buffalo Gap Population by Age

Buffalo Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2072.6463.836.2
Married1003.18317
Non Family761.1843.456.6
Male1631000
Female156.530100

3.48

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buffalo Gap Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade276.91%
Associates Degree235.88%
Bachelors Degree8521.74%
Graduate Degree143.58%
High School Graduate14436.83%
Less Than 9th Grade71.79%
Some College9123.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buffalo Gap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buffalo Gap Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White34532696
Hispanic28150
2+ Races15153
Black13110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.83%.

Buffalo Gap Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$39,250$0$45,179
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$24,400$33,125$16,625
Less Than 9th Grade$17,969$0$17,969
Overall$36,750$44,688$17,969
Some College$66,750$100,938$0

$36,750

Average Earnings

$44,688

Average Male

$17,969

Average Female

Buffalo Gap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Gap Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buffalo Gap Language

93.2% of Buffalo Gap residents speak only English, while 6.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Buffalo Gap Language

Buffalo Gap Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4668117.38%
Hispanic953941.05%
Black191368.42%
Native22100%

22.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.61%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo Gap is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo Gap is White, with 17.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.99%.

Buffalo Gap Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade76.47%
High School16.67%
Some College14.91%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%

Buffalo Gap Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.79%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed9.91%
Female Unemployed0%

Buffalo Gap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Gap Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,625$100,083
Households$52,404$75,636
Married Families$85,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,868$33,496

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buffalo Gap Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Buffalo Gap Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buffalo Gap Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buffalo Gap Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buffalo Gap Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War11
Korea5
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Buffalo Gap Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3411
75+10
65 to 747
55 to 642
35 to 540

Buffalo Gap Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White256.1%
Black538.46%

Buffalo Gap Veterans by Race

Buffalo Gap Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Gap Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buffalo Gap Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buffalo Gap Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buffalo Gap Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.34%

Born in Buffalo Gap

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Buffalo Gap residents were born in the United States, with 76.34% having been born in Texas. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Buffalo Gap Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029752223.01%
2028730233.25%
2027707233.36%
2026684223.32%
2025662233.6%
2024639223.57%
2023617294.93%
2022588244.26%
2021564152.73%
2020549-18-3.17%
2019567264.81%
201854191.69%
2017532-1-0.19%
2016533-3-0.56%
201553620.37%
201453430.56%
2013531-2-0.38%
201253330.57%
201153000%
201053000%

Buffalo Gap Population by Year