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Demographics Analysis

The people of Buffalo County, Wisconsin give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 397

5 to 9 years : 385

10 to 14 years : 491

15 to 17 years : 314

18 and 19 years : 167

20 years : 78

21 years : 84

22 to 24 years : 210

25 to 29 years : 324

30 to 34 years : 328

35 to 39 years : 448

40 to 44 years : 512

45 to 49 years : 589

50 to 54 years : 613

55 to 59 years : 575

60 and 61 years : 138

62 to 64 years : 206

65 and 66 years : 114

67 to 69 years : 169

70 to 74 years : 279

75 to 79 years : 246

80 to 84 years : 149

85 years and over : 87

Female:

Under 5 years : 391

5 to 9 years : 308

10 to 14 years : 551

15 to 17 years : 310

18 and 19 years : 157

20 years : 75

21 years : 99

22 to 24 years : 196

25 to 29 years : 238

30 to 34 years : 313

35 to 39 years : 467

40 to 44 years : 479

45 to 49 years : 584

50 to 54 years : 510

55 to 59 years : 438

60 and 61 years : 118

62 to 64 years : 243

65 and 66 years : 155

67 to 69 years : 185

70 to 74 years : 253

75 to 79 years : 261

80 to 84 years : 190

85 years and over : 259


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,868

Multiple ancestry : 5,877

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 37

Ancestry not reported : 901


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 13,500

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 9

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 19

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 75

Not a U.S. citizen : 80


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 788

5 to 17 years : 2,359

18 to 24 years : 1,066

25 to 34 years : 1,203

35 to 44 years : 1,906

45 to 54 years : 2,296

55 to 59 years : 1,013

60 and 61 years : 256

62 to 64 years : 449

65 to 74 years : 1,155

75 years and over : 1,192

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 461

5 to 17 years : 1,541

18 to 24 years : 629

25 to 34 years : 729

35 to 44 years : 1,018

45 to 54 years : 1,312

55 to 59 years : 536

60 and 61 years : 134

62 to 64 years : 259

65 to 74 years : 882

75 years and over : 958

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 320

5 to 17 years : 806

18 to 24 years : 404

25 to 34 years : 456

35 to 44 years : 867

45 to 54 years : 943

55 to 59 years : 475

60 and 61 years : 118

62 to 64 years : 185

65 to 74 years : 260

75 years and over : 207

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 17

25 to 34 years : 18

35 to 44 years : 12

45 to 54 years : 38

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,276

Female : 4,183

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,539

Female : 2,502

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 19

Female : 9

Foreign born:

Male : 69

Female : 86


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 8,315

Born in other state in the United States : 4,938

Native: born outside the United States : 12

Foreign born : 74


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,578

Now married, except separated : 4,060

Divorced : 481

Separated : 74

Widowed : 660

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 991

Now married, except separated : 2,539

Divorced : 392

Separated : 37

Widowed : 179

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 16

Now married, except separated : 12

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 30

Now married, except separated : 83

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 21


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 12,501

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 71

Speak English less than "very well" : 124

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 50

Speak English less than "very well" : 44

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 80

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 1


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • German: 1,107   (39.7%)
  • Norwegian: 537   (19.3%)
  • Polish: 319   (11.4%)
  • Swiss: 220   (7.9%)
  • Austrian: 106   (3.8%)
  • Irish: 102   (3.7%)
  • English: 94   (3.4%)
  • United States Or American: 55   (2.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 46   (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 44   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 35   (1.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 17   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 16   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 16   (0.6%)
  • Other Groups: 14   (0.5%)
  • European: 8   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 7   (0.3%)
  • Italian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 6   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 2   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Buffalo County, Wisconsin is 13,683



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Buffalo County, Wisconsin: 6,903
Female Population in Buffalo County, Wisconsin: 6,780


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Buffalo County, Wisconsin: 42.0
Median Female Resident Age in Buffalo County, Wisconsin: 43.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Buffalo County, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

44.6

Male

44.5

Female

44.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

12.8

Male

19.3

Female

10.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.0

Male

26.8

Female

28.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.0

Male

18.5

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

23.2

Male

23.9

Female

17.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

16.0

Female

28.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.2

Male

24.3

Female

15.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.8

Male

44.7

Female

44.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Buffalo County, Wisconsin


