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People

Total Population 886
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 26.1%
Employed Population 16+ 394
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,917
% Above Poverty Level 86.5%
% Below Poverty Level 13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.4%
Median Gross Rent $570
Median House Value $58,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 7.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buffalo Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Winnebago
Standard Zip Codes 50424
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.385
Longitude -93.946

Buffalo Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station MASON CITY AP
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lakota 235 $36,250
Ledyard 117 $45,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buffalo Center Public Libraries

Library
Buffalo Center Public Library
113 1ST ST NW
Buffalo Center, Iowa
(641) 562-2546

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Buffalo Center High Schools

NORTH IOWA HIGH SCHOOL
111 3RD AVE NW
641-562-2525
Serves 192 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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