Buffalo Springs, Texas

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Buffalo Springs, Texas
Location of Buffalo Springs, Texas
Location of Buffalo Springs, Texas
Lubbock County BuffaloSprings.svg
Coordinates: 33°31′55″N 101°42′30″W / 33.53194°N 101.70833°W / 33.53194; -101.70833[1]
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.91 sq mi (4.94 km2)
 • Land1.51 sq mi (3.91 km2)
 • Water0.40 sq mi (1.03 km2)
Elevation3,022 ft (921 m)
 • Total453
 • Estimate 
 • Density292.91/sq mi (113.09/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-11155[4]
GNIS feature ID1388617[1]

Buffalo Springs is a village in Lubbock County, Texas, United States. The population was 453 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The community is on the shores of Buffalo Springs Lake southeast of Lubbock.[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), or 20.73%, is water.[5]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)442[3]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 493 people, 227 households, and 143 families residing in the village. The population density was 312.9 people per square mile (120.5/km2). There were 303 housing units at an average density of 192.3/sq mi (74.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.93% White, 0.61% African American, 0.61% Native American, 2.64% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.48% of the population.

There were 227 households, out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 18.1% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 34.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,389, and the median income for a family was $40,500. Males had a median income of $27,404 versus $23,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,488. About 3.1% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.


Buffalo Springs is served by the Roosevelt Independent School District.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buffalo Springs, Texas
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Buffalo Springs village, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  6. ^ Buffalo Springs Lake, Texas, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1965 (1976 rev.)
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

Coordinates: 33°31′56″N 101°42′33″W / 33.53222°N 101.70917°W / 33.53222; -101.70917