Buffalo, WV Population

Population: 1,171. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,204 (+2.8% change)
Males: 568 (48.5%), Females: 603 (51.5%)

Putnam County

Zip code: 25033

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $26,481
Median house value: $68,600

Races in Buffalo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (21.7%), English (8.4%), German (8.1%), Irish (7.9%), Italian (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo town

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+20.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Buffalo:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buffalo:

  • YEAGER (about 33 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 44 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 63 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Buffalo:

  • LEON (about 7 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)
  • GALLIA-MEIGS REGIONAL (about 19 miles; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Abbreviation: GAS)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 20 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 37 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 55 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 60 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)

Schools

Public high school in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 3317 BUFFALO RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: RR 1 BOX 93; Grades: KG – 05)