Buffalo, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,272 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 646  (50.8%)
Females: 626  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 52728, 52802, 52804.

Buffalo Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,871 (it was $44,250 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$59,871
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,157 (it was $21,957 in 2000)

Buffalo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $128,817 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Buffalo:

$128,817
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $221,549; detached houses: $229,403; townhouses or other attached units: $206,551; in 2-unit structures: $88,061; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,881; mobile homes: $27,368

Median gross rent in 2019: $467.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buffalo: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.1%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Buffalo, IA (2019)
    • 1,10192.2%White alone
    • 484.0%Hispanic
    • 141.2%American Indian alone
    • 141.2%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo, Iowa as of June 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo is 247 to 1.


Crime rates in Buffalo by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.7)
1
(77.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(310.3)
5
(384.9)
8
(618.2)
2
(153.4)
2
(153.4)
2
(154.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(77.6)
1
(77.0)
3
(231.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(387.9)
6
(461.9)
7
(541.0)
10
(766.9)
12
(920.2)
8
(616.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(154.0)
1
(77.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index83.0113.2167.761.3151.8123.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Buffalo, IA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Iowa average:

1.65
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Ancestries: German (50.4%), English (12.7%), American (8.9%), Norwegian (3.3%), Scottish (3.1%), Icelander (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1875

Land area: 6.02 square miles.

Population density: 211 people per square mile   (very low).

Buffalo, Iowa map

34 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.9%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,616 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,829 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (8.9 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (130.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (159.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Andalusia, IL (1.1 miles ),
Blue Grass, IA (2.1 miles ),
Rock Island, IL (2.8 miles ),
Milan, IL (2.9 miles ),
Oak Grove, IL (2.9 miles ),
Coyne Center, IL (3.0 miles ),
Davenport, IA (3.0 miles ),
Reynolds, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.46 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Distribution of median household income in Buffalo, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buffalo, IA in 2019

Buffalo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $94,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $107,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $139,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $139,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $139,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $285,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $71,200
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Buffalo, IA residents
Average permit cost in Buffalo, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in Buffalo, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.5%)
  • Food (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Buffalo, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Buffalo, Iowa

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Buffalo, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.4. This is about average.

City:

76.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.202. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.202
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.502
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Buffalo-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Buffalo city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Buffalo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 133% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.6 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 236.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 256.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 286.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 256.5 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 Scott County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Buffalo:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DAVENPORT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • NINTH STREET PLACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ROCK ISLAND, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCK ISLAND, IL)
  • OUTREACH HOMEHEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • TRINITY ROCK ISLAND Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ROCK ISLAND, IL)

Amtrak stations near Buffalo:

  • 9 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.
  • 12 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo:

  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 9 miles; Davenport, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 10 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Augustana College (about 10 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 12 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Black Hawk College (about 15 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Ashford University (about 39 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Iowa (about 45 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

Public elementary/middle school in Buffalo:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Buffalo Community Center has Bingo every monday night . And has a large Flea Market every 2nd Sunday of the month

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buffalo: Buffalo (A), Camp Abe Lincoln (B), Buffalo Volunteer Ambulance Service (C), Buffalo City Hall (D), Buffalo Fire Department (E), Buffalo Civic Center (F), Buffalo Station Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buffalo include: Saint Peter Catholic Church (A), Calvary Lutheran Church (B), Buffalo Friends Church (C), Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Peter's Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Donaldson Creek (A), Dodges Creek (B), Moore Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Buffalo include: Buffalo City Park (1), Marietta Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tyler Black - Professional wrestler.

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • BUFFALO WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 1,270, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.3%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Buffalo (2011 data):

  • Buffalo Savings Bank: at 120 Washington Street, branch established on 1909/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $34.9 mil, Deposits: $31.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Apm Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo:

Marital status in Buffalo, IA
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Buffalo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buffalo, IA (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,50813
Mainline Protestant25,03148
Evangelical Protestant19,20672
Other2,59817
Black Protestant2,0584
None85,823-
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: 24
Scott County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Scott County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Scott County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Scott County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
This county:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

26.3%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buffalo:

49.9%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Buffalo:

11.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Buffalo:

37.2%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buffalo, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,869$51,4763$3,282
Sewerage 1$4,402$52,8240$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,190$62,2800$0
Water Supply 1$4,615$55,3800$0
Electric Power 1$3,507$42,0840$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,437$53,2441$31
Streets and Highways 1$3,507$42,0840$0
Totals for Government 9$38,529$51,3724$3,312

Buffalo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $576,000 ($452.83)
    Electric Utilities: $477,000 ($375.00)
    Police Protection: $311,000 ($244.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $304,000 ($238.99)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($113.99)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($110.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($55.03)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($41.67)
    Libraries: $48,000 ($37.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($30.66)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($15.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000 ($12.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($7.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($7.08)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($5.50)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($3.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($12.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $514,000 ($404.09)

