Buffalo, Iowa

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Buffalo, Iowa

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Buffalo strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8% Buffalo Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 14% Buffalo Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Buffalo, Iowa

Comparing Buffalo to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 5

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Buffalo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Scott
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
P.O. Box Zip Codes 52728
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.456
Longitude -90.723

Buffalo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ROCK ISLAND L&D 15
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Buffalo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,321 100%
Male 673 50.9%
Female 648 49.1%
Under 18 361 27.3%
18+ 960 72.7%
65+ 165 12.5%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,267 95.9%
African-American 17 1.3%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 12 0.9%
Mixed Race 16 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 51 3.9%

Estimated Buffalo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,275
Growth -46
Growth % -3.5%

Buffalo Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
Irish 16.4%
US/American 11.9%
English 6%
Scottish 2.4%
Swedish 2.4%
Norwegian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
British 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Buffalo 1,321 $49,808
Bettendorf 31,275 $66,620
Blue Grass 1,169 $55,208
Davenport 98,359 $45,944
Maysville 163 $54,750
Stockton 182 $28,438
Walcott 1,528 $52,625
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Watervliet, Michigan 86.3   27.9% 13.6% 8.7% 21 $42,391 6.1% 2.6% 1,843 6.9% 69.5 0.5% 6
2. Tunnel Hill, Georgia 86   18.5% 12.9% 12.3% 22 $49,531 5.9% 5.5% 1,209 9.6% 89.3 0.6% 10.8
3. Vonore, Tennessee 79.3   28.8% 15.1% 13.6% 27 $41,125 7.2% 4.5% 1,162 10.5% 74.9 0.9% 10.3
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