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Buffalo Gap is a town in Taylor County, in the Abilene metro area.

So named because it was a pass in the Callahan Divide, through which buffalo traveled

The latitude of Buffalo Gap is 32.279N. The longitude is -99.829W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,909 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 446.


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$31,875
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Nearby parks & recreation: Abilene State Park
Historic routes: Dodge Cattle Trail
Historic sites and museums: Buffalo Gap Historic Village

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14% of Buffalo Gap residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buffalo Gap ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buffalo Gap was $14,680, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Buffalo Gap residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Buffalo Gap, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $354.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $629.


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Taylor County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buffalo Gap political report.

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The average commute time for Buffalo Gap workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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