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Demographics

People

Total Population503
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+245
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,953

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,607
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.1%
Median Gross Rent$431
Median House Value$88,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.9%
English16.1%
German14.5%
Irish10.3%
Polish8.7%
Italian4.8%
Dutch4.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Russian0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Slovak0.4%
Swedish0.4%
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Buffalo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sangamon County
Standard Zip Codes62515
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.84
Approximate Longitude-89.4

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)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationLINCOLN
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dawson544$70,625
Illiopolis822$62,500
Mechanicsburg623$67,917
Riverton3,449$63,391

Buffalo Public Libraries

Tri-city Public Library District
600 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Buffalo, Illinois
(217) 364-8181

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Buffalo Public Schools

Tri-city Elem School
324 W Charles
ZIP: 62515
(217) 364-4035
Primary
Total Enrollment 290
Tri-city High School
324 W Charles
ZIP: 62515
(217) 364-4530
High
Total Enrollment 144
Tri-city Jr High School
324 W Charles
ZIP: 62515
(217) 364-4530
Middle
Total Enrollment 135
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