Buffalo, South Dakota Population 2022

417
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Buffalo is a city located in Harding County South Dakota. Buffalo has a 2020 population of 417. Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 3.99% annually and its population has increased by 27.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 328 in 2010.

The average household income in Buffalo is $76,469 with a poverty rate of 2.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $85,700. The median age in Buffalo is 40 years, 38.7 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 97.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo, South Dakota is 417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 417.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 328.

Buffalo, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31697.53%
Two or More Races82.47%
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Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid $2022

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Buffalo Median Age

40


Total

38.7


Male

42.2


Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 233 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female

156

48.15%

Male

168

51.85%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
All69.6%30.4%
Married71.9%28.1%
Male100%0%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1482.1969.6
Non Family641.0967.2
Married642.8871.9
Female183.6766.7
Male22100

3.01

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.90%
9th to 12th Grade73.15%
High School Graduate6027.03%
Some College6027.03%
Associates Degree2511.26%
Bachelors Degree6529.28%
Graduate Degree31.35%
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Buffalo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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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 31.63%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,917$53,750$32,083
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,188$50,000$21,875
Some College$48,750$57,750$25,000
Bachelors Degree$45,250$$41,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$42,917

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Buffalo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Language by Age

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Buffalo Language

98.71% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

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2.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

4.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is White, with 2.22% 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 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.62%.

Buffalo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,071$76,469
Families$60,000$73,212
Married Families$72,500-
Non Families$63,500$80,080
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

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 20-34.

Buffalo Marital Status by Race

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Buffalo Marital Status

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19

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War11
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Buffalo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
35 to 547
75+1
55 to 641
18 to 34

Buffalo Veterans by Age

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Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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59.26%

Born in Buffalo

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 59.26% having been born in South Dakota. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Buffalo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022417163.99%
2021401164.16%
2020385164.34%
2019369164.53%
201835351.44%
2017348-4-1.14%
201635241.15%
2015348133.88%
201433510.30%
2013334-9-2.62%
201234382.39%
201133572.13%
20103280.00%

Buffalo Population by Year