  • White: 13,339
  • African American: 10
  • American Indian: 77
  • Asian: 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 145
  • Two or More Races: 109



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Buffalo County, Wisconsin citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.67%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.54%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 40   (5.39%)
  • 9th Grade: 12   (1.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (2.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.27%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (0.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 401   (54.04%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (6.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 65   (8.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 49   (6.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 69   (9.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (1.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.08%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.27%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 13   (2.07%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.96%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (1.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (0.96%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (0.64%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 275   (43.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (6.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 85   (13.56%)
  • Associate Degree: 75   (11.96%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 73   (11.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (5.26%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.32%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.48%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • Mondovi


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 337 N Jackson St, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 926-3684, Students: 1,087 )

  • Cochrane-fountain City


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: S2770 State Hwy 35, Fountain City, WI 54629, Phone: (608) 687-7771, Students: 710 )

  • Alma


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: S1618 State Road 35, Alma, WI 54610, Phone: (608) 685-4416, Students: 325 )

  • Gilmanton


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 28, Gilmanton, WI 54743, Phone: (715) 946-3158, Students: 222 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • Mondovi Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 337 N Jackson St, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 926-3645, Students: 432 )

  • Cochrane-fountain City El


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: S2770 State Hwy 35, Fountain City, WI 54629, Phone: (608) 687-4171, Students: 392 )

  • Mondovi Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 337 N Jackson St, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 926-3457, Students: 255 )

  • Alma Elementary


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: S1618 State Road 35, Alma, WI 54610, Phone: (608) 685-4416, Students: 201 )

  • Anthony Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-KG, Location: 337 N Jackson St, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 926-3645, Students: 66 )

  • Gilmanton Elementary


    ( Grades: 3-6, Location: Po Box 28, Gilmanton, WI 54743, Phone: (715) 946-3158, Students: 58 )

  • Dover Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: Po Box 28, Gilmanton, WI 54743, Phone: (715) 946-3158, Students: 56 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • Mondovi High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 337 N Jackson St, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 926-3656, Students: 334 )

  • Cochrane-fountain City High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: S2770 State Hwy 35, Fountain City, WI 54629, Phone: (608) 687-4391, Students: 318 )

  • Alma High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: S1618 State Road 35, Alma, WI 54610, Phone: (608) 685-4416, Students: 124 )

  • Gilmanton High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 28, Gilmanton, WI 54743, Phone: (715) 946-3158, Students: 108 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • St Boniface School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: S2026 County Road U, Cochrane, WI 54622, Phone: (608) 626-2611, Students: 25 )

  • Peru Amish School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: County Road O, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 672-8586, Students: 25 )

  • Poplar Grove School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: W1142 Albany Gg, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 875-4609, Students: 24 )

  • Albany Hill's School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: N6964 Albany E, Mondovi, WI 54755, Phone: (715) 672-5976, Students: 21 )

  • Buffalo Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 401 S Main Street, Cochrane, WI 54622, Phone: (608) 248-2387, Students: 16 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • Alma Public Library


    312 N. Main St., Alma, WI 54610

  • Mondovi Public Library


    146 W. Hudson St., Mondovi, WI 54755

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Buffalo County, Wisconsin


  • Alma Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 473, Alma, WI 54610
    http://www.almahistory.org

  • Buffalo City - Cochrane Area Historical Society


    S2178 County Rd N, Alma, WI 54610

  • Buffalo County Historical Society


    Po Box 523, Kearney, NE 68847

  • Buffalo County Historical Society Inc


    407 S 2nd St, Alma, WI 54610

  • Castlerock Museum Inc


    W1586 County Road Kk, Alma, WI 54610
    http://www.castlerockmuseum.com/main

  • Classic Car Collection


    Po Box 607, Kearney, NE 68847

  • Fort Kearney Museum


    131 Central Ave, Kearney, NE 68847

  • Fountain City Area Historical Society Inc


    75 South Main St, Fountain City, WI 54629

  • Frank House


    2010 University Drive University Of Nebraska-kearney, Kearney, NE 68847

  • Friends Of Prairie Moon


    S2274 County Rd Oo, Cochrane, WI 54622

  • George W. Frank House


    Historic Pl, Kearney, NE 68847

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Buffalo County, Wisconsin affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Buffalo County, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Buffalo County, Wisconsin


