New Buffalo is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,708 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Buffalo is the 385th largest community in Michigan.
New Buffalo home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but New Buffalo real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
New Buffalo is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Buffalo is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Buffalo who work in food service (16.51%), sales jobs (14.35%), and teaching (12.92%).
Another notable thing is that New Buffalo is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, New Buffalo is worth considering.
The education level of New Buffalo citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.31% of adults in New Buffalo have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Buffalo in 2018 was $38,587, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,348 for a family of four. However, New Buffalo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Buffalo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Buffalo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Buffalo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. New Buffalo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Buffalo include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in New Buffalo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.