U.S. Beacon June 17, 2024

Buffalo, IL

Sangamon County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.851779     Longitude: -89.409044
Population 463 (2005)
Elevation of Buffalo, Illinois: 605 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1709434, place: Buffalo village, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 121 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 13 (10.74%)
Kindergarten: 4 (3.31%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 55 (45.45%)
High school (grades 9-12): 21 (17.36%)
College or graduate school: 28 (23.14%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 320 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 19 (5.94%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 26 (8.13%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 149 (46.56%)
Some college, no degree: 63 (19.69%)
Associate degree: 24 (7.5%)
Bachelor's degree: 23 (7.19%)
Graduate or professional degree: 16 (5%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 85.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 379 (100%)
Never married: 92 (24.27%)
Now married, except separated: 187 (49.34%)
Separated: 13 (3.43%)
Total Widowed: 42 (11.08%)
Widowed Female: 33 (8.71%)
Total Divorced: 45 (11.87%)
Divorced Female: 14 (3.69%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 10 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 5 (50%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 361 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 49 (13.57%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 105 (100%)
--With a disability: 11 (10.48%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 268 (100%)
--With a disability: 55 (20.52%)
----Percent employed: 65.5%
--No disability: 213 (79.48%)
----Percent employed: 83.6%
Population 65 years and over: 67 (100%)
--With a disability: 26 (38.81%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 440 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 290 (65.91%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 148 (33.64%)
--Same county: 116 (26.36%)
--Different county: 32 (7.27%)
----Same state: 14 (3.18%)
----Different state: 18 (4.09%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 2 (0.45%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 468 (100%)
Native: 457 (97.65%)
--Born in United States: 457 (100%)
----State of residence: 389 (83.12%)
----Different state: 68 (14.53%)
--Born outside United States: 0 (0%)
Foreign born: 11 (2.35%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 9 (1.92%)
--Not a citizen: 2 (0.43%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 11 (100%)
Europe: 2 (18.18%)
Asia: 6 (54.55%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 3 (27.27%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 440 (100%)
English only: 434 (98.64%)
Language other than English: 6 (1.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Spanish: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 6 (1.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 468 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 362% (77.35%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 7 (1.5%)
Dutch: 9 (1.92%)
English: 65 (13.89%)
French (except Basque): 18 (3.85%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 79 (16.88%)
Greek: 2 (0.43%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 59 (12.61%)
Italian: 17 (3.63%)
Lithuanian: 2 (0.43%)
Norwegian: 12 (2.56%)
Polish: 6 (1.28%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 12 (2.56%)
Scottish: 12 (2.56%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 0 (0%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 23 (4.91%)
Welsh: 2 (0.43%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 37 (7.91%)

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