Buffalo, IA 52728 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 52728: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo, IA 52728

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Scott County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.454, Longitude -90.726
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 452
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Buffalo, IA 52728 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,226
Daytime Population: Workers 214
Daytime Population: Residents 608
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 822
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,226
Population in Familes 1,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 481
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $77,751
Average Household Income $84,885
Per Capita Income $31,711


Total Housing Units 481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (84.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $207,530
Average Home Value $206,975


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 360
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.26% 1.15%
Households 1.14% 1.03%
Families 1.04% 0.98%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Buffalo, IA 52728 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 52728 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 420 56th
Population Density # 108 89th
Diversity Index # 350 64th
Median Household Income # 42 96th
Per Capita Income # 206 79th

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