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The Town of Buffalo had a population of 1,225 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Buffalo is located at latitude 38.6176 and longitude -81.9818 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Buffalo encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.
The Town of Buffalo (GNIS ID: 2390760) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||1,225 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,214 (99.1%)|
|Population in Families||977 (79.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||11 ( 0.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$41,819|
|Average Household Income||$57,013|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,807|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||569 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||391 (68.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||125 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||52 ( 9.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,000|
|Average Home Value||$155,166|
|Housing Affordability Index3||224|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.68%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.26%|
The table below compares Buffalo to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 130||68th|
|Population Density||# 177||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 165||59th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 145||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 152||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 171||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.