Buffalo, Kentucky Population 2024

565

Buffalo is a city located in Larue County Kentucky. Buffalo has a 2024 population of 565. Buffalo is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 16.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 486 in 2020.

The average household income in Buffalo is $37,284 with a poverty rate of 26.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buffalo is 34.4 years, 34.1 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 83.01%
  • Two or more races: 9.03%
  • Black or African American: 7.96%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
478.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.26% (79)
The current population of Buffalo, Kentucky is 565 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 486.

Buffalo, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46983.01%
Two or more races519.03%
Black or African American457.96%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid 2024

Buffalo Median Age

34.4

Total

34.1

Male

46.4

Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 452 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female24944.07%
Male31655.93%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2861.9873.426.6
Married1162.281000
Non Family82086.613.4
Male483.0814.685.4
Female401.754060
showing: 5 rows

2.37

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buffalo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.46%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,891

Average Earnings

$2,499

Average Male

$33,086

Average Female

Buffalo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buffalo Language

95.96% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4479521.25%
Hispanic4646100%
Black452453.33%
Multiple51917.65%
showing: 4 rows

26.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.75%

Male Poverty Rate

22.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Multiple, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 68.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.13%.

Buffalo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School23.45%
Some College19.23%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Buffalo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buffalo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Buffalo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buffalo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buffalo Veterans by War

count

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Buffalo Veterans by Age

count

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Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buffalo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buffalo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buffalo 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

74.87%

Born in Buffalo

96.11%

Native Born

3.89%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.11% of Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 74.87% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Buffalo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024565
2023565
2022565-9-1.57%
20215748818.11%
202048615245.51%
2019334-45-11.87%
2018379-136-26.41%
2017515193.83%
2016496142.9%
2015482-53-9.91%
2014535163.08%
201351919158.23%
2012328-45-12.06%
2011373-125-25.1%
2010498
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Buffalo Population by Year