Buffalo demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1815591
Median age40.038.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Buffalo, IA has a population of 1,226 and is the 13,906th largest city in the United States. The population density is 181 per sq mi which is 232% higher than the Iowa average and 100% higher than the national average. The median age in Buffalo is 40 which is approximately 5% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Buffalo, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 70% of Buffalo residents were born in Iowa, 28% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Buffalo is 232% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Buffalo is 5% higher than Iowa.
  • In Buffalo 98.12% of the population is White.
  • In Buffalo 0.41% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Buffalo 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Buffalo population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.41%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.98%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.33%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.16%1.27%4.75%
In Buffalo, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Buffalo, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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