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Buffalo is a town in Harding County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Buffalo. For links to other places called Buffalo, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Buffalo is 45.586N. The longitude is -103.543W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,881 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 364.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buffalo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harding County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57720 ZIP code.
24% of Buffalo residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buffalo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buffalo was $13,208, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Buffalo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Buffalo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Harding County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buffalo political report.
The average commute time for Buffalo workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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