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Buffalo, WV Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Buffalo is 1,295, which is 10.59% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.52% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Buffalo population density is 784.65 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 76.51 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Buffalo is white, which represent 99.54% of the total population. The average Buffalo education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,295. #129

Population Growth Since 2000, #81

Buffalo, WV
West Virginia

Population Density, #192

Buffalo, WV
784.65 per square mile
West Virginia
76.51 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,289 (99.54%, #135)
Black:0 (0.00%, #184)
Hispanic:8 (0.62%, #139)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #98)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #70)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:6 (0.46%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

443 (34.21%) out of the total population of 1,295 reported first ancestry.

 Buffalo, WV% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Arab30.23%, see rank0.35%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.20%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.07%0.42%
Dutch141.08%, see rank1.98%1.40%
English594.56%, see rank11.39%8.02%
French191.47%, see rank1.72%3.34%
German554.25%, see rank17.89%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.49%0.46%
Irish745.71%, see rank14.57%10.80%
Italian141.08%, see rank4.58%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.23%1.42%
Polish30.23%, see rank1.96%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish262.01%, see rank2.06%0.99%
Scottish50.39%, see rank2.12%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.25%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.39%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.21%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American14311.04%, see rank13.03%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.74%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 642 (49.58%, see rank)
Females: 653 (50.42%, see rank)

Buffalo, WV
Male: 49.58%
Female: 50.42%
West Virginia
Male: 49.33%
Female: 50.67%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Buffalo, WV
40.60 years old
West Virginia
41.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Buffalo, WV
39.00 years old
West Virginia
40.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Buffalo, WV
42.20 years old
West Virginia
42.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Buffalo, WV% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years786.02%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years705.41%, see rank5.71%6.51%
10 to 14 years755.79%, see rank5.85%6.59%
15 to 19 years735.64%, see rank6.19%6.85%
20 to 24 years1259.65%, see rank6.65%7.13%
25 to 34 years1179.03%, see rank11.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years14511.20%, see rank12.59%12.96%
45 to 54 years22417.30%, see rank14.21%14.09%
55 to 64 years18514.29%, see rank14.60%12.29%
65 to 74 years1259.65%, see rank9.48%7.64%
75 to 84 393.01%, see rank5.29%4.25%
85 years and over393.01%, see rank2.04%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Buffalo, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population874, 100%1,298,614209,056,129
Less Than High School128, 14.65%, see rank15.57%13.67%
High School Graduate480, 54.92%, see rank40.91%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree165, 18.88%, see rank24.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree72, 8.24%, see rank11.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree29, 3.32%, see rank7.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.35, see rank12.8413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

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

School Enrollment

 Buffalo, WV West VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2885.71%14.29%84.64%15.36%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)12188.43%, see rank11.57%, see rank93.32%6.68%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)5280.77%, see rank19.23%, see rank93.47%6.53%90.60%9.40%
College19100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank83.79%16.21%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School4100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank79.56%20.44%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Buffalo, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Total Households496, 100%742,359116,211,092
Average Household Size2.57, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households164, 33.06%, see rank29.92%27.57%
2 or More Person Households332, 66.94%, see rank70.08%72.43%
Family Households (Families)304, 61.29%, see rank64.90%66.22%
Average Family Size3.38, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family247, 49.80%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households192, 38.71%, see rank35.10%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Buffalo, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,072see rank1,536,633252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over514100%, see rank752,192123,281,364
Never Married17033.07%, see rank30.90%35.77%
Married25349.22%, see rank53.39%52.04%
Widowed407.78%, see rank3.37%2.57%
Divorced519.92%, see rank12.34%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over558100%, see rank784,441129,692,771
Never Married14926.70%, see rank23.33%29.48%
Married24543.91%, see rank50.81%49.19%
Widowed8615.41%, see rank12.24%9.16%
Divorced7813.98%, see rank13.62%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Buffalo, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
Native1,295100.00%, see rank98.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,10785.48%, see rank70.21%58.73%
Born in Different State18514.29%, see rank27.83%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
30.23%, see rank0.47%1.42%
Foreign Born00.00%, see rank1.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank0.70%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank0.79%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.27%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank0.65%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.10%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank0.38%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.07%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Buffalo, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
English496100.00%, see rank96.75%79.39%
Spanish00.00%, see rank1.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank1.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank0.54%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.21%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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