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Buffalo township, IA map Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 560 (all rural)
Males: 277  (49.5%)
Females: 283  (50.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 560 (453 owner occupied, 107 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

28%


Races in Buffalo township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.7%
  • Black: 1.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 2.7%

Median age of males: 36.0
Median age of females: 33.8

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Average household size: 2.72

Buffalo township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.24

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,288 ($28,990 in 1999)
This township:

$35,288
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $299 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $463)
Here:

$299
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $59,432 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Buffalo township:

$59,432
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,493 - $139,326

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $116,562
Here:

$116,562
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $2,406,374
Here:

$2,406,374
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $8,704
Here:

$8,704
State:

$128,390

Mobile homes: $64,544
Here:

$64,544
State:

$29,315
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

27.4%
Whole state:

9.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

8.4%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Aurora, Stanley.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Buffalo Grove (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Spangler Cemetery (1), Stanley Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: East Branch Buffalo Creek (A), West Branch Buffalo Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Buffalo township: Jakway Forest County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

67% of Buffalo township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Iowa.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 681
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 52
  • South: 420
  • West: 25

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Buffalo township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 341
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 7
  • Mobile homes: 126

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,800


Housing units in Buffalo township with a mortgage: 58 (0 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 150

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 20
  • 1995 to 1998: 79
  • 1990 to 1994: 27
  • 1980 to 1989: 109
  • 1970 to 1979: 87
  • 1960 to 1969: 71
  • 1950 to 1959: 25
  • 1940 to 1949: 30
  • 1939 or earlier: 38

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Buffalo township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 47
  • 5 rooms: 80
  • 6 rooms: 81
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 21

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 32
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buffalo township:

  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 177
  • 4 bedrooms: 57
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 15
  • 3 bedrooms: 64
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Buffalo township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 33
  • 1 vehicle: 112
  • 2 vehicles: 106
  • 3 vehicles: 49
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Buffalo township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 62
  • 2 vehicles: 22
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (7%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Machinery (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Paper (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Buffalo township:

  • United States or American (14.3%)
  • English (7.0%)
  • African (4.9%)
  • Irish (3.6%)
  • Italian (1.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.2%)
  • Dutch (1.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 308 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 53 (14%)
  • Walked: 20 (5%)
  • Other means: 7 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

98.9% of residents of Buffalo township speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,178
  • In family households: 1,077 (227 male householders, 110 female householders)
    198 spouses, 341 children (310 natural, 0 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 128 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 35 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 101 (47 male householders (42 living alone)), 35 female householders (26 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 136 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 68 1-person, 11 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

134 married couples with children.
31 single-parent households (8 men, 23 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

2.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

27.3%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Buffalo township:

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