Buffalo, South Carolina Population 2021

1,397
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Buffalo is a city located in Union County South Carolina. Buffalo has a 2020 population of 1,397. Buffalo is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,266 in 2010. Buffalo reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Buffalo is $49,144 with a poverty rate of 18.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buffalo is 48.5 years, 53.2 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 76.88%
  • Black or African American: 21.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo, South Carolina is 1,397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,397.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,266.

Buffalo, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07476.88%
Black or African American30221.62%
Two or More Races211.50%
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Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid $2021

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Buffalo Median Age

48.5


Total

53.2


Male

40.4


Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 1,068 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female

932

66.71%

Male

465

33.29%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.4%48.6%
All72.1%27.9%
Male75%25%
Non Family78.4%21.6%
Married80.6%19.4%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5692.4672.1
Married2113.0380.6
Female1402.4151.4
Non Family134078.4
Male843.475

2.82

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade777.93%
9th to 12th Grade12412.77%
High School Graduate44145.42%
Some College25125.85%
Associates Degree383.91%
Bachelors Degree404.12%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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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
White76656528
Black17517512
2+ Races2121
Hispanic99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 6.86%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,819$60,161$21,196
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,185$$25,392
Some College$$73,373$18,632
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,819

Average Earnings

$60,161

Average Male

$21,196

Average Female

Buffalo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Language by Age

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Buffalo Language

100.00% of Buffalo 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 Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,06517816.71%
Black3027424.50%

18.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.59%

Male Poverty Rate

24.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Black, with 24.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is White, with 16.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 58.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.

Buffalo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater30.00%
Some College22.15%
High School14.06%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed16.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.16%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,628$49,144
Families$43,901$51,082
Married Families$44,289-
Non Families$38,750$42,042
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

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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82

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War63
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea

Buffalo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6463
65 to 7414
18 to 345
75+
35 to 54

Buffalo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black6328.38%
White192.30%

Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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17.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

10.6%

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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97.07%

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 97.07% having been born in South Carolina. 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
20211,3970.00%
20201,3970.00%
20191,397-258-15.59%
20181,655925.89%
20171,563-10-0.64%
20161,573291.88%
20151,54418513.61%
20141,35918615.86%
20131,173-127-9.77%
20121,300-102-7.28%
20111,40213610.74%
20101,2660.00%

Buffalo Population by Year