Buffalo, WY Population

By | January 17, 2019

Population: 3,900. Estimated population in 2021: 4,290 (+10.0% change)
Males: 1,884 (48.3%), Females: 2,016 (51.7%)

Johnson County

Zip code: 82834

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $29,392
Median house value: $102,500

Races in Buffalo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.3%), English (18.5%), Irish (13.5%), United States (4.5%), Norwegian (4.5%), Italian (3.4%).

Elevation: 4650 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Buffalo, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo city

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +447 (+12.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Buffalo:

  • JOHNSON CO MEMORIAL HOSP (497 W LOTT ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Buffalo:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 37 miles; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 82 miles; GILLETTE, WY)
  • WASHAKIE MEDICAL CENTER (about 92 miles; WORLAND, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buffalo:

  • SHERIDAN COUNTY (about 35 miles; SHERIDAN, WY; Abbreviation: SHR)
  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 81 miles; GILLETTE, WY; Abbreviation: GCC)
  • WORLAND MUNI (about 91 miles; WORLAND, WY; Abbreviation: WRL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Buffalo:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY (about 2 miles; BUFFALO, WY; Abbreviation: BYG)
  • ST LABRE MISSION (about 92 miles; ASHLAND, MT; Abbreviation: 3U4)
  • SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY (about 96 miles; GREYBULL, WY; Abbreviation: GEY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 104 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS (about 157 miles; BILLINGS, MT; Full-time enrollment: 3,105)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 192 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 197 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 242 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 277 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 281 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,684)

Schools

Public high school in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 326 SOUTH BURRITT; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Buffalo:

  • MEADOWLARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 345; Location: 550 SOUTH BURRITT AVENUE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CLEAR CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 58 NORTH ADAMS AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLEAR CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 84; Location: 58 NORTH ADAMS AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 05)
  • BILLY CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 8; Location: 90 BILLY CREEK ROAD; Grades: KG – 04)

Libraries

Library in Buffalo:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $254,326; Location: 171 NORTH ADAMS; 60,766 books; 1,928 audio materials; 1,705 video materials; 181 serial subscriptions)

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