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Buffalo Gap, South Dakota
pté tȟathíyopa otȟúŋwahe
Buffalo Gap Town Hall, July 2011
|• Total||0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)|
|• Land||0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||3,261 ft (994 m)|
|• Density||470.59/sq mi (181.92/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1254122|
Buffalo Gap was laid out in 1885. The town was named for a natural gap near the town site.
Buffalo Gap is located at(43.492562, -103.314267).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.
Buffalo Gap has been assigned the ZIP code 57722 and the FIPS place code 08460.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 126 people, 66 households, and 32 families living in the town. The population density was 406.5 inhabitants per square mile (157.0/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 274.2 per square mile (105.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.3% White, 7.1% Native American, 0.8% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 66 households, of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.5% were non-families. 43.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.63.
The median age in the town was 53 years. 16.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.2% were from 25 to 44; 41.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 57.1% male and 42.9% female.
- Rex Putnam, Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction
In Spanish: Buffalo Gap (Dakota del Sur) para niños
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