Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyoming

Buffalo: City in and county seat of Johnson County, Wyoming, United States

About

Buffalo is a city located in the county of Johnson in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,585 and a population density of 396 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,659 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Buffalo

Population : 4,659 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Johnson County
Postal code : 82834, 82840
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 11.59 km2
Altitude : 4,646 feet / 1416 meters
Capital city : Buffalo is capital of Johnson County
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 04:21:45 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 402 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.59% (2010-2020)
Buffalo locator map
Location of Buffalo on Wyoming map.
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Buffalo Wyoming Occidental Hotel
Buffalo Wyoming Occidental Hotel image

Geography

Buffalo is located at 44°20'54"N 106°41'56"W (44.3483100, -106.6989400).

Buffalo map

Demographics

The population of Buffalo increased by 1.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,585 - census
2011 4,635 1.08% estimation process
2012 4,634 -0.02% estimation process
2013 4,637 0.06% estimation process
2014 4,609 -0.61% estimation process
2015 4,634 0.54% estimation process
2016 4,574 -1.31% estimation process
2017 4,561 -0.29% estimation process
2018 4,566 0.11% estimation process
2019 4,575 0.2% estimation process
2020 4,659 1.8% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 61,450
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 58,750
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 63,380
April 1, 2010 Population : 62,139
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.3%
People over 65 (%) : 15.5%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 86.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 4.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.6%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,182
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.6%

Buffalo zip code is 82834. County name: Johnson, County fips: 56019

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $366,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,699
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $488
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,120
2015-2019 Households : 24,000
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 56,687
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 744,231
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 683,606
2012 total retail sales per capita : NA
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,134
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $40,611
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 6,991
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,671
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,384
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 611
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,112
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 546
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,133
2010 population per square mile : 4,551.6
2010 land area in square miles : 13.65

People born in Buffalo (7)

People born in Buffalo, including film editor Sherman Todd, Player of football Chris Prosinski, Mathew Pitsch, .

List

  • Jamie Flitner (American politician) she was born in 10/07/1964
  • Billy Hopkins (American actor) he was born in 25/06/1958
  • Richard Tass (Politician)
  • John Wetmore Hinsdale (American soldier and lawyer) he was born in 01/01/1843

Schools in Buffalo

College & universities near Buffalo, WY

Code Name City ZIP
240666 Northern Wyoming Community College District Sheridan (WY) 82801

Post offices near Buffalo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Buffal Post Office Buffalo (WY) 82834

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Johnson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Johnson County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Kaycee 289 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Buffalo distances to largest Wyoming cities