Buffalo Springs, Lubbock County, Texas

Buffalo Springs is a city in Lubbock County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 454. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.58 square miles. An elevation is 3,025 feet (922.02 m) above sea level. The population density was 288 people per square mile. The median age was 51.4 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 101 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
454 residents
Population Change
-7.9% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
51.4 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
13.3% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
228 residents
Population Females
226 residents
Population Rural
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.6% (State: 16.6%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
3.3% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Buffalo Springs Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Buffalo Springs Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Buffalo Springs Residents

            Financial Information
            Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
            Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
            $138,210 (State: $152,000)
            Changes in Home Value
            +$89,710 since 2000 year
            Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
            Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
            $342 – $506
            Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
            Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
            82 (USA: 100)
            Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
            $2,360 (1.50%)
            Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
            $1,122 (1.10%)
            Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
            $49,378 (State: $55,653)
            Changes in Household Income
            +$12,989 since 2000 year
            Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
            Changes in Per Capita Income
            +$11,369 since 2000 year
            Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

            Education attainment (25+ years residents)


              Males 25 Years and Older


                Females 25 Years and Older


                  Nearest Colleges & Universities

                  • Texas Tech University
                    about 11 miles
                    Lubbock, TX
                    Full-time enrollment: 29,251
                  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
                    about 12 miles
                    Lubbock, TX
                    FT enrollment: 3,269
                  • South Plains College
                    about 38 miles
                    Levelland, TX
                    FT enrollment: 7,007
                  • Wayland Baptist University
                    about 46 miles
                    Plainview, TX
                    FT enrollment: 5,526
                  • Howard College
                    about 90 miles
                    Big Spring, TX
                    FT enrollment: 2,587
                  • West Texas A & M University
                    about 101 miles
                    Canyon, TX
                    FT enrollment: 6,820
                  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
                    about 105 miles
                    Portales, NM
                    FT enrollment: 4,263
                  Labor Market Description

                  Unemployment Rate


                    Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                      Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Male: Most Common Occupations


                          Female: Most Common Occupations

                            Buffalo Springs Infrastructure
                            Grocery Stores in the City
                            25 stores
                            Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                            0.95 (State: 1.47)
                            Supercenters in the City
                            4 centers
                            Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                            0.15 (State: 0.14)
                            Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                            12 stores
                            Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                            0.46 (State: 1.11)
                            Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                            85 stores
                            Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                            3.25 (State: 3.95)
                            Number of Restaurants in the City
                            148 restaurants
                            Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                            5.65 (State: 6.13)
                            Number of Houses in the City

                            Hospitals in Buffalo Springs

                            • SUNRISE CANYON HOSPITAL
                              Hospital, about 7 miles away
                              LUBBOCK, TX
                            • AURORA CAROUSEL
                              Nursing Home, about 8 miles away
                              LUBBOCK, TX
                            • PARKWAY MANOR CARE CENTER
                              Nursing Home, about 8 miles away
                              LUBBOCK, TX
                            • MERCY HOSP
                              Hospital, about 8 miles away
                              SLATON, TX
                            • SLATON CARE CENTER
                              Nursing Home, about 8 miles away
                              SLATON, TX
                            • SLATON GROUP HOME
                              Hospital, about 8 miles away
                              SLATON, TX
                            • 2503 ASH AVENUE
                              Hospital, about 8 miles away
                              LUBBOCK, TX

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                              Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                Other Information

                                Buffalo Springs by Race (According to 2010)


                                  Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                    Natural Disasters in Buffalo Springs


                                      Air Quality Information

                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        59% (Greater then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        32% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        13 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        6 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        7 pc.
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                                        ZIP Codes for Buffalo Springs: 79364, 79404
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