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Population in 2012: 4,625 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 

Males: 2,265  (49.0%)
Females: 2,360  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82834.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,750 (it was $29,392 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$53,750
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,078

Buffalo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $194,311 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$194,311
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $188,287; Detached houses: $197,366; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,893; In 2-unit structures: $214,949; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,401; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $618,177; Mobile homes: $51,555

Median gross rent in 2012: $601.

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  • White alone - 4,279 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 159 (3.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buffalo: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (16.9%), English (13.3%), United States (7.0%), Danish (2.7%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4650 feet

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,310 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

133 residents are foreign born (0.5% Africa).

This city:  2.9%
Wyoming:  2.7%



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo, Wyoming as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Buffalo to the number of sex offenders is 210 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,253 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,154 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (134.0 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (331.8 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (801.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Story, WY (4.3 miles ), Clearmont, WY (5.1 miles) , Big Horn, WY (5.2 miles) , Meadow Lark Lake, WY (5.3 miles) , Sheridan, WY (5.8 miles ), Arvada, WY (5.9 miles) , Ten Sleep, WY (6.5 miles ), Kaycee, WY (6.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.35 N, Longitude: 106.70 W

Area code: 307

Buffalo household income distribution Buffalo home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Buffalo by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.021.3
Rapes 300000200001
per 100,000 76.80.00.00.00.00.043.80.00.00.00.021.3
Robberies 010010000000
per 100,000 0.025.40.00.023.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 9716152016262712151812
per 100,000 230.5177.7389.8351.7467.4368.8569.4575.7242.7292.8389.4255.8
Burglaries 2737212610156112024127
per 100,000 691.4939.3511.6609.6233.7345.8131.4234.5404.4468.5259.6149.2
Thefts 102133129102101835892666285100
per 100,000 2612.03376.53142.52391.62360.41913.31270.31961.61334.71210.21839.02131.7
Auto thefts 141133756410642
per 100,000 358.5279.373.170.3163.6115.3131.485.3202.2117.186.542.6
Arson 200100100112
per 100,000 51.20.00.023.40.00.021.90.00.019.521.642.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 300.7277.0255.1222.9233.3191.1228.2225.5152.3155.1183.6218.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
US average:

3.00

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Buffalo, Wyoming accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Buffalo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1959, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the Buffalo city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/9/1977, a category F1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from Buffalo center
On 10/19/1996 at 13:27:57, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/25/1993 at 03:44:15, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/31/1992 at 01:40:14, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from Buffalo center
On 11/16/1993 at 07:26:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers in Buffalo:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 497 WEST LOTT)
  • AMIE HOLT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 497 W LOTT)

Political contributions by individuals in Buffalo, WY

Airports located in Buffalo:

  • Johnson County Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 100, Itinerant Ops: 5,000, Local Ops: 7,500, Military Ops: 50)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • Casper College (about 107 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,078)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 134 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Black Hills State University (about 141 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • University of Wyoming (about 218 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Montana State University (about 232 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 245 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 256 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)

Public high school in Buffalo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Buffalo:

Private elementary/middle school in Buffalo:

  • LEARNING TREE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 820 W FETTERMAN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Buffalo:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $517,902; Location: 171 NORTH ADAMS; 55,400 books; 4,837 audio materials; 2,574 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Official Buffalo Wyoming City Government Web Site is at cityofbuffalo.vcn.com.

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Notable locations in Buffalo: Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department (A), Johnson County Fire Control District 1 (B), Bighorn National Forest Powder River Ranger District Fire Engine Crew (C), Buffalo - Johnson County Emergency Medical Services (D), Johnson County Search and Rescue (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Buffalo: Prosinski Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum (100 Fort Street), Triple Three Ranch (Amusement & Theme Parks; 333 French Creek Road), Sports Lure Travel Adventures (Tours & Charters; 66 South Main Street), Bear Track Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 8885 USHighway 16 West), Little Big Horn Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 28759 Old Highway 87), W F O Racing & Repair (Tours & Charters; 172 US Highway 16 E).

Hotels: Motel 6 (100 Flatiron Drive), Blue Gables Motel (662 North Main Street), Z-Bar Motel (Bv) (626 Fort St), Comfort Inn Buffalo (65 US 16 East), Best Western Crossroads Inn (75 North Bypass), Rodeway Inn Buffalo (333 East Hart Street), Super 8 Buffalo WY (655 East Hart Street), Wyoming Motel (610 East Hart Street), Arrowhead Motel (749 Fort Street).

Court: Johnson County Government - Clerk Of District Court (76 North Main Street).

 
Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 PM10 PM2.5 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.8. This is about average.
City:

37.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.75
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 38.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

38.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.56. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.56
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.275. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.334

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

BUFFALO, CITY OF (Population served: 3625, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2006), Fed FAO issued (FEB-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (FEB-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2005), Fed FAO issued (FEB-21-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1998
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WHITE BUFFALO BAR (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BALD MOUNTAIN TRAILER COURT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PARADISE GUEST RANCH (Population served: 120, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1998
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SOUTH FORK MTN RESORT, LLC (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PINES LODGE (Population served: 40, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2004. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2001. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2001. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-24-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2001. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2001), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-24-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2001. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2001), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-24-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
BIGHORN MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and NOV-20-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2000)
POWDER RIVER PLAZA (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo that have no violations reported:

  • DEER PARK MHP & CG (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE STOP (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.1%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Buffalo, WY

41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Buffalo in 2000:

  • 50 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Buffalo compared to Wyoming state average:

