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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A
Buffalo County is located in Nebraska with a population of 48,834. Buffalo County is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. In Buffalo County, most residents own their homes. In Buffalo County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Buffalo County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Buffalo County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$755
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Buffalo County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    146.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    51.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    20.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    340.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,774.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Buffalo County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,053
National
$55,322

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