Buffalo, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 3,091 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 
Males: 1,305  (42.2%)
Females: 1,786  (57.8%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 65622.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $24,265 (it was $19,632 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$24,265
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,744 (it was $11,942 in 2000)

Buffalo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,130 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$103,130
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,734; detached houses: $118,339

Median gross rent in 2019: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buffalo: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 33.0%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Buffalo, MO (2019)
    • 2,62885.8%White alone
    • 1595.2%American Indian alone
    • 1585.2%Hispanic
    • 642.1%Two or more races
    • 431.4%Asian alone
    • 30.10%Black alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo, Missouri as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo is 79 to 1.


Crime rates in Buffalo by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
1
(32.9)
2
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.9)
1
(29.9)
2
(61.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
1
(32.9)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(330.3)
4
(127.3)
5
(149.8)
7
(209.1)
11
(338.5)
6
(193.9)
4
(129.6)
5
(161.3)
11
(359.0)
5
(165.1)
16
(527.9)
21
(690.1)
11
(359.8)
2
(65.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(1,024)
17
(540.9)
29
(868.8)
35
(1,045)
35
(1,077)
20
(646.2)
37
(1,199)
15
(483.9)
19
(620.1)
21
(693.5)
25
(824.8)
37
(1,216)
14
(458.0)
15
(488.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
138
(4,557)
113
(3,595)
105
(3,146)
124
(3,704)
108
(3,323)
89
(2,876)
118
(3,824)
126
(4,065)
74
(2,415)
107
(3,534)
125
(4,124)
131
(4,305)
99
(3,238)
67
(2,180)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(132.1)
4
(127.3)
4
(119.8)
3
(89.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(129.0)
1
(32.6)
4
(132.1)
11
(362.9)
14
(460.1)
16
(523.4)
11
(358.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(66.1)
2
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(89.6)
3
(92.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index340.5280.9244.2279.3294.5227.5262.8239.0224.2233.5393.6534.0337.6163.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Buffalo, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (24.4%), Irish (12.3%), English (9.8%), German (6.3%), Swedish (3.2%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,406 people per square mile   (low).

Buffalo, Missouri map

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $665 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $690 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (32.8 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (126.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (394.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Halfway, MO (2.8 miles),
Louisburg, MO (2.9 miles),
Bennett Springs, MO (3.8 miles),
Urbana, MO (3.8 miles ),
Goodnight, MO (3.9 miles),
Pleasant Hope, MO (4.0 miles ),
Bolivar, MO (4.2 miles ),
Conway, MO (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.64 N, Longitude: 93.09 W

Area code: 417

Distribution of median household income in Buffalo, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buffalo, MO in 2019
Buffalo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $183,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $254,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $258,700
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $258,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Buffalo, MO residents
Average permit cost in Buffalo, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +199 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in Buffalo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Buffalo, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)

Average climate in Buffalo, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Buffalo city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/29/1991, a category F4 tornado 31.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 521% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 250.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from Buffalo center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from Buffalo center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 289.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO PRAIRIE CARE CENTER (631 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • COLONIAL SPRINGS HEALTHCARE CENTER (750 WEST COOPER, PO BOX 978)

Airports located in Buffalo:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • Southwest Baptist University (about 18 miles; Bolivar, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Evangel University (about 31 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 32 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 32 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 33 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • State Fair Community College (about 74 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 76 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)

Public high school in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO HIGH (Students: 595, Location: 500 W MAIN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO MIDDLE (Students: 607, Location: 1001 W TRUMAN RD, Grades: 5-8)
  • MALLORY ELEM. (Students: 556, Location: 315 S HICKORY, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Buffalo

Library in Buffalo:

  • DALLAS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $159,905; Location: 219 WEST MAIN STREET; 24,227 books; 1,087 audio materials; 1,955 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buffalo: Buffalo City Fire and Rescue (A), Buffalo Rural Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Elkins & Associates LLC (906 W Dallas St), Goodnite Inn (South Hwy 65), Comfort Inn (1400 West Dallas Street), Comfort Inn Buffalo (1400 West Dallas), Log Inn (967 Maple Street), Family Inn Motel & Apartments (Highway 65).

Court: Dallas County - Circuit Court Probate & Associate Division (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Louis Brownlow - Political scientist, Hugh Alexander (baseball) - Baseball player.

Dallas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BUFFALO (Population served: 3,084, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Buffalo in 2010:

  • 154 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Buffalo in 2000:

  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Buffalo (2011 data):

  • O'Bannon Banking Company: O'bannon Banking Company at 119 South Maple, branch established on 1905/11/20; Buffalo Branch at 1347 S. Ash Street, branch established on 1999/04/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.2 mil, Deposits: $130.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Buffalo Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Buffalo Branch at 1200 West Dallas Street, branch established on 1980/11/24. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Bank of Urbana: Buffalo Branch at 1108 South Ash Street, branch established on 1996/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.8 mil, Deposits: $135.7 mil, headquarters in Urbana, MO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Urbana, Inc.
  • Great Southern Bank: 919 West Dallas Branch at 919 West Dallas, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo:

Marital status in Buffalo, MO
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Buffalo
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buffalo, MO (based on Dallas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,72226
Mainline Protestant6583
Catholic1291
Other91
None11,259-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Dallas County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dallas County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Dallas County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

30.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dallas County:

13.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.4%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.9%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Buffalo:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buffalo:

