For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:
For population 15 years and over in Buffalo town:
72 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $225 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (139.3 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (322.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: May, OK (4.1 miles) , Rosston, OK (4.1 miles) , Laverne, OK (4.2 miles ), Fort Supply, OK (4.3 miles ), Gate, OK (4.9 miles) , Englewood, KS (4.9 miles) , Ashland, KS (5.0 miles ), West Woods, OK (5.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.84 N, Longitude: 99.63 W
Area code: 580
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Crime in Buffalo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -122 (-9.2%).
Work and jobs in Buffalo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buffalo, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the Buffalo town center killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.
On 5/15/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from Buffalo center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 1.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from Buffalo center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Harper County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: WWW.BUFFALOOK.NET
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Library in Buffalo:
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 38.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.56. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.275. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo and their reported violations in the past:BUFFALO (Population served: 1200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:HARPER CO WATER CORP (Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.3%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
43 people in nursing homes
Buffalo compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Buffalo (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Buffalo (based on Harper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Buffalo government finances in 2002:
8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,402 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,857 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Buffalo fatal accident list:
Mar 17, 2005 00:20 AM, East Brule, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buffalo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Buffalo, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Buffalo, OK