For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:
For population 15 years and over in Buffalo CDP:
31 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $503 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (41.1 miles , pop. 56,002).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (58.6 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (511.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Union, SC (1.7 miles ), West Springs, SC (2.1 miles ), Monarch Mill, SC (2.2 miles ), Jonesville, SC (2.8 miles ), Cross Keys, SC (3.0 miles ), Lockhart, SC (3.6 miles) , Pacolet, SC (3.7 miles ), Central Pacolet, SC (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.72 N, Longitude: 81.68 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 864
Work and jobs in Buffalo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buffalo, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Buffalo place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from Buffalo center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Buffalo center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Don Reno - Musician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Buffalo:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:
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Public elementary/middle school in Buffalo:
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.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.9% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Buffalo compared to South Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Buffalo (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,053 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:
4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,294 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buffalo)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: