Buffalo Center

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On August 23, 1897, Buffalo Center became the first school west of the Mississippi River to be consolidated, and it is believed to be the second one in the nation.  Today, Buffalo Center is a thriving town of about 1000 people.  There is a large new community center,  a museum, several new businesses and a growing K-12 consolidated school.

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Buffalo Center

Population

Total Population

857

Population
Growth Rate

-0.48%

Median Age

50

Diversity Index

28.600

Housing & Income

Households

388

Total Housing Units

465


Owner Occupied

320

Renter Occupied

68

Vacant

77

Median Home Value

$72,842


Average Home Value

$98,041

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.38%


Per Capita Income

2.33%

Income Projection

Median Household

$52,996 $60,119


Average Household

$72,583 $81,244


Per Capita

$32,693 $36,692

Workforce

Total Businesses

81

Total Employed

688

Workers 16+

421

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

232

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

25

Employed

168

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

61

2021 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

cp-industries

Businesses

7

Employed

39

2021 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

36

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

3

Employed

29

Some
High School

21

Graduated
High School

159

Associates
Degree

82

Bachelor's
Degree

138

Graduate
Degree

36

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

307

Non-Resident Commuters

79

Drive Alone

332

Carpooled

28

Public

0

Work At Home

18


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