Buffalo County, SD has a population of 2,052 people with a median age of 25.1 and a median household income of $31,293. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Buffalo County, SD grew from 2,038 to 2,052, a 0.69% increase and its median household income grew from $31,163 to $31,293, a 0.42% increase.
The population of Buffalo County, SD is 78.9% Native, 14.3% White, and 3.02% Two+. 9.2% of the people in Buffalo County, SD speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Buffalo County, SD are South Dakota State University, with 2,451 graduates, University of South Dakota, with 2,290 graduates, and Southeast Technical Institute, with 988 graduates.
The median property value in Buffalo County, SD is $60,000, and the homeownership rate is 43.5%. Most people in Buffalo County, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Buffalo County, SD is 2 cars per household.
Buffalo County, SD is the 60th most populated county in South Dakota and borders Brule County, SD; Hand County, SD; Hyde County, SD; Jerauld County, SD; and Lyman County, SD.