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New Buffalo is a city in Berrien County, in the Niles-Benton Harbor metro area.

The community was named after Buffalo, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named New Buffalo. For links to other places called New Buffalo, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of New Buffalo is 41.793N. The longitude is -86.743W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,201.


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Median household income
Local
$41,658
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Buffalo demographic reports
New Buffalo is on Lake Michigan, near the Indiana border.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Ship and Shore Festival - Aug 10-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Buffalo web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Warren Woods State Park, Warren Dunes State Park
Historic sites and museums: New Buffalo Railroad Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Buffalo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Berrien County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Benton Harbor area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49117 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of New Buffalo residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Buffalo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Buffalo was $24,440, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of New Buffalo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in New Buffalo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $426.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $809.


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Libraries in New Buffalo include New Buffalo Public Library ... View libraries

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Berrien County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Buffalo political report.

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The average commute time for New Buffalo workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Buffalo include Best Western Plaza Hotel, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn Express New Buffalo.

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