In 2017, Buffalo County, NE had a population of 48.8k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $55,053. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Buffalo County, NE grew from 48,402 to 48,834, a 0.893% increase and its median household income grew from $54,098 to $55,053, a 1.77% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Buffalo County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.58%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.29%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.28%). N/A% of the people in Buffalo County, NE speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Buffalo County, NE are University of Nebraska at Kearney (1,420 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Buffalo County, NE is $161,200, and the homeownership rate is 63.1%. Most people in Buffalo County, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Buffalo County, NE is 2 cars per household.