Bay


(1) Chimney Lake   (2) Fortyacre Lake   (3) Goose Pond   (4) Kieselhorse Bay   (5) The Bay  

Building


(1) Alma Generating Station   (2) Alma Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Fountain City Volunteer Fire Department   (4) John P Madgett Generating Station   (5) Mondovi Ambulance Service   (6) Mondovi City Library   (7) Mondovi Fire Department   (8) Mondovi Greenhouses   (9) Mondovi Village Hall   (10) Nelson Volunteer Fire Company   (11) Rock Creek Township Fire Department   (12) Rock Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department   (13) Scenic Valley Emergency Medical Services   (14) Tri - Community Fire Department   (15) Waumandee - Montana Volunteer Fire Department   (16) Waumandee Fire Department  

Cape


(1) Indian Point  

Cemetery


(1) Anchorage Cemetery   (2) Bohris Valley Cemetery   (3) Church Valley Cemetery   (4) Drammen Lutheran Cemetery   (5) Eagle Valley Cemetery   (6) East Pepin Cemetery   (7) Fossum Cemetery   (8) Fountain City Cemetery   (9) German Valley Cemetery   (10) Gilmanton Cemetery   (11) Lincoln Cemetery   (12) Mill Creek Cemetery   (13) Modena Cemetery   (14) Naples Cemetery   (15) Nelson Cemetery   (16) North Branch Cemetery   (17) Riverside Cemetery   (18) Rock Creek Cemetery   (19) Saint Boniface Cemetery   (20) Saint Marys Cemetery   (21) Waumandee Cemetery   (22) Zion Cemetery  

Census


(1) Gilmanton Census Designated Place   (2) Waumandee Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Betsy Slough   (2) Fountain City Bay   (3) Mertes Slough   (4) Pomme De Terre Slough   (5) Sand Run  

Church


(1) Cascade Chapel   (2) Central Lutheran Church   (3) Chippewa Valley Church   (4) Drammen Lutheran Church   (5) Evangelical Lutheran Zions Church Historical   (6) Evangelical Reformed Church   (7) Lincoln Church Historical   (8) Lyster Church   (9) Modena Lutheran Church   (10) Montana United Methodist Church   (11) Our Saviors United Methodist Church   (12) Rock Creek Lutheran Church   (13) Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church   (14) Saint Paul Church   (15) Tell Church   (16) Thompson Valley Church   (17) Zion Church   (18) Zion Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Buffalo County   (2) City Of Alma   (3) City Of Buffalo City   (4) City Of Fountain City   (5) City Of Mondovi   (6) Town Of Albany   (7) Town Of Alma   (8) Town Of Belvidere   (9) Town Of Cross   (10) Town Of Drammen   (11) Town Of Gilmanton   (12) Town Of Lincoln   (13) Town Of Milton   (14) Town Of Modena   (15) Town Of Mondovi   (16) Town Of Nelson   (17) Town Of Rock Creek   (18) Town Of Waumandee   (19) Village Of Cochrane   (20) Village Of Nelson  

Cliff


(1) Erickson Bluff   (2) Fox Bluff   (3) Pine Creek Bluff   (4) Rattlesnake Bluff   (5) Twelve Mile Bluff   (6) Wagners Cliff  

Dam


(1) Alma Mill 1 D6519 Dam   (2) Alma Mill 2 D6519 Dam   (3) Alma Mill 3 D6519 Dam   (4) Alma Mill 4 D6519 Dam   (5) Alma Mill 5 D6519 Dam   (6) Alma Mill 6 D6519 Dam   (7) Brownlee G12 6 Dam   (8) Cochrane Flood Control 3wr626 Dam   (9) Garden Valley 10 E597 Dam   (10) Hayden E-7286 Dam   (11) Helwig H1605 Dam   (12) Lock And Dam Number 4   (13) Lock And Dam Number 5   (14) Lock And Dam Number Five A   (15) Richard H Jahnke 904 Dam   (16) Rock Falls Dam   (17) Secrist H2526 Dam   (18) South Nelson 1 D6519 1 Dam   (19) Wicka Dam  

Gut


(1) Belvidere Slough   (2) Buffalo Slough   (3) Buffalo Slu   (4) Catfish Slough   (5) Hershey Slough   (6) Roebucks Run  

