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People

Total Population 103
Male Share of the Population 57.3%
Female Share of the Population 42.7%
Senior Citizens 36.9%
Employed Population 16+ 26
Age of the Population 61

Families

% of people married 28.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,250
% Above Poverty Level 60.2%
% Below Poverty Level 39.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 11.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 47%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $55,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 23.3%

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

Buffalo Gap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 273 miles N of Aurora, Colorado
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 57722
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.491
Longitude -103.312

Buffalo Gap 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 ORAL
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 37 F
Apr Temp 31 to 61 F
Jul Temp 56 to 90 F
Oct Temp 31 to 66 F
Annual Precip 16.7 inches
Station OELRICHS
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 34 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 90 F
Oct Temp 33 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
Station CUSTER
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 52 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 59 F
Annual Precip 20.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Custer 1,899 $55,156
Hermosa 412 $46,818
Hot Springs 3,542 $52,793
Oelrichs 137 $66,250
Pringle 165 $46,719

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

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