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Buford, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Buford Census Designated Place had a population of 348 as of July 1, 2016. Buford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buford is located at latitude 39.072 and longitude -83.8393 in Highland County. The formal boundaries for the Buford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Buford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628870) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Buford Census Designated Place is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Highland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buford, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 348
Population in Households 348
Population in Familes 296
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 235
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $111,111
Average Home Value $147,872


Median Household Income $43,753
Average Household Income $66,025
Per Capita Income $23,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.17%
Families 0.0% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
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.

Buford, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buford to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 960 21st
Population Density1 # 1169 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1193 2nd
Median Household Income # 785 35th
Per Capita Income # 577 53rd

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