Buffalo, Wyoming Population 2024

4,757

Buffalo is a city located in Johnson County Wyoming. Buffalo has a 2024 population of 4,757. It is also the county seat of Johnson County.Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 7.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,427 in 2020.

The average household income in Buffalo is $64,186 with a poverty rate of 18.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buffalo is 49 years, 47.7 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 93.52%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,061.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.45% (330)
The current population of Buffalo, Wyoming is 4,757 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,427.

Buffalo, Wyoming Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,18593.52%
Other race1082.41%
Two or more races711.59%
Asian571.27%
Native American390.87%
Black or African American150.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid 2024

Buffalo Median Age

49

Total

47.7

Male

50.3

Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 3,715 adults, (1,351 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

89.3

Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female2,22349.68%
Male2,25250.32%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2831.964.235.8
Non Family1,1781.0252.547.5
Married1,0272.8379.320.7
Female513.3566.733.3
Male271.890100
showing: 5 rows

2.83

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buffalo Households and Families

Male

Female

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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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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 48.84%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,485

Average Earnings

$56,741

Average Male

$34,643

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

95.5% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 4.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,85361916.07%
Hispanic25416866.14%
Multiple711318.31%
Native3912.56%
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18.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.89%

Male Poverty Rate

16.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Hispanic, with 66.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Native, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.52%.

Buffalo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.08%
Some College16.37%
High School11.4%
Bachelors or Greater9.15%
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Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed14.1%
Male Employed12%
Male Unemployed9.88%
Female Unemployed
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Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buffalo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buffalo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

438

Number of Veterans

383

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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Buffalo Veterans by War

count

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Buffalo Veterans by Age

count

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Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

4%

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

31.11%

Born in Buffalo

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 31.11% having been born in Wyoming. 0.92% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,147781.54%
20285,069781.56%
20274,991781.59%
20264,913781.61%
20254,835781.64%
20244,757781.67%
20234,679781.7%
20224,601781.72%
20214,523962.17%
20204,427-201-4.34%
20194,628350.76%
20184,593310.68%
20174,562-14-0.31%
20164,576-60-1.29%
20154,636260.56%
20144,610-26-0.56%
20134,63640.09%
20124,632-2-0.04%
20114,634420.91%
20104,59269217.74%
20003,90059818.11%
19903,302-497-13.08%
19803,79940511.93%
19703,39448716.75%
19602,9072338.71%
19502,674
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Buffalo Population by Year