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Wright County

Population in 2012: 15,724 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +55.7%
Males: 7,624  (48.5%)
Females: 8,100  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Minnesota median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 55313.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $62,227 (it was $49,573 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$62,227
Minnesota:

$56,954
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $26,257

Buffalo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $162,753 (it was $122,800 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$162,753
Minnesota:

$183,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,418; Detached houses: $233,969; Townhouses or other attached units: $214,161; In 2-unit structures: $208,645; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,598; Mobile homes: $40,233

Median gross rent in 2011: $837.

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  • White alone - 14,264 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 378 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 195 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 108 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 87 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 90 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buffalo: 111.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.3%), Norwegian (12.2%), Swedish (10.2%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.0%), Polish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 967 feet

Land area: 6.03 square miles.

Population density: 2610 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

540 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.4% Africa, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This city:  3.6%
Minnesota:  6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,833 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,766 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Maple Grove, MN (20.8 miles , pop. 50,365).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (32.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (386.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maple Lake, MN (2.7 miles ), Montrose, MN (2.9 miles ), Monticello, MN (3.0 miles ), Rockford, MN (3.0 miles ), Waverly, MN (3.1 miles ), St. Michael, MN (3.1 miles ), Hanover, MN (3.2 miles ), Delano, MN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 112 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 1998: 130 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 1999: 152 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2000: 255 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2001: 278 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2002: 342 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2003: 295 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2004: 262 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2005: 307 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2006: 116 buildings, average cost: $247,300
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $290,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $327,400
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $191,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.18 N, Longitude: 93.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -545 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,376 (30.6%)

Buffalo household income distribution Buffalo home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Buffalo by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2678810N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 19.958.867.968.163.577.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 30124202011
per 100,000 29.80.09.717.031.815.50.013.80.06.86.7
Assaults 12910191510201210511
per 100,000 119.388.297.1161.7119.277.6149.583.068.433.973.9
Burglaries 5249294541424041282334
per 100,000 516.9480.2281.5383.1325.7326.1299.0283.6191.6156.0228.5
Thefts 287372332429441404343408332335336
per 100,000 2853.23645.33222.43652.03503.13136.42563.72822.42271.82272.62257.9
Auto thefts 271415222831101312913
per 100,000 268.4137.2145.6187.3222.4240.774.789.982.161.187.4
Arson 53302311332
per 100,000 49.729.429.10.015.923.37.56.920.520.413.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.9) 227.8263.5244.8289.1273.7258.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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Crime rate in Buffalo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Buffalo, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,400 (+31.2%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Buffalo city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Amy Koch - Politician, David Marshall (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Mike Schaufler - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 303 CATLIN ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Buffalo:

  • NEW RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; MONTICELLO, MN)

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Airports and other landing facilities located in Buffalo:


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Operable nuclear power plant near Buffalo:

  • 9 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Local government website: www.ci.buffalo.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 24 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,552)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 25 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,985)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 26 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 4,104)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 30 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 31 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 32 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 4,477)

Public high schools in Buffalo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Buffalo:

Private elementary/middle school in Buffalo:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 219 19TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 7)
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Notable locations in Buffalo: Buffalo (A), Buffalo Rodeo Grounds (B), Wild Marsh Golf Course (C), Buffalo Heights Golf Course (D), Wright County Courthouse (E), Buffalo City Hall (F), Buffalo Fire Department (G), Buffalo Police Department (H), Buffalo Public Library (I), Soo Line Depot (J), Wright County Heritage Center (K), Centennial Fire Station (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buffalo include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Buffalo Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Buffalo Presbyterian Church (C), Buffalo United Methodist Church (D), Saint Francis Catholic Church (E), Saint John's Lutheran Church (F), Buffalo Assembly of God Church (G), Zion Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mission Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake Pulaski (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Buffalo include: Griffing Park (1), Sturges Park (2), Bentfield Mills Park (3), West Pulaski Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: New Rail Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 304 12th Avenue South), Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce (9 Central Avenue).

