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Buffalo, WY (Wyoming) Houses and Residents

Total population: 4,615 (Urban population: 3,485 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 273 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,478 (2,075 occupied: 1,415 owner occupied, 660 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%

Housing density: 702 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $0.

Median contract rent in 2016: $736 (lower quartile is $308, upper quartile is $936)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,139


Median gross rent in Buffalo, WY in 2016: $898

Housing units in Buffalo with a mortgage: 724 (15 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 694

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,607

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,482

Median monthly housing costs: $891


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Buffalo, Wyoming Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $235,491 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$235,491
Wyoming:

$209,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,858 - $331,292
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,638
  • In family households: 3,586 (724 male householders, 408 female householders)
    757 spouses, 1,183 children (1,136 natural, 49 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 116 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 105 parents, 72 other relatives, 245 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 993 (573 male householders (557 living alone)), 377 female householders (325 living alone)), 41 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 56

Size of family households: 573 2-persons, 166 3-persons, 159 4-persons, 132 5-persons, 107 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 876 1-person, 61 2-persons.

551 married couples with children.
325 single-parent households (251 men, 74 women).

97.6% of residents of Buffalo speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 11 (0.2%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buffalo, Wyoming:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 281 bedroom
  • 1752 bedrooms
  • 7453 bedrooms
  • 2694 bedrooms
  • 2095+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo, Wyoming:

  • 15no bedroom
  • 2511 bedroom
  • 2032 bedrooms
  • 1453 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 54no vehicle
  • 3881 vehicle
  • 6382 vehicles
  • 2003 vehicles
  • 1264 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population

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

  • 118no vehicle
  • 2021 vehicle
  • 1452 vehicles
  • 1093 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Buffalo, Wyoming:

  • 01 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 3285 rooms
  • 3556 rooms
  • 1527 rooms
  • 858 rooms
  • 4029+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo, Wyoming:

  • 151 room
  • 942 rooms
  • 1633 rooms
  • 1034 rooms
  • 335 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Buffalo, WY household income distribution

  • Buffalo, WY household income distribution
  • 294Less than $10,000
  • 108$10,000 to $14,999
  • 44$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 95$25,000 to $29,999
  • 65$30,000 to $34,999
  • 110$35,000 to $39,999
  • 138$40,000 to $44,999
  • 147$45,000 to $49,999
  • 197$50,000 to $59,999
  • 114$60,000 to $74,999
  • 272$75,000 to $99,999
  • 177$100,000 to $124,999
  • 68$125,000 to $149,999
  • 119$150,000 to $199,999
  • 67$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Buffalo, WY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Buffalo, WY
  • 119Less than $10,000
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 148$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 123$150,000 to $174,999
  • 77$175,000 to $199,999
  • 241$200,000 to $249,999
  • 205$250,000 to $299,999
  • 214$300,000 to $399,999
  • 31$400,000 to $499,999
  • 90$500,000 to $749,999
  • 65$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Buffalo, WY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Buffalo, WY
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 32$400 to $449
  • 78$450 to $499
  • 98$500 to $549
  • 23$550 to $599
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 20$700 to $749
  • 85$800 to $899
  • 95$900 to $999
  • 151$1,000 to $1,249
  • 25$3,500 or more
  • 20No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo population
Buffalo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 56
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 469
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 648
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 340
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 38
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 114
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 33
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 130
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 114
  • 90 or more minutes: 72
Buffalo, WY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.7%
Number of people working at home: 48 (2.2% of all workers)

Buffalo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,733 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 333 (15%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 58 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 48 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 384
 English: 238
 Norwegian: 130
 Irish: 100
 Italian: 98
 Scotch-Irish: 67
 European: 63
 American: 60
 Basque: 29
 Danish: 22
 British: 19
 Polish: 18
 Czech: 17
 Welsh: 16
 Dutch: 15
 African: 3
 Cajun: 1

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

  • 100%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 2,129
  • Other state: 2,512
  • Northeast: 70
  • Midwest: 844
  • South: 623
  • West: 997

88% of Buffalo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Wyoming.

Buffalo:

88.4%
State average:

81.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 653
  • Less than 1 year of college: 233
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 279
  • Associate degree: 101
  • Bachelor's degree: 223
  • Master's degree: 70
  • Professional school degree: 77
  • Doctorate degree: 0

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: 0
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 443
  • Less than 1 year of college: 124
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 173
  • Associate degree: 296
  • Bachelor's degree: 265
  • Master's degree: 169
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 100.0%Males
Buffalo marital status for males
Buffalo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,629
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 117
  • 3 or 4: 142
  • 5 to 9: 54
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 to 49: 81
  • 50 or more: 74
  • Mobile homes: 314

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,701

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Buffalo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Buffalo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.1%)
  • Electricity (9.9%)
  • Wood (4.9%)
  • Other fuel (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (68.3%)
  • Electricity (26.4%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

21.6%
Wyoming:

5.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

27.4%
Wyoming:

4.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

20.0%
Wyoming:

4.9%

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)