Hospital


(1) Mondovi Clinic Hospital Historical   (2) Mondovi Hospital Historical  

Island


(1) Battle Island   (2) Bucks Island   (3) Bullrush Island   (4) Deep Hole Island   (5) Deer Toe Island   (6) Island Number Fifty-four   (7) Island Number Fifty-three   (8) Island Number Fifty-two   (9) Island Number Seventy-one   (10) Island Number Sixty-three   (11) Keller Island   (12) Middle Island Historical   (13) Muench Island   (14) Pelican Island   (15) Snipe Island   (16) Somerfield Island Historical   (17) Stirn Island Historical   (18) Wahcoutah Island   (19) Water Snake Island  

Lake


(1) Bensel Pond   (2) Big Lake   (3) Duck Lake   (4) Lost Island Lake   (5) Probst Lake   (6) Riecks Lake   (7) Spring Lake Historical   (8) Truedale Lake  

Levee


(1) Whitman Dike  

Locale


(1) Alma Municipal Wastewater Plant   (2) Camp Gamehaven Historical   (3) Castleholm Farm   (4) Dooney Siding Historical   (5) Heike Farms   (6) Klopp Farm   (7) Mondovi Wastewater Treatment Plant   (8) Mondovi Water Works   (9) Olson Farms   (10) Valley Golf Course  

Mine


(1) Feltes Quarry  

Park


(1) Buena Vista Park   (2) Buffalo County Fair Grounds   (3) Harmonia Park   (4) Memorial Park   (5) Merrick State Park   (6) Nelson-trevino Bottoms State Natural Area   (7) Riecks Lake Park   (8) Tiffany Bottoms State Natural Area   (9) Tiffany State Public Hunting Grounds   (10) Trempealeau River Meadow State Natural Area   (11) Whitman Bottoms Floodplain Forest State Natural Area  

Populated Place


(1) Alma   (2) Anchorage Historical   (3) Bohri Historical   (4) Buffalo City   (5) Cochrane   (6) Cream   (7) Czechville   (8) Fountain City   (9) Gilmanton   (10) Herold   (11) Misha Mokwa   (12) Modena   (13) Mondovi   (14) Montana   (15) Nelson   (16) Nelsonville Historical   (17) Oak Grove Historical   (18) Praag   (19) Rock Falls   (20) Springdale Historical   (21) Tell   (22) Trevino   (23) Urne   (24) Waumandee  

Post Office


(1) Mondovi Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) 0 07 Reservoir   (2) 0 24 Reservoir   (3) 0 7 Reservoir   (4) 02 Reservoir   (5) 1 3 Reservoir   (6) 1 4 Reservoir   (7) 1 5 Reservoir   (8) 1 8 Reservoir   (9) 3 9 Reservoir   (10) 5 1 Reservoir   (11) Lizzy Pauls Pond   (12) Mirror Lake   (13) Mirror Lake 20   (14) Pool 4   (15) Rock Falls Millpond   (16) Rock Falls Pond 32  

Ridge


(1) Alma Ridge   (2) Belvidere Ridge   (3) Buffalo Ridge   (4) Canada Ridge   (5) Fountain City Ridge   (6) Glencoe Ridge   (7) Huber Ridge  

