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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Buffalo is $24,228, which is lower than the state average of $26,311 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Buffalo median household income is $47,500, which has grown by 117.14% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 42.67% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Buffalo residents spend 12.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 16.2 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #151

Buffalo, SD
24,228 USD
South Dakota
26,311 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Buffalo, SD
27,500 USD
South Dakota
27,734 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Buffalo, SD
42,500 USD
South Dakota
33,136 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Buffalo, SD
22,833 USD
South Dakota
23,365 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #127
Buffalo, SD
47,500 USD
South Dakota
50,338 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Buffalo, SD
52,274 USD
South Dakota
65,425 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #32
Buffalo, SD
117.14%
South Dakota
42.67%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income30.72%$6,402, see rank23.61%$14,52121.11%$16,919
Social Security Income37.35%$14,402, see rank28.89%$16,53429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income-0.60%$0, see rank2.88%$2,8302.82%$3,720
Retirement Income11.45%$18,253, see rank14.40%$20,93017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Buffalo, SD
77,813 USD
South Dakota
64,636 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Buffalo, SD
69,110 USD
South Dakota
78,762 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
White$46,250, see rank$52,535$56,900

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
less than 25$41,500, see rank$27,940$25,788
25 to 44$51,458, see rank$55,935$58,398
45 to 64$63,750, see rank$62,353$65,027
65 or over$18,750, see rank$34,828$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over289, see rank651,429248,775,628
Male1137, 47.40%, see rank49.87%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2105, 76.64%, see rank73.30%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.78%0.73%
Male, Civilian2105, 76.64%, see rank72.52%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3105, 100.00%, see rank94.85%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank5.15%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force232, 23.36%, see rank26.70%30.72%
Female1152, 52.60%, see rank50.13%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:281, 53.29%, see rank64.92%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.11%
Female, Civilian281, 53.29%, see rank64.79%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed379, 97.53%, see rank95.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed32, 2.47%, see rank4.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force271, 46.71%, see rank35.08%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over183, 100%420,700141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone122, 66.67%, see rank78.81%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled35, 19.13%, see rank9.52%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.50%5.06%
Walked14, 7.65%, see rank4.13%2.78%
Other Means0, 0.00%, see rank1.58%1.79%
Worked at Home12, 6.56%, see rank5.46%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Buffalo, SD
12.8 minutes
South Dakota
16.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over184425,816143,435,233
Male1105, 57.07%, see rank52.48%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations220, 19.05%, see rank32.38%33.12%
Service Occupations25, 4.76%, see rank12.76%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations26, 5.71%, see rank16.39%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations29, 8.57%, see rank3.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations238, 36.19%, see rank10.12%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations220, 19.05%, see rank18.81%17.94%
Female179, 42.93%, see rank47.52%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations222, 27.85%, see rank37.94%40.04%
Service Occupations223, 29.11%, see rank22.37%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations230, 37.97%, see rank32.85%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22, 2.53%, see rank0.52%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.32%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22, 2.53%, see rank5.69%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Buffalo, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over184, 100%425,816143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining34, 18.48%, see rank7.12%1.96%
Construction30, 16.30%, see rank6.49%6.17%
Manufacturing1, 0.54%, see rank9.66%10.43%
Wholesale Trade3, 1.63%, see rank2.96%2.75%
Retail Trade37, 20.11%, see rank11.36%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities18, 9.78%, see rank4.13%4.93%
Information2, 1.09%, see rank1.74%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing7, 3.80%, see rank7.35%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
0, 0.00%, see rank5.89%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance26, 14.13%, see rank24.27%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
6, 3.26%, see rank9.34%9.49%
Public Administration11, 5.98%, see rank5.21%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration9, 4.89%, see rank4.48%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Buffalo, SD%South DakotaU.S.
Population in Poverty3610.06%, see rank14.20%15.59%
Family in Poverty45.00%, see rank9.25%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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