Buffalo Gap, TX Population

Population: 463. Estimated population in July 2020: 446 (-3.7% change)
Males: 206 (44.5%), Females: 257 (55.5%)

Zip code: 79508

Median resident age: 42.7 years
Median household income: $31,875
Median house value: $57,800

Races in Buffalo Gap:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (23.3%), Irish (13.2%), German (11.9%), English (5.2%), French (3.7%), Dutch (3.2%).

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo Gap

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo Gap town

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2.4% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Buffalo Gap:

  • ABILENE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ABILENE, TX)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; ABILENE, TX)
  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (about 18 miles; ABILENE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buffalo Gap:

  • DYESS AFB (about 10 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 14 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 79 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Buffalo Gap:

  • ELMDALE AIRPARK (about 17 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: 6F4)
  • WINTERS MUNI (about 27 miles; WINTERS, TX; Abbreviation: 77F)
  • COLEMAN MUNI (about 43 miles; COLEMAN, TX; Abbreviation: COM)
Amtrak station near Buffalo Gap:

  • 14 miles: ABILENE (GREYHOUND STA., 535 CEDAR ST.) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo Gap:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 141 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 158 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 164 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)

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