New Buffalo, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 1,878 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 891  (47.5%)
Females: 987  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49117.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,359 (it was $41,658 in 2000)
New Buffalo:

$47,359
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,380 (it was $24,440 in 2000)

New Buffalo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $249,124 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
New Buffalo:

$249,124
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $194,327; Detached houses: $200,204; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,119; In 2-unit structures: $174,413; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,324; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $360,456; Mobile homes: $57,902

Median gross rent in 2016: $847.

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  • Races in New Buffalo, MI (2010)

    New Buffalo races chart
    • 1,72891.8%White alone
    • 834.4%Hispanic
    • 271.4%Black alone
    • 241.3%Two or more races
    • 90.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New Buffalo: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), Polish (10.4%), American (9.4%), Lithuanian (6.8%), Irish (6.0%), Czech (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.42 square miles.

Population density: 777 people per square mile   (low).

New Buffalo,MI real estate house value index trend

New Buffalo, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in New Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Buffalo city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

129 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.8% Oceania, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

7.3%
Michigan:

6.4%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in New Buffalo, Michigan as of May 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in New Buffalo to the number of sex offenders is 254 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,868 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,847 (0.8%)

New Buffalo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (26.6 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (48.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grand Beach, MI (1.6 miles ), Michiana, MI (2.0 miles) , Michiana Shores, IN (2.1 miles ), Long Beach, IN (2.5 miles ), Three Oaks, MI (2.6 miles ), Pottawattamie Park, IN (2.8 miles ), Trail Creek, IN (2.9 miles ), Michigan City, IN (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $269,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $361,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $329,800
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $244,200
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $514,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 86.75 W

Area code: 269

New Buffalo household income distribution New Buffalo home values distribution

Crime rates in New Buffalo by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2012 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0100220200
per 100,000 0.046.10.00.082.382.10.0106.10.00.0
Robberies 0000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.040.80.00.00.0
Assaults 4120320102
per 100,000 179.846.190.60.0123.582.10.053.10.0106.7
Burglaries 14132616251344
per 100,000 629.246.1135.988.1247.0657.11,020.8689.7213.1213.3
Theft 82161638354563484023
per 100,000 3,685.4737.3724.61,674.01,440.91,848.02,572.52,546.42,131.11,226.7
Auto thefts 5213104201
per 100,000 224.792.245.3132.241.20.0163.3106.10.053.3
Arson 0000011103
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.041.140.853.10.0160.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.0) 198.569.748.783.7168.8202.1199.7254.1100.289.6

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Crime rate in New Buffalo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.73
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -136 (-5.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in New Buffalo, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the New Buffalo city center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from New Buffalo center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from the city 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 289.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from New Buffalo center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.7 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 Berrien County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Buffalo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Buffalo:

  • BEACH CLIFF LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • RED OAKS REHABILITATION AND CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • VNA HOMECARE, PRIVATE DUTY AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • ARBORS AT MICHIGAN CITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF INDIANA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • ST ANTHONY MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTERS/HHC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)

Amtrak station:

NEW BUFFALO (WHITAKER & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near New Buffalo:

  • 15 miles: Donald C. Cook 1 and 2 in Bridgman, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Buffalo:

  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 17 miles; Westville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,682)
  • Andrews University (about 24 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 27 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Valparaiso University (about 28 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 28 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 29 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 35 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

Public high school in New Buffalo:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Buffalo:

Private elementary/middle school in New Buffalo:

  • ST MARY OF THE LAKE SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 704 W MERCHANT ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in New Buffalo

Library in New Buffalo:

  • NEW BUFFALO TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $288,594; Location: 33 NORTH THOMPSON STREET; 40,362 books; 1,669 audio materials; 888 video materials; 140 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in New Buffalo: Skippers Landing (A), Lake Michigan Yacht Club (B), Oselkas Snug Harbor Marina (C), New Buffalo Station (D), New Buffalo City Hall (E), New Buffalo Police Department (F), New Buffalo Public Library (G), New Buffalo Railroad Museum (H), New Buffalo City Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Buffalo include: Saint John United Church of the Cross (A), Bible Baptist Church (B), Living Way Foursquare Church (C), Saint Mary of the Lake Church (D), United Methodist Church (E), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pine Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Edgewood Motel (18716 La Porte Road), Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce (530 South Whittaker Street).

Hotels: Buffalo Motel (18373 USHighway 12), All Suites Inn New Buffalo (231 East Buffalo Street), Best Western Plaza Hotel (18800 La Porte Road), Harbor Grand Hotel (111 West Water Street), Gordon Beach Inn (16220 Lakeshore Road), Comfort Inn Plaza (11539 Obrien Court), Barickman Bruce (19021 USHighway 12), Grand Beach Motel (19021 West U South 12), Edgewood Motel (18716 La Porte Road).

Berrien County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.4. This is about average.

City:

86.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.9%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

New Buffalo, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in New Buffalo (2011 data):

  • Horizon Bank, National Association: Alliance Bking Branch at 500 West Buffalo Street, branch established on 1991/07/19. Info updated 2010/06/29: Bank assets: $1,546.9 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Michigan City, IN, positive income, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: New Buffalo Branch at 1 West Buffalo Street, branch established on 1946/11/25. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • New Buffalo Savings Bank, A FSB: New Buffalo Savings Bank, A Fsb at 45 North Whittaker St, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $90.3 mil, Deposits: $69.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Michigan average:

10.9

New Buffalo travel time to work - commute New Buffalo mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for New Buffalo city (based on Berrien County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,679141
Catholic17,23111
Mainline Protestant10,53852
Black Protestant6,43721
Other4,72720
Orthodox1001
None83,101-
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: 41
Berrien County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Berrien County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Berrien County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
Here:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Berrien County:

29.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Buffalo:

48.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
New Buffalo:

53.4%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
New Buffalo:

75.9%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Buffalo, MI 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
Financial Administration 2$7,528$45,1681$2,250
Other Government Administration 4$18,325$54,9755$829
Police Protection - Officers 7$32,019$54,8902$3,778
Police - Other 1$2,108$25,2960$0
Firefighters 0$0 13$2,248
Streets and Highways 4$13,273$39,8190$0
Sewerage 1$4,353$52,2360$0
Water Supply 4$17,849$53,5470$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$9,068
Totals for Government 23$95,455$49,80325$18,173

New Buffalo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $780,000 ($415.34)
    Water Utilities: $577,000 ($307.24)
    Police Protection: $500,000 ($266.24)
    Sewerage: $401,000 ($213.53)
    Health Services - Other: $342,000 ($182.11)
    Central Staff Services: $203,000 ($108.09)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($67.63)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($60.70)
    Fire Protection: $96,000 ($51.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $63,000 ($33.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($18.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($104.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $4,000 ($2.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $268,000 ($142.71)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($78.27)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($20.23)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($7.99)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $928,000 ($494.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($12.25)

New Buffalo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $267,000 ($142.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $180,000 ($95.85)
    All Other: $149,000 ($79.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($22.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($7.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($47.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $82,000 ($43.66)
    Special Assessments: $68,000 ($36.21)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $886,000 ($471.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $243,000 ($129.39)
    Highways: $194,000 ($103.30)
  • Tax - Property: $1,396,000 ($743.34)
    NEC: $56,000 ($29.82)

New Buffalo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $365,000 ($194.36)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,160,000 ($1682.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,135,000 ($1669.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($159.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($34.61)
    Other, NEC: $25,000 ($13.31)

New Buffalo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,340,000 ($713.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,042,000 ($554.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $68,000 ($36.21)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Joseph County, IN  0.40% ($33,983 average AGI)
from Van Buren County, MI  0.36% ($25,888)
from Cass County, MI  0.35% ($26,766)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.07%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.44% ($30,228 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, MI  0.39% ($25,451)
to Cass County, MI  0.34% ($30,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Buffalo:

  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5 kW; BENTON HARBOR-ST. JO, MI; Owner: WHFB B/CST ASSOCIATES LTD PARTNERSHP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Buffalo:

  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • W203AJ (88.5 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: MICHIGAN CITY FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W295AF (106.9 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; BRIDGMAN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around New Buffalo:

  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
New Buffalo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


New Buffalo fatal accident list:

Oct 7, 2001 08:04 PM, I-94, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 26, 1997 12:50 AM, Sand Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 1982 09:26 PM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 1977 11:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • 30,035Total average daily traffic
  • 1,477Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in New Buffalo, MI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PAPPAS CLYDE G FP-404 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1210T , Serial Number: 4181, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Clyde G Pappas, 217 W Clay St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1306E , Serial Number: 7AC4867, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Wm Hickman, Riviera Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2771T , Serial Number: D-8487, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1983
    Registrant (Individual): James S Kleine, 19745 Lakeside Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3230R , Serial Number: CE-1173, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Irwin Berg, 3855 Lake Shore Dr, New Buffalo, MI 49117
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6483P , Serial Number: 24-1601, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Lee, 52 Apache Trail, New Buffalo, MI 49117
  • Aircraft: BRYAN HP-11-A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 661H , Serial Number: 67, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1980
    Registrant (Individual): James L Maroney, 506 Lake Dr, New Buffalo, MI 49117

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$134,7408$278,00634$255,0681$635,00025$301,1171$81,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$211,2302$272,2200$02$274,4750$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$309,9209$273,6390$04$340,3880$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$318,4904$217,2730$03$250,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$180,6200$01$321,0200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$254,8601$132,2101$146,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$165,7300$01$107,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • O'BRIEN INN AND RESORT (Population served: 98, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - New Buffalo

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Buffalo, Michigan:

  • Comfort Inn New Buffalo, 11539 O'brien Ct, New Buffalo, Michigan 49117 , Phone: (269) 469-4440, Fax: (269) 469-5972
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Buffalo, 11500 Holiday Dr, New Buffalo, Michigan 49117 , Phone: (269) 469-1400, Fax: (269) 469-8463
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites, 11400 Holiday Dr, New Buffalo, Michigan 49117 , Phone: (269) 586-2222, Fax: (269) 586-2221
  • Comfort Inn, 18830 Hbr Country Rd, New buffalo, Michigan 49117 , Phone: (269) 469-3345, Fax: (269) 469-9514
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Buffalo, Michigan

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in New Buffalo, MI
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
FedEx2Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Marriott1UPS1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

New Buffalo compared to Michigan state average:

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

New Buffalo on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (population 500+)"
There are 11 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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