School


(1) Albany Hill S School   (2) Alma Elementary School   (3) Alma High School   (4) Alma Ridge School Historical   (5) Anchorage School Historical   (6) Anthony Elementary School   (7) Armour Valley School Historical   (8) Bohris Valley School Historical   (9) Buffalo Lutheran School   (10) Buffalo Ridge School Historical   (11) Burnside School Historical   (12) Cascade School Historical   (13) Clark School Historical   (14) Cochrane - Fountain City Elementary School   (15) Cochrane - Fountain City High School   (16) Coon Creek School Historical   (17) Cranberry School Historical   (18) Cross School Historical   (19) Deer Creek School Historical   (20) Devaney School Historical   (21) Doelle School Historical   (22) Duscham School Historical   (23) East Pepin School Historical   (24) Fairview School Historical   (25) Four Corners School Historical   (26) Garden Valley School Historical   (27) German Valley School Historical   (28) Gilman Valley School Historical   (29) Gilmanton Elementary School   (30) Gilmanton High School   (31) Grandview School   (32) Griffin School Historical   (33) Hanson School Historical   (34) Harvey School Historical   (35) Hemlock School Historical   (36) Irish Valley School Historical   (37) Iron Creek School Historical   (38) Jahns Valley School Historical   (39) Lakeview School Historical   (40) Lincoln Public School Historical   (41) Lincoln School Historical   (42) Little Bluebell School Historical   (43) Little Red School Historical   (44) Mill Creek School Historical   (45) Mondovi Elementary School   (46) Mondovi High School   (47) Mondovi Middle School   (48) Mondovi-canton School Historical   (49) North Branch School Historical   (50) Norwegian Valley School Historical   (51) Oak Grove School Historical   (52) Oak Valley School Historical   (53) Paradise Valley School Historical   (54) Peeso School Historical   (55) Peru Amish School   (56) Pine Creek Bluff School Historical   (57) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (58) Praag School Historical   (59) Rose Valley School Historical   (60) Sacred Heart Grade School   (61) Saint Boniface School   (62) Schoepp Valley School Historical   (63) Seyforth School Historical   (64) Sharp Corner School Historical   (65) Sisson School Historical   (66) Thomas School Historical   (67) Thompson Valley School Historical   (68) Traun Bluff School Historical   (69) Trout Creek School Historical   (70) Upper Eagle Creek School Historical   (71) Urne School Historical   (72) Waste Valley School Historical   (73) Waumandee School   (74) Whelan Public School Historical   (75) Whelan School Historical   (76) White Block School Historical  

Stream


(1) Adams Creek   (2) Brownlee Creek   (3) Buffalo River   (4) Buffalo Slough   (5) By Golly Creek   (6) Cascade Creek   (7) Center Creek   (8) Chippewa River   (9) Churches Creek   (10) Dannuser Creek   (11) Dark Slough   (12) Deer Creek   (13) Dillon Creek   (14) Eagle Creek   (15) Elk Creek   (16) Farrington Creek   (17) Fimian Creek   (18) Gilman Creek   (19) Government Light Slough   (20) Hadley Creek   (21) Harvey Creek   (22) Holmes Creek   (23) Hutchinson Creek   (24) Indian Slu   (25) Irish Valley Creek   (26) Iron Creek   (27) Jahns Creek   (28) Keller Creek   (29) Little Bear Creek   (30) Little Rock Creek   (31) Little Tamarack Creek   (32) Little Waumandee Creek   (33) Mill Creek   (34) North Branch Little Bear Creek   (35) Norway Creek   (36) Parent Slu   (37) Peeso Creek   (38) Pettingill Creek   (39) Pine Creek   (40) Pontoon Slu   (41) Pratt Creek   (42) Riesch Creek   (43) Rock Creek   (44) Schoepps Creek   (45) Screech Owl Creek   (46) Shively Slough   (47) Sixteenth Creek   (48) Smith Slough   (49) South Fork Elk Creek   (50) Spring Creek   (51) Swift Slough   (52) Swinger Slough   (53) Tamarack Creek   (54) Three Mile Creek   (55) Trout Creek   (56) Waumandee Creek   (57) Wertgers Creek  

Summit


(1) Eagle Peak   (2) Eagle Point   (3) Owl Head   (4) Tom Mountain  

Swamp


(1) Battle Slough  

Valley


(1) Armour Valley   (2) Bennett Valley   (3) Bohlinger Valley   (4) Bohris Valley   (5) Buehler Valley   (6) Buell Valley   (7) Cascade Valley   (8) Church Valley   (9) Danuser Valley   (10) Doelle Valley   (11) Dry Coulee   (12) Eagle Valley   (13) Florin Valley   (14) Fox Coulee   (15) French Valley   (16) Garden Valley   (17) German Valley   (18) Gilman Valley   (19) Halverson Valley   (20) Hanson Valley   (21) Hesch Valley   (22) Heuer Valley   (23) Hicks Valley   (24) Hunt Valley   (25) Hutchinson Valley   (26) Ides Valley   (27) Irish Valley   (28) Jahns Valley   (29) Joos Valley   (30) Kissel Valley   (31) Knecht Valley   (32) Larson Valley   (33) Lee Valley   (34) Norwegian Valley   (35) Oak Valley   (36) Owens Valley   (37) Rose Valley   (38) Schmidt Valley   (39) Schoepp Valley   (40) Schultz Valley   (41) Speith Hole   (42) Stage Valley   (43) Thompson Valley   (44) Turner Valley   (45) Waste Valley   (46) Waters Valley   (47) Waumandee Valley   (48) Weisenbeck Valley   (49) Wolf Valley   (50) Yaeger Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

