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People

Total Population 537
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 271
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,964
% Above Poverty Level 81.5%
% Below Poverty Level 18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $564
Median House Value $92,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.7%
US/American 0%
English 14.9%
Irish 8.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buffalo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62515
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.852
Longitude -89.408

Buffalo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station LINCOLN
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Buffalo, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Buffalo Hart (62515)

Lanesville (62515)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dawson 545 $76,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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P O BOX 290
217-364-4530
Serves 199 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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