19.8%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Buffalo:

11.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Buffalo:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Buffalo:

40.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Buffalo:

79.9%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buffalo, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,446$32,8920$0
Water Supply 4$9,211$27,6330$0
Streets and Highways 4$9,258$27,7740$0
Financial Administration 2$7,161$42,9660$0
Sewerage 2$6,072$36,4320$0
Firefighters 1$2,046$24,5524$1,539
Police - Other 1$2,046$24,5520$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$950
Totals for Government 20$52,239$31,3435$2,489

Buffalo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $179,000 ($57.91)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $505,000 ($163.38)
    Water Utilities: $450,000 ($145.58)
    Police Protection: $333,000 ($107.73)
    Central Staff Services: $273,000 ($88.32)
    Regular Highways: $200,000 ($64.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000 ($49.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($9.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($5.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($42.38)

Buffalo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $604,000 ($195.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $370,000 ($119.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($5.50)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.32)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $379,000 ($122.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000 ($41.41)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,258,000 ($406.99)
    Property: $130,000 ($42.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $86,000 ($27.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000 ($2.91)

Buffalo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,280,000 ($1061.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,985,000 ($965.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000 ($95.44)

7.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greene County, MO  2.34% ($37,667 average AGI)
from Polk County, MO  0.56% ($30,935)
from Webster County, MO  0.54% ($22,067)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greene County, MO  2.03% ($36,279 average AGI)
to Polk County, MO  0.64% ($38,657)
to Laclede County, MO  0.55% ($25,800)
Businesses in Buffalo, MO
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMRF (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)
  • KYOO (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLWT (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF LEBANON, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • KBFL (99.9 FM; BUFFALO, MO; Owner: MEYER-BALDRIDGE, INC.)
  • KJEL (103.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXR (101.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: STEREO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGBX-FM (105.9 FM; NIXA, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYOO-FM (99.1 FM; HALF WAY, MO; Owner: KYOO COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KWFC (89.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KTOZ-FM (95.5 FM; PLEASANT HOPE, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXUS (97.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTTK (90.7 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: LEBANON EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KSCV (90.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLQ (107.9 FM; LEBANON, MO; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF LEBANON, INC.)
  • K265DR (100.9 FM; BOLIVAR, MO; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKLH (104.7 FM; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buffalo:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWBS-LP (Channel 56; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64FQ (Channel 64; LEBANON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K68EL (Channel 68; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K15CZ (Channel 15; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
Buffalo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Buffalo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 62.6mTotal length
  • $2,187,000Total costs
  • 97,646Total average daily traffic
  • 23,691Total average daily truck traffic
  • 177,237Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buffalo, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buffalo, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buffalo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 140 E Dallas (Lat: 37.639750 Lon: -93.092306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WPUL310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.730 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 154.325 MHz, 154.965 MHz, 154.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2002, Expiration Date: 09/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Certifier: James E Mc Intire, Registrant: L & B Electronics, Eldon, MO 65026, Phone: (573) 392-7554, Fax: (573) 392-1405, Email:
  • 608 S Ash St (Lat: 37.643889 Lon: -93.092222), Call Sign: WPXK947,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, 468.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2003, Expiration Date: 04/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2013, Certifier: William F Mcgeehan Jr., Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • 1210 South Ash Hwy 65 (Lat: 37.630500 Lon: -93.104056), Call Sign: WQAS234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2004, Expiration Date: 07/27/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2014, Certifier: Amy Lower, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Corner Of Hwy H & M, Station 2 (Lat: 37.515833 Lon: -93.036944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQDW633,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.325 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2015, Expiration Date: 11/16/2025, Certifier: Neil W Mitchell, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • Lat: 37.644167 Lon: -93.097806, Call Sign: WQNL288,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.690 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2021, Expiration Date: 03/11/2031, Certifier: Theron Becker, Registrant: Rayfield Communications, Inc., 2018 W. Woodland, Springfield, MO 65807, Phone: (417) 887-4663, Fax: (417) 887-1434, Email:
  • BUFFALO, Se Cor Of Pine St And Lincoln St (Lat: 37.642222 Lon: -93.093056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WRMF245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.562 MHz, 464.212 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2021, Expiration Date: 03/30/2031, Certifier: Bruce Short, Registrant: Radiophone Engineering, 534 W Walnut St, Springfield, MO 65806, Phone: (417) 862-6653, Email:
  • Lat: 37.589889 Lon: -93.141806, Call Sign: WRMR463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2021, Expiration Date: 05/21/2031, Certifier: Gerald Knight, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fire incidents - 68 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Buffalo, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.5%), and Outside Fires (41.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buffalo, MO
    • 17741.5%Structure Fires
    • 17741.5%Outside Fires
    • 5312.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo, MO
Most common first names in Buffalo, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7775.3 years
William7777.3 years
James6475.0 years
Mary5781.1 years
Charles4677.5 years
George3877.2 years
Robert3873.1 years
Frank2573.9 years
Ruby2479.8 years
Ethel2389.0 years
Most common last names in Buffalo, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4276.0 years
Williams2979.2 years
Miller2877.8 years
Owens2376.2 years
Johnson2377.2 years
Evans2173.8 years
Wilson2176.9 years
Brown2179.3 years
Davis2181.2 years
Hill1874.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buffalo, MO
  • 66.4%Electricity
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buffalo, MO
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 13.9%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Buffalo compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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