Buffalo employment information

IndexBuffaloSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$24,228$26,311$28,555
Median household income$47,500$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,583$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,292$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$42,500$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$22,833$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate0.7%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level10.1%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Buffalo is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buffalo is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buffalo is 88% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buffalo is 36% lower than the national average.

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Buffalo median earnings by income bracket

Buffalo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.7%2.5%
Manufacturing sector1.0%8.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.5%36.7%
Public administration6.7%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.3%5.1%
Education, health & social services5.7%25.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buffalo, SD358$47,50011%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waveland, IN358$50,3136%
Pleasant Valley, TX358$54,4792%
Rosa, AL358$43,95818%
Northfork, WV358$30,05444%
Hartsville, IN358$42,32121%
Buffalo, SD358$47,50011%
Source: The Buffalo, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.