Buffalo, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 1,262 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 639  (50.7%)
Females: 623  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25033, 25082.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,763 (it was $26,481 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$38,763
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,806 (it was $14,005 in 2000)

Buffalo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,936 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$92,936
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,874; detached houses: $166,567; mobile homes: $69,922

Median gross rent in 2017: $470.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buffalo: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
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  • Races in Buffalo, WV (2010)
    • 1,20097.1%White alone
    • 131.1%Two or more races
    • 90.7%Hispanic
    • 60.5%Black alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo, West Virginia as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo is 430 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (50.3%), English (19.7%), Italian (3.7%), Irish (2.7%), German (2.3%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 893 people per square mile   (low).

Buffalo, West Virginia map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $765 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $601 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (26.4 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (109.3 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Eleanor, WV (2.5 miles ),
Winfield, WV (2.7 miles ),
Hometown, WV (2.9 miles ),
Leon, WV (3.0 miles),
Bancroft, WV (3.2 miles ),
Apple Grove, WV (3.3 miles ),
Teays Valley, WV (3.5 miles ),
Hurricane, WV (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.62 N, Longitude: 81.98 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Buffalo, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buffalo, WV in 2017
Buffalo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in Buffalo, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Buffalo, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Buffalo, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Buffalo, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 30.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 5.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.32
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Buffalo town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.3 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 near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 215.7 miles away from Buffalo center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.0 miles away from Buffalo center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from Buffalo 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 Putnam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Buffalo:

  • TEAYS VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • PUTNAM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • FMC - HURRICANE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • COVENANT HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SCOTT DEPOT, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • West Virginia State University (about 21 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 28 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 49 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 50 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Shawnee State University (about 56 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Hocking College (about 59 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)

Public high school in Buffalo:

Public elementary/middle school in Buffalo:

  • BUFFALO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: RT. 2 BOX 93, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Buffalo

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • closest doctors office Health Care Leon and Buffalo
  • TOYOTA HAS A BIG MANUFACTURING PLANT HERE THAT EMPLOYEES ALOT OF LOCAL PEOPLE. AFTER YEARS OF INACTIVITY BUFFALO IS BEGINNING TO COME TO LIVE.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buffalo: Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department (A), Buffalo Town Hall (B), Buffalo Branch Putnam County Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Buffalo: Buffalo Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Buffalo Memorial Park (1), Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Cross Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
12 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo:

Marital status in Buffalo, WV
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Buffalo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buffalo, WV (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,84624
Evangelical Protestant7,31945
Catholic1,1762
Other5643
None37,581-
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: 10
Putnam County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Putnam County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Putnam County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

31.1%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Putnam County:

10.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Buffalo:

49.3%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buffalo:

44.3%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Buffalo:

28.9
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buffalo:

22.3%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Buffalo:

6.6%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

31.0%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Buffalo:

75.7%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buffalo, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$720
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$720

Buffalo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $173,000 ($137.08)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($51.51)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($45.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($4.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($6.34)

Buffalo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($7.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($7.92)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000 ($65.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $66,000 ($52.30)
    Property: $62,000 ($49.13)
    Other: $21,000 ($16.64)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.79)

Buffalo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $444,000 ($351.82)

6.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

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 Kanawha County, WV  3.00% ($49,738 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.88% ($45,084)
from Mason County, WV  0.21% ($31,652)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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 Kanawha County, WV  2.35% ($44,780 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.82% ($37,135)
to Mason County, WV  0.17% ($54,568)

Businesses in Buffalo, WV

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEF (98.3 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buffalo:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Buffalo, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count3346
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4784
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1014
  • Fatalities3785
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents8275
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents135
See more detailed statistics of Buffalo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 459ft / 140mTotal length
  • $3,100,000Total costs
  • 45,065Total average daily traffic
  • 4,259Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,645Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buffalo, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buffalo, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Miles East Of Route 62 (Lat: 38.586194 Lon: -81.983750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPMA904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2018, Expiration Date: 05/08/2028, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • TOYOTA MOTOR MFG., 1 Sugar Maple Lane (Lat: 38.595000 Lon: -81.993778), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRAH373,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.775 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2017, Expiration Date: 11/16/2027, Certifier: John Adkins, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BUFFALO, Cross Creek Ridge Road Lot #2 (Lat: 38.588139 Lon: -81.981611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WPNG841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10557.5 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • ATC TOWER, 3300 N Of Us Hwy 35 And Honeycutt Run (Lat: 38.600556 Lon: -82.006389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQWX537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2025, Certifier: Daniel Pawley, Registrant: Mpx Inc, 600 Willowbrook Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, Phone: (585) 413-2292, Email:
  • TOYOTA PLANT, 1 Sugar Maple Ln (Lat: 38.596778 Lon: -81.993917), Type: Building, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQWX538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2025, Certifier: Daniel Pawley, Registrant: Mpx Inc, 600 Willowbrook Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, Phone: (585) 413-2292, Email:
  • 67321, 3300 N Of Us Hwy 35 & Honeycutt Run (Lat: 38.600556 Lon: -82.006389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: WQYL489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2016, Expiration Date: 10/31/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • ANB1587, 1199 18 Mile Creek Rd (Lat: 38.622972 Lon: -81.955139), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WRDB575, Licensee ID: L01609726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 03/20/2019, Expiration Date: 03/20/2029, Certifier: Kyle Quillen, Registrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1445A , Serial Number: 18-1832, Year manufactured: 1952, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene A Robinson, Box 157, Buffalo, WV 25033
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 19695 , Serial Number: 17260677, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Cummings, 7523 18 Mile Creek Rd, Buffalo, WV 25033
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96964 , Serial Number: 9264, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene A Robinson, Po Box 157, Buffalo, WV 25033

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$96,9103$125,627
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$134,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$67,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$62,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buffalo, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buffalo, WV - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 46 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Buffalo, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.7%), and Outside Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buffalo, WV
    • 10851.7%Structure Fires
    • 6631.6%Outside Fires
    • 2411.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 115.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo, WV
Most common first names in Buffalo, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1776.8 years
James1665.8 years
John1673.8 years
Charles1474.6 years
George1082.2 years
Mary1081.5 years
David956.3 years
Donald769.7 years
Helen777.9 years
Robert765.7 years
Most common last names in Buffalo, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whittington2373.8 years
Higginbotham2175.0 years
Martin2077.1 years
Craig2068.1 years
Stover1168.3 years
Young1076.5 years
Smith1078.8 years
Davis1074.6 years
Dunn976.6 years
Casto965.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buffalo, WV
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buffalo, WV
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas


Buffalo compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Duane Lee Bennett (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.