54755 (pop. 7,019) 54629 (pop. 2,579) 54622 (pop. 2,339)
54610 (pop. 1,877) 54756 (pop. 1,008)  


Counties Nearby Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Pepin County, WI  (pop. 7,361) 19.7 Miles
Trempealeau County, WI  (pop. 29,339) 20.3 Miles
Eau Claire County, WI  (pop. 100,600) 32.2 Miles
Dunn County, WI  (pop. 43,966) 40.1 Miles
Pierce County, WI  (pop. 40,874) 42.9 Miles
Jackson County, WI  (pop. 20,562) 44.2 Miles
La Crosse County, WI  (pop. 116,074) 45.4 Miles
Chippewa County, WI  (pop. 62,953) 49.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

608, 715



Elevation in Buffalo County, Wisconsin is 833.0 ft. (254.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Lat: 44.376620 N        Long: -91.753095 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Buffalo County, Wisconsin need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Wisconsin

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 63   (7.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 57   (7.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 38   (4.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 95   (11.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 77   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 131   (16.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 101   (12.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 79   (9.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 24   (3.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 48   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 80   (9.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,092

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 775

In 3-person carpool : 91

In 4-person carpool : 31

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 1

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 22

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 8

Bicycle : 6

Walked : 348

Other means : 55

Worked at home : 575


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 755

5 to 9 minutes : 807

10 to 14 minutes : 690

15 to 19 minutes : 673

20 to 24 minutes : 695

25 to 29 minutes : 512

30 to 34 minutes : 942

35 to 39 minutes : 230

40 to 44 minutes : 315

45 to 59 minutes : 361

60 to 89 minutes : 306

90 or more minutes : 143


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 1,880

No Social Security income : 3,930


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 883

No retirement income : 4,927


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 62

$10,000 to $14,999 : 89

$15,000 to $19,999 : 145

$20,000 to $24,999 : 159

$25,000 to $29,999 : 220

$30,000 to $34,999 : 226

$35,000 to $39,999 : 199

$40,000 to $44,999 : 307

$45,000 to $49,999 : 211

$50,000 to $59,999 : 442

$60,000 to $74,999 : 657

$75,000 to $99,999 : 573

$100,000 to $124,999 : 301

$125,000 to $149,999 : 112

$150,000 to $199,999 : 98

$200,000 or more : 59


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,009


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 388  (53.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 21  (2.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 41  (5.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 111  (15.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 66  (9.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 225  (42.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 78  (14.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 129  (24.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 32  (6.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Employed: 8,469
Unemployed: 341



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Ground Water

 
Fresh 10.19 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 10.19 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 223.34 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 223.34 Mgal/d





There are 1,685 Farms In Buffalo County, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Alliance Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $633.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 38

Waumandee State Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $476.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

Bank Of Alma - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

United Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $228k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 242

Citizens Community Federal National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $564.7k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 23

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  • Winona Municipal/Max Conrad Field


    (about 20.9 miles in Minnesota City, Minnesota; Airport Code: ONA)

  • Eau Claire Municipal


    (about 36.2 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Chippewa Valley Regional


    (about 36.2 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Red Wing Regional


    (about 39.0 miles in Bay City, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MN5)

  • La Crosse Municipal


    (about 42.4 miles in Onalaska, Wisconsin; Airport Code: LSE)

  • Appache Heliport


    (about 44.4 miles in Rochester, Minnesota; Airport Code: JRC)

  • Black River Falls Area


    (about 45.2 miles in Black River Falls, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI1)

  • Rochester Municipal


    (about 49.0 miles in Rochester, Minnesota; Airport Code: RST)

  • Rochester International


    (about 49.0 miles in Rochester, Minnesota; Airport Code: RST)

  • Carleton


    (about 62.7 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • Stanton Airport


    (about 62.7 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • South St. Paul Municipal-Richard E. Fleming Field


    (about 71.2 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 71.2 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 74.9 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 74.9 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • Decorah Municipal


    (about 76.1 miles in Decorah, Iowa; Airport Code: DEH)

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 76.2 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • Owatonna Municipal


    (about 76.4 miles in Medford, Minnesota; Airport Code: OWA)

  • Austin Municipal


    (about 76.6 miles in Rose Creek, Minnesota; Airport Code: AUM)

  • Owatonna Degner Regional


    (about 76.6 miles in Medford, Minnesota; Airport Code: OWA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

49.48%

Carpooled

7.85%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.40%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

7.21%

Other Means

0.16%

Worked At Home

34.91%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Buffalo County, Wisconsin, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,271

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 229

Female householder, no husband present : 360

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,640

Householder not living alone : 310


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 1

Male householder and female partner : 151

Female householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and male partner : 185

All other households : 5,467


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,980

Renter-occupied housing units : 291

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 165

Renter-occupied housing units : 64

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 242

Renter-occupied housing units : 118

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,252

Renter-occupied housing units : 698


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 320

$10,000 to $14,999 : 371

$15,000 to $19,999 : 379

$20,000 to $24,999 : 313

$25,000 to $29,999 : 406

$30,000 to $34,999 : 372

$35,000 to $39,999 : 306

$40,000 to $44,999 : 442

$45,000 to $49,999 : 290

$50,000 to $59,999 : 562

$60,000 to $74,999 : 767

$75,000 to $99,999 : 677

$100,000 to $124,999 : 322

$125,000 to $149,999 : 122

$150,000 to $199,999 : 102

$200,000 or more : 59


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Total : 6,607


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 5,810

Vacant : 797


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 179

Built 2000 to 2004 : 554

Built 1990 to 1999 : 729

Built 1980 to 1989 : 461

Built 1970 to 1979 : 914

Built 1960 to 1969 : 500

Built 1950 to 1959 : 498

Built 1940 to 1949 : 355

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,417


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 1,050

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2,328

Electricity : 619

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 870

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 840

Solar energy : 9

Other fuel : 75

No fuel used : 19


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 48

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 36

$20,000 to $24,999 : 57

$25,000 to $29,999 : 48

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $49,999 : 71

$50,000 to $59,999 : 122

$60,000 to $69,999 : 203

$70,000 to $79,999 : 227

$80,000 to $89,999 : 299

$90,000 to $99,999 : 359

$100,000 to $124,999 : 775

$125,000 to $149,999 : 482

$150,000 to $174,999 : 446

$175,000 to $199,999 : 294

$200,000 to $249,999 : 424

$250,000 to $299,999 : 195

$300,000 to $399,999 : 196

$400,000 to $499,999 : 102

$500,000 to $749,999 : 105

$750,000 to $999,999 : 33

$1,000,000 or more : 53


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 162

Home equity loan only : 361

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 32

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,988

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,096


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Buffalo County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $203,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $203,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $158,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $124,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $132,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $120,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $116,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $111,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Buffalo County, Wisconsin: 66.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 72 72 $7,543,892
  Two Family 3 6 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

75 78 $7,893,892
2000        
  Single Family 68 68 $7,058,777
  Two Family 6 12 $600,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

74 80 $7,658,777
2001        
  Single Family 73 73 $6,470,668
  Two Family 9 18 $835,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

82 91 $7,305,668
2002        
  Single Family 73 73 $7,795,300
  Two Family 8 16 $980,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

81 89 $8,775,300
2003        
  Single Family 78 78 $9,180,300
  Two Family 22 44 $2,213,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

100 122 $11,393,300
2004        
  Single Family 73 73 $9,593,589
  Two Family 1 2 $187,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

74 75 $9,780,589
2005        
  Single Family 53 53 $8,521,159
  Two Family 3 6 $405,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

56 59 $8,926,159
2006        
  Single Family 50 50 $8,855,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 50 $8,855,400


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Buffalo County, WI): $41,806
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Buffalo County): $142,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 0.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 45.0%
Electricity: 5.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 24.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 24.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 25.23%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 57.01%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.76%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Buffalo County): $900
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Buffalo County): $542


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Buffalo County, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Pepin Cty Nur Svc


     Address: 740 7th Ave W, Durand, Wisconsin 54736
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/19/1966

St Elizabeth Home Health Care


     Address: 1200 Grant Blvd West, Wabasha, Minnesota 55981
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/7/1995

Wabasha County Public Hlth Ser


     Address: 107 East Third Street, Wabasha, Minnesota 55981
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 11/24/1998

