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Buffalo is a city in Wright County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Buffalo. For links to other places called Buffalo, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Buffalo is 45.171N. The longitude is -93.874W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,486.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buffalo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wright County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55313 ZIP code.
34% of Buffalo residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buffalo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buffalo was $21,424, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Buffalo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Buffalo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.
Libraries in Buffalo include Buffalo Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Buffalo include Wright County Journal-Press
Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buffalo political report.
The average commute time for Buffalo workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Buffalo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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