Buffalo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $178,000 ($139.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($13.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($7.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($7.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $82,000 ($64.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000 ($58.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $80,000 ($62.89)
    Sale of Property: $53,000 ($41.67)
    Rents: $25,000 ($19.65)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($12.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.36)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $590,000 ($463.84)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($131.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $158,000 ($124.21)
    Other: $29,000 ($22.80)
    General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($20.44)
  • Tax - Property: $781,000 ($613.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $247,000 ($194.18)
    Other License: $16,000 ($12.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($1.57)

Buffalo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,000 ($313.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $373,000 ($293.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($20.44)

Buffalo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,360,000 ($1855.35)

5.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Iowa average:

5.97%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.06%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rock Island County, IL  1.39% ($42,991 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.27% ($40,701)
from Muscatine County, IA  0.20% ($35,400)


6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rock Island County, IL  1.03% ($37,325 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  0.25% ($37,520)
to Johnson County, IA  0.20% ($55,464)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDLM (960 AM; 1 kW; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo:

  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMJ (102.3 FM; ALEDO, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KORB (93.5 FM; BETTENDORF, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KALA (88.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: ST. AMBROSE COLLEGE)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Buffalo:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K62FU (Channel 62; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Buffalo fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 2015 02:02 AM, Cr-Blue Grass Rd, Lat: 41.458442, Lon: -90.751039, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 18, 2011 09:01 PM, Sr-22, Clark St, Lat: 41.455828, Lon: -90.719361, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Nov 11, 2008 12:47 AM, Sr-22, Lat: 41.463510, Lon: -90.685010, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Sep 26, 2002 03:06 AM, Sr-22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 19, 1994 03:46 PM, 22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1989 10:33 AM, 22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.2mTotal length
  • 18,775Total average daily traffic
  • 2,519Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,775Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 41.455500 Lon: -90.749750, Call Sign: WNUJ836,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 451.450 MHz, 451.775 MHz, 456.325 MHz, 456.450 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/26/2025, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, P.O. Box 559001, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Inside Main Offce Of Applicant Located At Rt 2 (Lat: 41.452528 Lon: -90.772917), Call Sign: KFW893, Licensee ID: L00003276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.275 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/1998, Expiration Date: 05/19/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2002, Registrant: White Springs Agricultural Chemicals Inc, Buffalo, IA 52728, Phone: (319) 381-1130
  • Lat: 41.458083 Lon: -90.731806, Call Sign: WQQW976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.737 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2013, Expiration Date: 03/19/2023, Certifier: Dwain Bollman, Registrant: City Of Buffalo, 329 Dodge St., Buffalo, IA 52728, Phone: (563) 381-2226, Fax: (563) 381-4927, Email:
  • Lat: 41.464611 Lon: -90.673250, Call Sign: WREL698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2019, Expiration Date: 10/29/2029, Certifier: Tim Weber, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi N And 1.15 Mi W Of The Town Of (Lat: 41.495861 Lon: -90.732639), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WHJ218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 12510.0 MHz, 12650.0 MHz, 12590.0 MHz, 12550.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2002, Expiration Date: 04/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2008, Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0EQG, Licensee ID: L00303963, Grant Date: 11/10/2020, Expiration Date: 12/08/2030, Certifier: Brian R Schwint, Registrant: Brian R Schwint, 1102 Walnut Street, Buffalo, IA 52728
  • Call Sign: KB0QVN, Licensee ID: L00694572, Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2017, Certifier: Francis L Taylor, Registrant: Francis L Taylor, Buffalo, IA 52728
  • Call Sign: KE0RBM, Licensee ID: L02176296, Grant Date: 04/06/2018, Expiration Date: 04/06/2028, Certifier: Nathan A Berndt, Registrant: Nathan A Berndt, Buffalo, IA 52728

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: STACY WILLIAM KEITH WAGABOND (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81932, N81932, N-81932, Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2007
    Registrant (Partnership): Carrie Ruth Stacy, Po Box 72, Buffalo, IA 52728, Other Owners: Ryan Keith Stacy
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/22/2017

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 ORIGINATED5$141,0708$139,95537$143,2815$53,7402$60,6950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$155,7000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$82,7301$36,6107$148,4541$16,6300$01$19,120
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$101,9507$152,9900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$111,4550$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$174,2052$147,205
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$72,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Buffalo, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.8%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buffalo, IA
    • 12049.8%Outside Fires
    • 7832.4%Structure Fires
    • 2510.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 187.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo, IA
Most common first names in Buffalo, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1172.9 years
Carl777.0 years
James776.1 years
George674.2 years
Helen675.2 years
Robert681.0 years
Arthur682.3 years
John672.3 years
Donald660.9 years
Richard565.8 years
Most common last names in Buffalo, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hutchison974.9 years
Johnson482.8 years
Dobbs465.5 years
Mosier477.5 years
Mead464.0 years
Willich481.8 years
Followill489.0 years
Wrage480.8 years
Nichols464.2 years
Davis473.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buffalo, IA
  • 92.0%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buffalo, IA
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Electricity


Buffalo compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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