Buffalo Center

Buffalo Center Main Photo

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.

Buffalo Center

Population

Total Population

878

Population
Growth Rate

-0.30%

Median Age

49

Diversity Index

26.400

Housing & Income

Households

398

Total Housing Units

461


Owner Occupied

322

Renter Occupied

76

Vacant

63

Median Home Value

$69,483


Average Home Value

$90,015

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.17%


Per Capita Income

1.96%

Income Projection

Median Household

$61,032 $69,573


Average Household

$72,136 $79,148


Per Capita

$32,435 $35,747

Workforce

Total Businesses

82

Total Employed

669

Workers 16+

433

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

231

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

24

Employed

168

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

61

2020 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

36

2020 Finance/Insurance Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

5

Employed

31

2020 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

3

Employed

29

Some
High School

19

Graduated
High School

146

Associates
Degree

95

Bachelor's
Degree

135

Graduate
Degree

26

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

297

Non-Resident Commuters

92

Drive Alone

346

Carpooled

32

Public

0

Work At Home

16


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