Buffalo County


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Buffalo County, Wisconsin

407 S 2nd St
Alma, WI 54610
Phone: (608) 685-6209
Fax: (608) 685-6213
www.buffalocounty.com

On central western border of WI, southeast of Saint Paul, MN; organized Jul 6, 1853. Name Origin: For the herds of buffalo that once roamed here

Area (sq mi):: 709.58 (land 684.47; water 25.11) Population per square mile: 20.40
Population 2005: 13,968 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 13,804 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,123; median household $37,200; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,225-$29,083
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buffalo County, South Dakota

PO Box 148
Gann Valley, SD 57341
Phone: (605) 293-3234
Fax: (605) 293-3240

In south-central SD, southeast of Pierre; organized 1871 (prior to statehood) from territorial country. Name Origin: For the once-plentiful herds of buffalo

Area (sq mi):: 487.43 (land 470.59; water 16.83) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 2,100 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 2,032 (White 16.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 83.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 23.40
Income 2000: per capita $5,213; median household $12,692; Population below poverty level: 56.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,097-$14,649
Unemployment (2004): 10.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 16.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buffalo County, Nebraska

PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: (308) 236-1226
Fax: (308) 233-3649
www.buffalogov.org

In south-central NE, west of Grand Island; original county; organized Mar 14, 1855 (prior to statehood); not officially recognized until Jan 20, 1870. Name Origin: For the former feeding grounds of the buffalo

Area (sq mi):: 975.27 (land 967.99; water 7.28) Population per square mile: 45.00
Population 2005: 43,572 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 12.90% Population 2000: 42,259 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 30.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,510; median household $36,782; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,091-$26,694
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kearney County seat (28,640)

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    John Abegglen, vice chairman of the Economic Development Council of Buffalo County, said the new campus will help to ease the difficulty of finding qualified workers.
    The Buffalo County Sheriff 's Department has said there is no indicator of foul play in Monday night's tragedy but an autopsy is being carried out on Ms Baures' remains.
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    Also, two sites in Buffalo county improve coverage for the town of Fort Thompson and along the State Highway 47 and also improve coverage along the State Highway 34 and State Highway 45 corridors near Gann Valley.
    When folks think of whitetail hunting in the Upper Midwest, the first area that usually comes to mind is legendary Buffalo County, Wis., which is where Scott Kirkpatrick runs his Buffalo County Outfitters (www.buffalocountyoutfitters.com).
    Bob was legendary in Buffalo County for his expertise with vintage gas engines.