Hotels: Country Inn-Suites Buffalo (1002 Highway 55 East), Super 8 Buffalo MN (303 10th Avenue South), Buffalo Hotel (27 Central Avenue).

Courts: Wright - District Court- Criminal Division (10 2nd Street Northwest), Wright - District Court- Administration (10 2nd Street Northwest), Wright - Coordinator- Court Services Probation Parole (10 2nd Street Northwest), Wright - Conciliation Court- District Court- Traffic Division (10 2nd Street Northwest).

 
Wright County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO  Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.9. This is about average.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.75
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 38.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

38.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.56. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.56
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.275. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.334

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH CENTRAL CAMP CHERITH, INC. (Address: 608 Second Street South , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUN-24-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-24-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-24-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
MILL CREEK INN (Address: 891 County Road 35 West , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-25-1997), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-1997), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-25-1997), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-25-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-1998)
SCHROEDER COUNTY PARK (Address: 1901 Highway 25 North , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-28-1996), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-28-1996), St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-1996), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-28-1996), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-28-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-1996), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-1996)
VEOLIA ROLLING HILLS LANDFILL, INC. (Address: 175 County Road 37 NE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-1996), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-1996), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-1996), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-09-1996), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-09-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-1997)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo that have no violations reported:

  • BUFFALO (Population served: 12120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKFORD LAESTADIAN LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YOUTH WITH A MISSION (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKFORD TOWNSHIP HALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STURGES PARK ARTESIAN WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERSIDE COUNTY PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTSEGO COUNTY PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE LAKE COUNTY ACCESS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEY NATURE CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.1%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.8% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Buffalo, MN

People in group quarters in Buffalo in 2010:

  • 183 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 127 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 63 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Buffalo in 2000:

  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Buffalo compared to Minnesota state average:

Buffalo, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Buffalo (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Buffalo Lakeside Branch at 615 Highway 55 East, branch established on 1927/05/09; Buffalo Downtown Branch at 200 1st Street South, branch established on 1989/05/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KleinBank: Buffalo Downtown Branch at 15 Division Street, branch established on 1886/12/15; Buffalo Hwy Branch at 910 Commercial Drive, branch established on 1982/04/05. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,504.4 mil, Deposits: $1,255.9 mil, headquarters in Big Lake, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Klein Financial, Inc.
  • First Minnesota Bank: Buffalo Branch at 555 Hwy 55 East, branch established on 2001/05/21. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $385.8 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, headquarters in Minnetonka, MN, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Mcleod Bancshares, Inc.
  • MidCountry Bank: 19 Central Avenue Branch at 19 Central Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • TCF National Bank: Buffalo Cub Branch at 1008 Hwy 55 E, branch established on 2006/05/10. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • BANKWEST: Buffalo Branch at 311 10th Avenue South, branch established on 2001/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $104.2 mil, Deposits: $95.3 mil, headquarters in Rockford, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bankwest Financial, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo, Minnesota:

  • Super 8 , 303 10th Ave S, Buffalo, MN 55313 , Phone: (763) 682-5930, Fax: (763) 682-2206
  • Country Inn , 1002 Hwy 55 E, Buffalo, MN 55313 , Phone: (763) 682-5660
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Buffalo travel time to work - commute


Buffalo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Buffalo (based on Wright County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.88%
Here62.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents46.1%27.2%8.1%3.9%3.5%
Congregations12.4%21.3%7.9%10.1%6.7%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian and Missionary Alliance The Evangelical Covenant ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.7%1.0%4.5%
Congregations6.7%4.5%6.7%4.5%19.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wright County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wright County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
This county:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Wright County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wright County:

