Buffalo, Wyoming Population 2022

4,602
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Buffalo is a city located in Johnson County Wyoming. Buffalo has a 2020 population of 4,602. It is also the county seat of Johnson County. Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 0.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,595 in 2010.

The average household income in Buffalo is $81,261 with a poverty rate of 19.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $227,800. The median age in Buffalo is 45.5 years, 44.4 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 93.18%
  • Asian: 2.80%
  • Native American: 1.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo, Wyoming is 4,602 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,595.

Buffalo, Wyoming Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,29293.18%
Black or African American390.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native811.76%
Asian1292.80%
Two or More Races651.41%
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Buffalo Population by Race

Buffalo Population Pyramid 2022

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Buffalo Median Age

46.7


Total

46.3


Male

49.5


Female

Buffalo Adults

There are 3,722 adults, (1,309 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo.

Buffalo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female

1,965

42.66%

Male

2,641

57.34%

Buffalo Population by Age

Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female34.7%65.3%
Male11.8%88.2%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2691.9859.4
Married1,0362.7284.4
Male1103.0711.8
Female1012.8334.7
Non Family1,0221.0341.7

2.65

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade2186.61%
High School Graduate72421.95%
Some College91527.74%
Associates Degree2658.03%
Bachelors Degree80924.52%
Graduate Degree36811.15%
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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
White3,0302,9411,177
Black3939
Native American5454
2+ Races1111
Hispanic3737
Asian129

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 white people with a rate of 38.84%.

Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,643$43,579$27,441
Less Than 9th Grade$8,740$$
High School Graduate$43,456$55,238$
Some College$25,493$26,250$25,397
Bachelors Degree$49,706$55,625$47,188
Graduate Degree$69,148$77,628$

$31,643

Average Earnings

$43,579

Average Male

$27,441

Average Female

Buffalo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Language by Age

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Buffalo Language

97.05% of Buffalo residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Buffalo Language

Buffalo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic31825379.56%
Black391846.15%
Multiple652640.00%
White3,89158114.93%
OtherNaN%

19.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.11%

Male Poverty Rate

13.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo is Hispanic, with 79.56% 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 7.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.11%.

Buffalo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.78%
High School12.98%
Some College17.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.46%
Male Unemployed35.19%
Female Employed12.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buffalo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,428$72,759
Families$65,750$103,900
Married Families$84,167-
Non Families$25,032$30,861
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

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

Buffalo Marital Status by Race

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Buffalo Marital Status

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402

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War17
Vietnam183
Korea113
World War II2

Buffalo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5428
55 to 6477
65 to 74137
75+154

Buffalo Veterans by Age

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Buffalo Veterans by Race

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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11.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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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29.57%

Born in Buffalo

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 29.57% having been born in Wyoming. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Buffalo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,6740.00%
19602,9072330.84%
19703,3944871.56%
19803,7994051.13%
19903,302-497-1.39%
20003,9005981.68%
20104,5956951.65%
20114,635400.87%
20124,634-1-0.02%
20134,63730.06%
20144,609-28-0.60%
20154,634250.54%
20164,574-60-1.29%
20174,561-13-0.28%
20184,56650.11%
20194,57590.20%
20204,58490.20%
20214,59390.20%
20224,60290.20%

Buffalo Population by Year