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The City of Buxton had a population of 337 as of July 1, 2016. Buxton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buxton is located at latitude 47.6024 and longitude -97.1001 in Traill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buxton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Traill County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Buxton (GNIS ID: 1035949) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buxton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buxton, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 337
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,708
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $137,821
Average Home Value $158,403


Median Household Income $75,217
Average Household Income $86,651
Per Capita Income $35,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.59%
Households 0.81% 0.69%
Families 1.36% 0.6%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buxton, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buxton to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 131 68th
Population Density1 # 22 95th
Diversity Index2 # 285 29th
Median Household Income # 29 93rd
Per Capita Income # 121 70th

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