9.9%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$15,640$46,9200$0
Other Government Administration 6$31,383$62,7660$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$70,795$49,9730$0
Police - Other 3$10,702$42,8084$1,970
Streets and Highways 11$51,438$56,1144$3,511
Sewerage 4$15,332$45,9960$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,612$46,44820$10,415
Water Supply 6$23,375$46,7500$0
Electric Power 12$58,746$58,7460$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,621
Other and Unallocable 11$44,005$48,0050$0
Totals for Government 77$333,028$51,90029$17,517

Buffalo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,226,000 ($141.57)
    Electric Utilities: $1,166,000 ($74.15)
    Air Transportation: $943,000 ($59.97)
    Regular Highways: $358,000 ($22.77)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,944,000 ($441.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,452,000 ($155.94)
    Liquor Stores: $2,188,000 ($139.15)
    Police Protection: $1,541,000 ($98.00)
    Regular Highways: $978,000 ($62.20)
    Sewerage: $887,000 ($56.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $630,000 ($40.07)
    Financial Administration: $585,000 ($37.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $573,000 ($36.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $544,000 ($34.60)
    Water Utilities: $458,000 ($29.13)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($8.59)
    Air Transportation: $121,000 ($7.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($1.72)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.95)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $382,000 ($24.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,149,000 ($263.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $316,000 ($20.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($4.01)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($3.88)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,259,000 ($207.26)

Buffalo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,317,000 ($210.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,901,000 ($120.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $765,000 ($48.65)
    Air Transportation: $125,000 ($7.95)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $427,000 ($27.16)
    All Other: $93,000 ($5.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $900,000 ($57.24)
    Special Assessments: $623,000 ($39.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,541,000 ($543.18)
    Liquor Stores: $2,478,000 ($157.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,866,000 ($118.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,326,000 ($84.33)
    All Other: $1,081,000 ($68.75)
    Highways: $116,000 ($7.38)
  • Tax - Property: $3,711,000 ($236.01)
    Other License: $679,000 ($43.18)

Buffalo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,349,000 ($5109.96)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,035,000 ($4772.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,474,000 ($1429.28)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,336,000 ($1420.50)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,125,000 ($898.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,811,000 ($560.35)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $138,000 ($8.78)

Buffalo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,122,000 ($71.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,436,000 ($1363.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,201,000 ($1857.10)

10.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($59 average AGI)
Wright County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hennepin County, MN  4.35% ($53,013 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.88% ($41,070)
from Anoka County, MN  0.61% ($45,306)


7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Wright County:

0.02%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.90% ($41,202 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.92% ($48,000)
to Stearns County, MN  0.45% ($31,264)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRWC (1360 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, MN; Owner: DONNELL, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buffalo:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
See more detailed statistics of Buffalo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buffalo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Buffalo, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buffalo)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED66$148,23538$114,269178$169,9617$50,6743$380,11727$115,2261$30,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$152,2974$111,23515$166,3383$61,1070$01$41,0500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$102,8064$92,88065$173,6577$15,8910$04$119,4203$51,813
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$141,3623$198,91749$182,1210$00$04$80,6300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$145,78014$159,9782$24,9800$01$3,9200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1007.01 , 1007.02, 1007.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$90,5373$211,963
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$287,3703$217,383
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$326,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1007.01 , 1007.02, 1007.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Buffalo


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo, MN

Most common first names in Buffalo, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7480.7 years
Mary5179.7 years
William5073.7 years
James4671.6 years
Robert4172.4 years
Walter3977.9 years
George3878.9 years
Helen3685.1 years
Donald3470.5 years
Florence3384.2 years
Most common last names in Buffalo, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6380.3 years
Peterson5078.7 years
Anderson4982.9 years
Erickson3177.0 years
Olson3176.8 years
Larson3077.7 years
Varner2978.3 years
Nelson2479.3 years
Carlson2376.6 years
Mattson2078.3 years
Businesses in Buffalo, MN
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Menards1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Jimmy John's1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1Target1
KFC1True Value2
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3UPS2
Maurices1Walmart1
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Total of 172 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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