Winona Co Public Hlth Nrsg Ser


     Address: 60 West Third Street, Winona, Minnesota 55987
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 6/19/1969

Winona Health Home Care


     Address: 175 East Wabasha Street, Winona, Minnesota 55987
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/5/1984

Hospitals Close To Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Luther Midelfort- Oakridge Mayo Health System


     Address: 13025 8th St Po Box 70, Osseo, Wisconsin 54758
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Franciscan Skemp Arcadia


     Address: 464 S St Joseph Ave, Arcadia, Wisconsin 54612
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Tri County Mem Hsptl


     Address: 18601 Lincoln St Po Box 65, Whitehall, Wisconsin 54773
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Elizabeth Medical Center


     Address: 1200 Grant Blvd W, Wabasha, Minnesota 55981
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Lake City Medical Center Mayo Health System


     Address: 500 West Grant Street, Lake City, Minnesota 55041
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Amer Lutheran Home Mondovi


     Address: 200 Memorial Dr, Mondovi, Wisconsin 54755
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 95%

St Michaels Lutheran Home


     Address: 270 North St Rr2 Box 9999, Fountain City, Wisconsin 54629
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Oakview Care Ctr


     Address: 1220 3rd Ave W Po Box 224, Durand, Wisconsin 54736
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Pepin Mnr


     Address: 1110 Second St Po Box 218, Pepin, Wisconsin 54759
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Arcadia Nur Home


     Address: 464 South St Joseph Ave, Arcadia, Wisconsin 54612
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Buffalo County, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 50 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Buffalo County, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 3,825
    Disabled Workers: 630
    Widowers Workers: 550
    Spouses Workers: 410
    Children Workers: 315


(updated 2007)



Buffalo County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.67%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.13%
  • Other 1.20%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Buffalo County, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Buffalo County, WI

5.62 % of Buffalo County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,363

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Buffalo County, WI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Trempealeau County , WI 0.72 % ($35,500 AGI )
  • Eau Claire County , WI 0.66 % ($24,919 AGI )
  • Winona County , MN 0.64 % ($30,944 AGI )
  • Pepin County , WI 0.39 % ($28,455 AGI )
  • La Crosse County , WI 0.20 % ($44,818 AGI )
  • Dunn County , WI 0.18 % ($31,600 AGI )

Relocation away from Buffalo County, WI

6.87 % of Buffalo County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,560

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Buffalo County, WI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Eau Claire County , WI 1.27 % ($27,444 AGI )
  • Winona County , MN 0.97 % ($30,764 AGI )
  • Trempealeau County , WI 0.79 % ($32,022 AGI )
  • Pepin County , WI 0.35 % ($30,300 AGI )
  • Wabasha County , MN 0.25 % ($24,714 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.21 % ($26,000 AGI )
  • Dunn County , WI 0.21 % ($29,333 AGI )
  • La Crosse County , WI 0.21 % ($30,417 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Buffalo County, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Buffalo County, Wisconsin


On 05/23/1964, a tornado touched down 7.39 miles from the center of Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 07/08/1999, a tornado touched down 7.51 miles from the center of Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 3 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 06/17/1984, a tornado touched down 9.13 miles from the center of Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 06/11/2001, a tornado touched down 10.58 miles from the center of Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/03/1983, a tornado touched down 12.24 miles from the center of Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.



Storms In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/09/2004, 08:54 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/25/2002, 11:35 pm 0 0 $5K $8K
06/17/2001, 09:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/26/1998, 10:42 pm 0 0 $13K --
08/23/1997, 07:45 pm 0 0 $35K --
         
Hail        
08/24/2006, 05:20 pm 0 0 -- $2K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/11/2001, 06:05 pm 0 0 $500K --
05/30/1994, 06:05 pm 0 0 -- $1K
08/18/1993, 08:45 am 0 0 -- $5K
06/12/1990, 06:10 pm 0 3 -- --
         



Tornados In Buffalo County, Wisconsin

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1997-06-15 1 500 2 0 0 $200K --
  1971-09-28 5 100 2 0 1 $25K --
  1951-09-12 21 200 3 0 1 $250K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Buffalo County, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



Jails in Buffalo County, Wisconsin


  • Buffalo County Jail


    407 South 2nd Street, Alma, WI 54610
    Capacity: 22
    Confined: 16
    Avg. Population: 21
    Year Built: 1988


(updated 2006)



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