Buffalo, Iowa facts for kids
Buildings along Front Street
Location of Buffalo, Iowa
|• City||6.49 sq mi (16.81 km2)|
|• Land||6.45 sq mi (16.71 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)|
|Elevation||564 ft (172 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,295|
|• Density||196.9/sq mi (76.0/km2)|
|• Metro||382,630 (135th)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454951|
Buffalo is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,270 at the 2010 census. Buffalo is located on the Mississippi River. The city is a part of the Quad Cities Metropolitan Area.
Buffalo's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 41.459231, -90.721244.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.49 square miles (16.81 km2), of which, 6.45 square miles (16.71 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water. Only place where the Mississippi River runs most in the direction of east to west instead of south or southwesterly.
|Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,270 people, 499 households, and 336 families residing in the city. The population density was 196.9 inhabitants per square mile (76.0/km2). There were 527 housing units at an average density of 81.7 per square mile (31.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
There were 499 households of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.7% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the city was 37.9 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,321 people, 489 households, and 356 families residing in the city. The population density was 219.5 people per square mile (84.7/km²). There were 516 housing units at an average density of 85.8 per square mile (33.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.91% White, 1.29% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.91% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population.
There were 489 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.16.
27.3% were under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $44,250, and the median income for a family was $49,808. Males had a median income of $37,100 versus $21,188 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,957. About 4.4% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
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