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The Buffalo Census Designated Place had a population of 707 as of July 1, 2016. Buffalo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buffalo is located at latitude 40.8894 and longitude -86.7361 in White County. The formal boundaries for the Buffalo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. White County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 666 feet.

The Buffalo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393355) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Buffalo Census Designated Place is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buffalo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buffalo, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 707
Population in Households 707
Population in Familes 592
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 298
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (53.6%)
Median Home Value $89,628
Average Home Value $115,612


Median Household Income $51,998
Average Household Income $67,318
Per Capita Income $26,559
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.23%
Households 0.11% 0.14%
Families 1.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buffalo, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buffalo to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 411 40th
Population Density1 # 628 8th
Diversity Index2 # 234 66th
Median Household Income # 259 62nd
Per Capita Income # 153 78th

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