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Buford, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Buford Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Highland County at latitude 39.072 and longitude -83.8393. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

The formal official name is the Buford Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Buford, Ohio.

The U5 Census Class Code for Buford indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Buford Census Designated Place, OH Boundary Map


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Buford, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 348
Population in Households 348
Population in Familes 295
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 235
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $102,174
Average Home Value $120,213
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,475
Average Household Income $55,041
Per Capita Income $19,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.17%
Households -0.2% -0.17%
Families 0.0% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 956 21st
Population Density1 # 1162 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1181 2nd
Median Household Income # 781 35th
Per Capita Income # 961 20th

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