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People

Total Population 1,893
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 895
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 39.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32%
Median Earnings25+ $31,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,639
% Above Poverty Level 85.6%
% Below Poverty Level 14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $813
Median House Value $196,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 11.8%

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

New Buffalo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of South Bend, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Berrien
Metro Area Benton Harbor
Standard Zip Codes 49117
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.793
Longitude -86.743

New 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 LA PORTE
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station INDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station WANATAH 2 WNW
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baroda 871 $51,042
Bridgman 1,997 $81,375
Galien 562 $46,912
Grand Beach 280 $101,875
Michiana 198 $83,750
Three Oaks 1,598 $46,346

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

New Buffalo Public Libraries

Library
New Buffalo Township Public Library
33 N. THOMPSON ST.
New Buffalo, Michigan
(616) 469-2933

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New Buffalo High Schools

NEW BUFFALO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1112 EAST CLAY STREET
269-469-6001
A Title I School.
Serves 238 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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