New Buffalo, Michigan Population 2020

1,888

New Buffalo is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,888, it is the 257th largest city in Michigan and the 7824th largest city in the United States. New Buffalo is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,883 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, New Buffalo has a population density of 765 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Buffalo is $81,205 with a poverty rate of 9.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $229,700. The median age in New Buffalo is 51.8 years, 48.3 years for males, and 54.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

New Buffalo Demographics

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

  • White: 93.51%
  • Asian: 4.53%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Buffalo, Michigan is 1,888, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,878.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,883.

New Buffalo, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,52893.51%
Asian744.53%
Some Other Race281.71%
Two or More Races40.24%

New Buffalo Population Pyramid 2020

New Buffalo Median Age

51.8


Total

48.3


Male

54.5


Female

New Buffalo Adults

There are 1,381 adults, (385 of whom are seniors) in New Buffalo.

New Buffalo Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Child Dependency Ratio

New Buffalo Sex Ratio

Female

834

51.04%

Male

800

48.96%

New Buffalo Households and Families

New Buffalo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Buffalo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.4%7.6%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female42.6%57.4%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8072.0271.5
Non Family3741.2461.5
Married3162.5492.4
Female1083.2542.6
Male91.89100

2.67

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Buffalo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade251.96%
9th to 12th Grade1078.39%
High School Graduate31624.78%
Some College22817.88%
Associates Degree15512.16%
Bachelors Degree27021.18%
Graduate Degree17413.65%

New Buffalo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1771,074435
Hispanic98699
Other Race95

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,570$40,046$30,905
Less Than High School$31,154$31,154$
High School Grad$35,463$38,250$28,472
Some College$34,000$41,667$26,667
Bachelors Degree$31,207$39,327$28,162
Graduate Degree$106,667$141,964$71,250

$36,570

Average Earnings

$40,046

Average Male

$30,905

Average Female

New Buffalo Language

New Buffalo Language by Age

New Buffalo Language

88.33% of New Buffalo residents speak only English, while 11.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.78% of the population.

New Buffalo Poverty

New Buffalo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,41815911.21%
Hispanic13842.90%

9.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Buffalo

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Buffalo is White, with 11.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Buffalo is Hispanic, with 2.90% 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 14.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.72%.

Name Poverty
High School12.97%
Less Than High School12.12%
Some College8.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.74%
Female Employed7.24%
Male Employed3.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

New Buffalo Income

New Buffalo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,486$81,205
Families$77,292$108,273
Married Families$103,036-
Non Families$30,375$49,578

New Buffalo Marital Status

New Buffalo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New Buffalo Married by Age and Sex

New 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 55-64.

New Buffalo Marital Status by Race

New Buffalo Veterans

69

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea22
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War5
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+48
55 to 6417
65 to 744
35 to 54
18 to 34

$New Buffalo Veterans by Education

5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Buffalo Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

New Buffalo Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

25.28%

Born in Michigan

87.94%

Native Born

12.06%

Foreign Born

6.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.94% of New Buffalo residents were born in the United States, with 25.28% having been born in Michigan. 6.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,88850.27%
20191,88350.27%
20181,878-1-0.05%
20171,87950.27%
20161,874-5-0.27%
20151,879-5-0.27%
20141,88410.05%
20131,883-2-0.11%
20121,885-2-0.11%
20111,88730.16%
20101,8840.00%