Buffalo, IL 62515 ZIP Code Profile

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Buffalo, IL | Buffalo Hart, IL | Lanesville, IL

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ZIP Code 62515: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, IL 62515

Acceptable Alternative
Buffalo Hart, IL 62515
Lanesville, IL 62515

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 216
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
  • County: Sangamon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.848, Longitude -89.406
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buffalo, IL 62515 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 957
Population in Households 957
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 277
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $112,019
Average Home Value $140,113


Median Household Income $59,014
Average Household Income $72,770
Per Capita Income $29,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.58%
Households 0.94% 0.61%
Families 0.71% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buffalo, IL 62515 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62515 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 948 31st
Population Density1 # 1189 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1246 9th
Median Household Income # 454 67th
Per Capita Income # 445 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.