Buffalo, Missouri Population 2021

3,121
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Buffalo is a city located in Dallas County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Dallas County. With a 2020 population of 3,121, it is the 181st largest city in Missouri and the 6127th largest city in the United States . Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 1.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,084 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Buffalo has a population density of 1,086 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buffalo is $33,511 with a poverty rate of 32.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $96,500. The median age in Buffalo is 39.9 years, 30.7 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buffalowas:

  • White: 91.20%
  • Native American: 5.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo, Missouri is 3,121 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,121.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,084.

Buffalo, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,77991.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1635.35%
Two or More Races612.00%
Asian411.35%
Black or African American30.10%
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Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid $2021

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Buffalo Median Age

39.9


Total

30.7


Male

51.8


Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 2,315 adults, (798 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

100.9

Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female

1,758

57.70%

Male

1,289

42.30%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female6.7%93.3%
All47.3%52.7%
Male50%50%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Married60.4%39.6%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2152.3347.3
Non Family5071.1250.1
Married4872.7560.4
Female1934.516.7
Male281.9650

3.12

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1708.13%
9th to 12th Grade28513.64%
High School Graduate97646.70%
Some College37617.99%
Associates Degree1195.69%
Bachelors Degree1215.79%
Graduate Degree432.06%
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Buffalo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9301,504164
Hispanic9999
2+ Races6132

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.50%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,007$34,620$16,206
Less Than 9th Grade$21,928$$25,709
High School Graduate$20,572$34,375$11,808
Some College$26,406$44,186$15,145
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,007

Average Earnings

$34,620

Average Male

$16,206

Average Female

Buffalo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Language by Age

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Buffalo Language

97.86% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,41955022.74%
Native163163100.00%
Hispanic153153100.00%
Asian4141100.00%
Multiple612947.54%

32.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.55%

Male Poverty Rate

38.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is White, with 22.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.83%.

Buffalo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College36.31%
High School22.61%
Less Than 9th Grade18.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed33.98%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.71%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,442$33,511
Families$31,136$40,946
Married Families$40,781-
Non Families$16,992$22,993
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Buffalo Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Buffalo Marital Status by Race

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Buffalo Marital Status

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188

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Korea22
First Gulf War14
World War II
Second Gulf War

Buffalo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7466
55 to 6456
75+52
35 to 5414
18 to 34

Buffalo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1748.03%
2+ Races1422.95%

Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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35.8%

Labor Force Participation

35.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buffalo Employment by Age

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Buffalo Employment by Race

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Buffalo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.81%

Born in Buffalo

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 60.81% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,121150.48%
20203,106150.49%
20193,091150.49%
20183,076110.36%
20173,065551.83%
20163,01070.23%
20153,003-5-0.17%
20143,008-22-0.73%
20133,030-42-1.37%
20123,072-3-0.10%
20113,075-8-0.26%
20103,0833021.04%
20002,7810.00%

Buffalo Population by Year