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People

Total Population 408
Male Share of the Population 42.4%
Female Share of the Population 57.6%
Senior Citizens 26.7%
Employed Population 16+ 166
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,125
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $825
Median House Value $79,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.6%
US/American 0%
English 15.4%
Irish 9.6%

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

Buffalo Gap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SW of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Taylor
Metro Area Abilene
Standard Zip Codes 79508
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.279
Longitude -99.829

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 ABILENE MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Station HORDS CREEK DAM
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 25.5 inches
Station BALLINGER 2 NW
Distance 38.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abilene 122,226 $53,997

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

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