Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (51.4 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (320.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Summersville, KY (2.8 miles) , Saloma, KY (3.0 miles) , Raywick, KY (3.1 miles) , Magnolia, KY (3.1 miles ), Hodgenville, KY (3.2 miles ), New Hope, KY (3.2 miles) , Magnolia-Upton, KY (3.3 miles) , New Haven, KY (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 37.50 N, Longitude: 85.58 W
Area code: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Buffalo place center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 23.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Buffalo center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Larue County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 38.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.56. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.275. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo and their reported violations in the past:LARUE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT #1 (Population served: 10250, Purch_surface_water):
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Banks with branches in Buffalo (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Buffalo CCD (based on Larue County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,384 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,805 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 766
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 933
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buffalo)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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