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Population in 2013: 15,825 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +56.7%
Males: 7,895  (49.9%)
Females: 7,930  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55313.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,058 (it was $49,573 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$63,058
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,951 (it was $21,424 in 2000)

Buffalo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,614 (it was $122,800 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$162,614
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: 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 2012: $846.

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  • White alone - 14,236 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 501 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 200 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 205 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 120 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 110 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.05%)

Races in Buffalo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buffalo: 111.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.2%), Norwegian (10.7%), Swedish (9.6%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.4%), Polish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 967 feet

Land area: 6.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,627 people per square mile   (average).

Buffalo,MN real estate house value index trend

Buffalo, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

703 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe).

This city:  4.5%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Buffalo, Minnesota as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Buffalo to the number of sex offenders is 15,724 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,817 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,769 (1.0%)

Buffalo satellite photo by USGS

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: -604 (-3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,470 (31.6%)

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) 227.8263.6244.8289.1273.7258.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,400 (+31.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Buffalo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Buffalo, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 20% 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 slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from Buffalo center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 280.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from Buffalo center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 10, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo topographic map

Birthplace of: Amy Koch - Politician, David Marshall (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Mike Schaufler - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 303 CATLIN ST)
  • DCI DOUGLAS (303 DOUGLAS DR)
  • REM SO CENTRAL SERVS (BUFFALO) (914 THIRD AVENUE NORTHEAST)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - BUFFALO (104 MARTY DR, SUITE 2)
  • EBENEZER COVENANT HOME (310 LAKE BOULEVARD)
  • LAKE RIDGE CARE CENTER OF BUFFALO (310 LAKE BOULEVARD)
  • PARK VIEW CARE CENTER (200 PARK LANE)
  • RETIREMENT CENTER OF WRIGHT COUNTY (200 PARK LANE)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Buffalo:

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Operable nuclear power plant near Buffalo:

  • 9 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 24 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 25 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 26 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 30 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 31 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 32 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.2. This is about average.

City:

70.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

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

  • BUFFALO (Population served: 14,193, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.0% for American Indian residents, 3.8% for other race residents, 39.3% 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

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, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Buffalo compared to Minnesota state average:

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

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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Buffalo travel time to work - commute Buffalo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buffalo city (based on Wright County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.88%
Here: 62.9%
USA: 50.2%

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
Wright County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

26.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$47,186$62,9150$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,083$51,24911$5,027
Police Protection - Officers 17$84,843$59,8890$0
Police - Other 3$12,462$49,8481$1,466
Firefighters 0$0 33$4,576
Streets and Highways 10$48,508$58,2101$1,325
Welfare 1$4,063$48,7560$0
Sewerage 6$28,753$57,5061$1,457
Parks and Recreation 8$36,934$55,40120$9,940
Water Supply 3$14,583$58,3320$0
Electric Power 7$41,923$71,8680$0
Transit 0$0 2$1,041
Other and Unallocable 8$33,024$49,53613$11,408
Totals for Government 76$369,362$58,32082$36,240

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,226,000 ($140.66)
    Electric Utilities: $1,166,000 ($73.68)
    Air Transportation: $943,000 ($59.59)
    Regular Highways: $358,000 ($22.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,944,000 ($438.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,452,000 ($154.94)
    Liquor Stores: $2,188,000 ($138.26)
    Police Protection: $1,541,000 ($97.38)
    Regular Highways: $978,000 ($61.80)
    Sewerage: $887,000 ($56.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $630,000 ($39.81)
    Financial Administration: $585,000 ($36.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $573,000 ($36.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $544,000 ($34.38)
    Water Utilities: $458,000 ($28.94)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($8.53)
    Air Transportation: $121,000 ($7.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($1.71)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.95)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $382,000 ($24.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,149,000 ($262.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $316,000 ($19.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($3.98)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($3.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,259,000 ($205.94)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,317,000 ($209.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,901,000 ($120.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $765,000 ($48.34)
    Air Transportation: $125,000 ($7.90)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $427,000 ($26.98)
    All Other: $93,000 ($5.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $900,000 ($56.87)
    Special Assessments: $623,000 ($39.37)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,541,000 ($539.72)
    Liquor Stores: $2,478,000 ($156.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,866,000 ($117.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,326,000 ($83.79)
    All Other: $1,081,000 ($68.31)
    Highways: $116,000 ($7.33)
  • Tax - Property: $3,711,000 ($234.50)
    Other License: $679,000 ($42.91)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,349,000 ($5077.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,035,000 ($4741.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,474,000 ($1420.16)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,336,000 ($1411.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,125,000 ($892.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,811,000 ($556.78)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $138,000 ($8.72)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,122,000 ($70.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,436,000 ($1354.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,201,000 ($1845.24)

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Wright County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.18% ($48,641 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.85% ($36,741)
from Stearns County, MN  0.44% ($41,049)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Wright County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.97% ($46,034 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.73% ($38,121)
to Stearns County, MN  0.35% ($26,963)

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)
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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
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Menards1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Target1
Jimmy John's1True Value2
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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