Buffalo, Texas Population 2024

1,874

Buffalo is a city located in Freestone County and Leon County Texas. Buffalo has a 2024 population of 1,874. Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,768 in 2020.

The average household income in Buffalo is $79,507 with a poverty rate of 15.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buffalo is 36.4 years, 31.1 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 76.99%
  • Black or African American: 10.01%
  • Two or more races: 9.63%
  • Other race: 3.37%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
397.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6% (106)
The current population of Buffalo, Texas is 1,874 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,768.

Buffalo, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,41576.99%
Black or African American18410.01%
Two or more races1779.63%
Other race623.37%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid 2024

Buffalo Median Age

36.4

Total

31.1

Male

39.6

Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 1,378 adults, (274 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female99253.97%
Male84646.03%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7552.4254.845.2
Married3773.025743
Non Family2691.253.946.1
Female853.2652.947.1
Male243.7937.562.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buffalo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade635.45%
9th to 12th Grade16214.03%
High School Graduate41035.5%
Some College40034.63%
Associates Degree1008.66%
Bachelors Degree110.95%
Graduate Degree90.78%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White84069718
Hispanic161832
Black1511490
2+ Races70420
Other Race33120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.14%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,946$69,219$28,477
Less Than 9th Grade$29,861$52,344$27,617
High School Graduate$67,969$68,906$0
Some College$48,049$87,772$34,350
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$44,946

Average Earnings

$69,219

Average Male

$28,477

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

86.21% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 13.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.11% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,23714311.56%
Hispanic3648222.53%
Multiple1775128.81%
Black184105.43%

15.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

16.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Multiple, with 28.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Black, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.65%.

Buffalo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.78%
Some College10.6%
High School7.21%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.82%
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,813$79,507
Families$72,232$91,413
Married Families$80,924$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,599$57,613

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

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 20-34.

Buffalo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buffalo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

173

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War36
Vietnam34
Korea11
World War II0

Buffalo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54105
65 to 7434
55 to 6418
75+16
18 to 340

Buffalo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17316.12%

Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

10.9%

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

66.05%

Born in Buffalo

91.84%

Native Born

8.16%

Foreign Born

4.95%

Non Citizen

3.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.84% of Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 66.05% having been born in Texas. 4.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buffalo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,006261.31%
20281,980271.38%
20271,953261.35%
20261,927271.42%
20251,900261.39%
20241,874271.46%
20231,847261.43%
20221,821251.39%
20211,796281.58%
20201,768-138-7.24%
20191,906130.69%
20181,893-1-0.05%
20171,89410.05%
20161,893160.85%
20151,877261.4%
20141,851140.76%
20131,837-15-0.81%
20121,852-14-0.75%
20111,866110.59%
20101,85500%

Buffalo Population by Year