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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.
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.
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.
17% of New Buffalo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in New Buffalo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $426. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $809.
Libraries in New Buffalo include New Buffalo Public Library ... View libraries
Berrien County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Buffalo political report.
The average commute time for New Buffalo workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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