Buffalo Gap Custer County, South Dakota

Buffalo Gap: Town in Custer County, South Dakota, United States

About

Buffalo Gap is a town located in the county of Custer in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 126 and a population density of 159 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 144 inhabitants.

Buffalo Gap Quick Facts

Population : 144 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
County : Custer County
Postal code : 57722
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 0.79 km2
Altitude : 3,261 feet / 994 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 00:37:16 (18th January 2022)
Density : 182 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.5% (2010-2020)
Buffalo Gap locator map
Location of Buffalo Gap on South Dakota map.
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Buffalo Gap Town Hall
Buffalo Gap Town Hall image

Geography

Buffalo Gap is located at 43°29'30"N 103°18'47"W (43.4916500, -103.3129700).

Buffalo Gap map

Demographics

The population of Buffalo Gap increased by 12.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 126 - census
2011 128 1.56% estimation process
2012 129 0.78% estimation process
2013 130 0.77% estimation process
2014 132 1.52% estimation process
2015 133 0.75% estimation process
2016 137 2.92% estimation process
2017 140 2.14% estimation process
2018 141 0.71% estimation process
2019 144 2.08% estimation process
2020 144 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 83,072
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 74,992
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 85,824
April 1, 2010 Population : 74,907
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.6%
People over 65 (%) : 17.6%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 88.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.9%
Asians alone % : 1.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.6%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 6,448
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.4%

Buffalo Gap zip code is 57722. County name: Fall River, County fips: 46047

Buffalo Gap, Buffalogap

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $265,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,532
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $499
2015-2019 median gross rent : $972
2015-2019 Households : 32,176
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 204,397
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,228,686
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 380,232
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,965,908
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,711
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,116
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,061
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,129
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,526
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,308
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 886
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,831
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 753
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,761
2010 population per square mile : 2,910.9
2010 land area in square miles : 25.73
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 38.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $110,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,200
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $473
2015-2019 median gross rent : $665
2015-2019 Households : 5,442
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 33,864
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 185,394
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 213,429
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 244,527
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,437
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $36,793
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,670
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,329
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 920
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 297
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 38
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,188
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,111
2010 population per square mile : 3,060.0
2010 land area in square miles : 4.38

People born in Buffalo Gap (1)

American educator Rex Putnam was born in Buffalo Gap

Post offices near Buffalo Gap

Post Office Name City ZIP
Buffalo Ga Post Office Buffalo Gap (SD) 57722

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Custer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Custer County , SD.

City Name Population Title
Custer 1,926 City in and county seat of Custer County, South Dakota, United States
Hermosa 409 Town in Custer County, South Dakota, United States
Pringle 109 Town in South Dakota, United States of America
Fairburn 99 Town in South Dakota, United States of America