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Buffalo Creek, MT (Montana) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 521 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 456 (99 farm, 357 nonfarm))

Houses: 254 (209 occupied: 189 owner occupied, 19 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

9%
State:

32%

Housing density: 0 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $298,058.

Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $395

Housing units in Buffalo Creek with a mortgage: 27 (3 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3



Buffalo Creek, Montana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $382,784 (it was $167,900 in 2000)
Buffalo Creek:

$382,784
Montana:

$217,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $239,632 - $339,497

Household type by relationship:

Households: 144,277
  • In family households: 116,530 (27,677 male householders, 10,690 female householders)
    29,124 spouses, 39,863 children (36,408 natural, 1,390 adopted, 2,065 stepchildren), 2,348 grandchildren, 948 brothers or sisters, 736 parents, 942 other relatives, 3,619 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27,747 (10,384 male householders (7,981 living alone)), 11,921 female householders (10,037 living alone)), 5,442 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,695 (1,987 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

22,816 married couples with children.
7,683 single-parent households (1,951 men, 5,732 women).

90.6% of residents of Buffalo Creek speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (36% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 8 (1.4%)
(25.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buffalo Creek, Montana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 352 bedrooms
  • 613 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo Creek, Montana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 32 bedrooms
  • 93 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Buffalo Creek in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 3no vehicle
  • 231 vehicle
  • 642 vehicles
  • 353 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population

Cars and other vehicles available in Buffalo Creek in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 101 vehicle
  • 42 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Buffalo Creek, Montana:

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 174 rooms
  • 315 rooms
  • 276 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo Creek, Montana:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 105 rooms
  • 26 rooms
  • 47 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Buffalo Creek, MT household income distribution

  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $44,999
  • 12$45,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$60,000 to $74,999
  • 55$75,000 to $99,999
  • 35$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 31985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 21970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 2Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Creek population
Buffalo Creek commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 27
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 21
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 44
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 28
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 43
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 15
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Buffalo Creek, MT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.0%
Number of people working at home: 12 (3.7% of all workers)

Buffalo Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 173 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 33 (12%)
  • Walked: 30 (11%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (12%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 118
 English: 64
 Norwegian: 53
 Irish: 48
 Unclassified or not reported: 44
 Other groups: 31
 European: 13
 Polish: 11
 Swedish: 9
 Dutch: 8
 Scotch-Irish: 8
 Danish: 7
 Scandinavian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 United States or American: 5
 Austrian: 3
 Czech: 3
 French Canadian: 3
 Russian: 3
 Scottish: 3
 Slavic: 3
 Swiss: 3
 French (except Basque): 2
 Lithuanian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 71%Ireland
  • 29%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 225
  • Other state: 219
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 90
  • South: 27
  • West: 89

53% of Buffalo Creek residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Montana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 74
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 21
  • Associate degree: 8
  • Bachelor's degree: 22
  • Master's degree: 4
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 43
  • Less than 1 year of college: 18
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 37
  • Associate degree: 12
  • Bachelor's degree: 27
  • Master's degree: 5
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Buffalo Creek marital status for males
Buffalo Creek marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 158
  • Mobile homes: 37
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $130,176

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Buffalo Creek:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Buffalo Creek
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44.1%)
  • Wood (19.7%)
  • Electricity (19.1%)
  • Other fuel (9.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.9%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62.5%)
  • Electricity (12.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.5%)
  • Coal or coke (12.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

4.9%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

7.7%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Montana:

11.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)