Buffalo, Missouri Population 2022

3,332
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Buffalo is a city located in Dallas County Missouri. Buffalo has a 2020 population of 3,332. It is also the county seat of Dallas County. Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,290 in 2010.

The average household income in Buffalo is $33,511 with a poverty rate of 40.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $536 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. 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: 93.87%
  • Native American: 2.97%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo, Missouri is 3,332 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,290.

Buffalo, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,91193.87%
Black or African American30.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native922.97%
Asian481.55%
Two or More Races471.52%
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Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid 2022

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Buffalo Median Age

31.2


Total

26


Male

41.4


Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 2,409 adults, (638 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female

1,851

59.69%

Male

1,250

40.31%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.7%43.3%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Male39.3%60.7%
All35.1%64.9%
Female7.6%92.4%

35.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2592.335.1
Married4182.5956.7
Male282.2939.3
Female4343.067.6
Non Family3791.1142.5

2.73

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1035.06%
9th to 12th Grade29214.35%
High School Graduate1,02150.17%
Some College39219.26%
Associates Degree844.13%
Bachelors Degree200.98%
Graduate Degree1236.04%
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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
White1,8831,488143
2+ Races4747
Hispanic105105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.59%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,088$31,806$21,159
Less Than 9th Grade$25,155$$
High School Graduate$17,188$31,230$10,984
Some College$30,341$43,516$15,888
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$33,750$$34,053

$24,088

Average Earnings

$31,806

Average Male

$21,159

Average Female

Buffalo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Language by Age

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Buffalo Language

98.36% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native9292100.00%
Asian4848100.00%
Hispanic151151100.00%
White2,55789434.96%
OtherNaN%

40.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.70%

Male Poverty Rate

49.36%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.19%.

Buffalo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.11%
High School34.21%
Some College40.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed29.32%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,697$29,094
Families$24,214$31,459
Married Families$39,127-
Non Families$17,801$23,420
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

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 35-44, 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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170

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War17
Vietnam120
Korea8
World War II

Buffalo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5417
55 to 6458
65 to 7453
75+42

Buffalo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1536.72%
2+ Races1736.17%

Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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39.5%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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63.69%

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 63.69% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20002,7810.00%
20103,0843031.04%
20113,105210.68%
20123,126210.68%
20133,147210.67%
20143,168210.67%
20153,189210.66%
20163,210210.66%
20173,231210.65%
20183,252210.65%
20193,273210.65%
20203,290170.52%
20213,311210.64%
20223,332210.63%

Buffalo Population by Year