Buffalo, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Buffalo (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Buffalo: The First National Bank Of Buffalo at 141 South Main Street, branch established on 1885/02/02. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $216.0 mil, Deposits: $195.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First National Buffalo Bankshares, Inc.
  • Buffalo Federal Savings Bank: at 106 Fort Street, branch established on 1936/05/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $143.1 mil, Deposits: $128.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • First Interstate Bank: Buffalo Branch at 40 East Hart Street, branch established on 1979/05/31. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • ANB Bank: Wyoming Bank And Trust Company/Branc at 99 South Main Street, branch established on 1906/03/31. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo, Wyoming:

  • Ho Jo Inn, PO Box 639, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-2256
  • Comfort Inn Buffalo, 65 Us Hwy 16 E, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-9564, Fax: (307) 684-9564
  • Super 8 Motel, 655 E Hart St, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-2531, Fax: (307) 684-7954
  • Motel 6, 100 Flat Iron Dr, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-7000
  • Best Western Cross Roads Inn, 75 North Byp Rd, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-2256, Fax: (307) 684-2256
  • Days Inn, 333 E Hart St, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-2219, Fax: (888) 510-2470
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 106 E Hwy 16, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-9900, Fax: (307) 684-2452
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 85 Us Hwy 16 E, Buffalo, WY 82834 , Phone: (307) 684-8899, Fax: (307) 684-2626
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo, Wyoming

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Buffalo travel time to work - commute


Buffalo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Buffalo city (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.42%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents41.7%10.9%9.8%7.0%6.3%
Congregations17.6%11.8%11.8%5.9%5.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents6.3%5.7%3.8%3.7%4.6%
Congregations5.9%11.8%5.9%5.9%17.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Johnson County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Johnson County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Johnson County:

9.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

20.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,168$50,0160$0
Other Government Administration 5$13,916$33,3985$2,450
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,454
Police Protection - Officers 10$37,332$44,7980$0
Police - Other 9$22,644$30,1920$0
Streets and Highways 6$25,470$50,9400$0
Solid Waste Management 4$12,182$36,5460$0
Sewerage 1$4,486$53,8320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,902$46,8240$0
Water Supply 6$21,550$43,1000$0
Totals for Government 43$145,650$40,6478$4,904

Buffalo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,874,000 ($837.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($26.38)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($3.24)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,043,000 ($225.51)
    Regular Highways: $603,000 ($130.38)
    Water Utilities: $516,000 ($111.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $334,000 ($72.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000 ($52.32)
    Sewerage: $192,000 ($41.51)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($33.95)
    Electric Utilities: $139,000 ($30.05)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($22.92)
    Health - Other: $92,000 ($19.89)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($16.43)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($13.62)
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000 ($12.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $54,000 ($11.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($9.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($8.00)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($1.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $124,000 ($26.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000 ($21.62)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($14.05)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,584,000 ($342.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $187,000 ($40.43)

Buffalo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($83.24)
    Sewerage: $281,000 ($60.76)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($16.86)
    All Other: $23,000 ($4.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($3.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,547,000 ($334.49)
    All Other: $75,000 ($16.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $253,000 ($54.70)
    Rents: $39,000 ($8.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($2.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $946,000 ($204.54)
    Electric Utilities: $139,000 ($30.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,643,000 ($571.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,874,000 ($405.19)
    All Other: $235,000 ($50.81)
    Highways: $79,000 ($17.08)
  • Tax - Property: $289,000 ($62.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $206,000 ($44.54)
    Other License: $68,000 ($14.70)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $29,000 ($6.27)
    NEC: $24,000 ($5.19)

Buffalo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,193,000 ($1339.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,697,000 ($1015.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,555,000 ($336.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($12.76)

Buffalo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,999,000 ($648.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,990,000 ($1078.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,517,000 ($328.00)

10.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.61%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

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:
from Sheridan County, WY  1.51% ($28,744 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.53% ($49,267)
from Campbell County, WY  0.46% ($39,923)


8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

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:
to Sheridan County, WY  1.15% ($55,781 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.61% ($34,294)
to Campbell County, WY  0.58% ($36,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • KBBS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • KSLW-LP (99.5 FM; BUFFLO, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF BUFFALO)
  • K269DE (101.7 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • K220DK (91.9 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KBUW (90.5 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLGT-FM1 (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KSUW (91.3 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLGT (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KYTI (93.7 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KZWY (94.9 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Buffalo, Wyoming:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Wyoming average:
  • Fatal accident count: 67
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 94
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 74
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 169
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Buffalo fatal accident list:

Jun 18, 2011 11:17 PM, W Fetterman St, Alley, Lat: 44.346625, Lon: -106.69945833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 17, 2008 04:44 PM, Us-16, Main St, Lat: 44.348214, Lon: -106.699014, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buffalo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Buffalo, WY)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buffalo)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Buffalo


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo, WY

Most common first names in Buffalo, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6377.1 years
John6175.8 years
Robert4271.8 years
Charles3878.7 years
James3675.8 years
George3575.3 years
Mary3383.0 years
Helen2883.5 years
Dorothy2279.7 years
Margaret2282.4 years
Most common last names in Buffalo, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4076.5 years
Johnson2576.5 years
Anderson1581.1 years
Jones1375.7 years
Taylor1284.0 years
Long1279.0 years
Williams1277.4 years
Ross1271.2 years
Cook1180.3 years
Adams1088.5 years
Businesses in Buffalo, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1Motel 61
Decora Cabinetry1Nike1
FedEx3Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1RadioShack1
Hardee's1Super 81
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Paul Trpkovski (13)
  • Joseph Francis St. Pierre (2)
  • Shelly Ann St. Pierre (2)
  • George M. Elsom (2)
  • Daniel A. Hengel (1)
  • George R. Price (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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