Buffalo, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Buffalo, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Buffalo had a population of 220 as of July 1, 2018. Buffalo 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 Buffalo is located at latitude 46.9197 and longitude -97.5495 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buffalo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,207 feet.

The City of Buffalo (GNIS ID: 1035946) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buffalo: New Buffalo, Third Siding.

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Buffalo, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 220
Population in Households 220
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 968
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $56,093
Average Household Income $72,597
Per Capita Income $31,559


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $134,722
Average Home Value $197,872


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.92% 2.18%
Households 2.08% 2.28%
Families 3.85% 2.16%
Median Household Income   4.82%
Per Capita Income   4.12%

Buffalo, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buffalo to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 166 59th
Population Density # 73 82nd
Diversity Index # 299 26th
Median Household Income # 271 33rd
Per Capita Income # 302 25th

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