Buffalo, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Buffalo, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Buffalo Census Designated Place had a population of 677 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Buffalo, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 677
Population in Households 677
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 285
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $53,411
Average Household Income $67,193
Per Capita Income $27,014


Total Housing Units 603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 321 (53.2%)
Median Home Value $104,464
Average Home Value $134,958


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.27% -0.42%
Households -0.17% -0.36%
Families 0.42% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

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, 2018 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 # 416 39th
Population Density # 629 8th
Diversity Index # 229 66th
Median Household Income # 300 56th
Per Capita Income # 231 66th

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