Buffalo, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 401.
Males: 185  (46.3%)
Females: 216  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43722, 43780.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,715
Buffalo:

$39,715
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,228

Buffalo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,985
Buffalo:

$94,985
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $53,805; detached houses: $52,791

Median gross rent in 2017: $846.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buffalo: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Buffalo, OH (2010)
    • 39498.3%White alone
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Buffalo, Ohio as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo is 335 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (43.5%), German (19.6%), American (15.2%), French (7.6%), Italian (7.6%), Scottish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $631 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (62.0 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (78.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (338.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pleasant City, OH (1.2 miles ),
Senecaville, OH (1.8 miles ),
Byesville, OH (2.0 miles ),
Lore City, OH (2.4 miles ),
Sarahsville, OH (2.8 miles),
Cambridge, OH (2.9 miles ),
Cumberland, OH (2.9 miles ),
Belle Valley, OH (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 81.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Distribution of median household income in Buffalo, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buffalo, OH in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Ohio:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 4.30. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.30
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.435. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.435
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Buffalo place center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 38.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.9 miles away from Buffalo center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from Buffalo center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 176.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.1 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 Guernsey County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Buffalo:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF CAMBRIDGE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • RED CARPET HEALTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF GUERNSEY INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • GUERNSEY COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OHIO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • CAMBRIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-CAMBRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • Muskingum University (about 13 miles; New Concord, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 28 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 49 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Hocking College (about 50 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 51 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 51 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)

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Guernsey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo:

Marital status in Buffalo, OH
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buffalo, OH (based on Guernsey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,46343
Evangelical Protestant4,70341
Catholic2,1124
Black Protestant3052
Other51
Orthodox-1
None26,499-
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: 11
This county:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Guernsey County:

11.3%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Guernsey County:

14.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

4.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Ohio average:

5.23%

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 Muskingum County, OH  0.85% ($37,908 average AGI)
from Noble County, OH  0.46% ($33,900)
from Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($32,357)


4.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Ohio average:

5.51%

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 Muskingum County, OH  0.84% ($36,922 average AGI)
to Noble County, OH  0.53% ($39,210)
to Franklin County, OH  0.39% ($30,817)

Businesses in Buffalo, OH

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WILE (1270 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • W201BD (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWKC (104.9 FM; CALDWELL, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WBIK (92.1 FM; PLEASANT CITY, OH; Owner: DAVID L. WILSON)
  • WILE-FM (97.7 FM; BYESVILLE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMJ (96.7 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCO (90.7 FM; NEW CONCORD, OH; Owner: MUSKINGUM COLLEGE)
  • W233AL (94.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: RIVERSIDE MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Buffalo:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-TV (Channel 18; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO TELEVISION SYSTEM)
  • W16BT (Channel 16; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Buffalo fatal accident list:

Jul 6, 2006 02:29 AM, I-77, Lat: 39.920270, Lon: -81.527380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 1, 2002 03:18 PM, I-77, Lat: 39.911578, Lon: -81.526608, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.4mTotal length
  • 53,315Total average daily traffic
  • 9,464Total average daily truck traffic
  • 65,278Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buffalo, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buffalo, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buffalo, OH
  • 89.6%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buffalo, OH
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Buffalo compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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