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Encyclopedia > Buffalo County, Wisconsin
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Buffalo County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 13,804. Its county seat is Alma6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,838 km˛ (710 mi˛). 1,773 km˛ (684 mi˛) of it is land and 65 km˛ (25 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 3.54% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,804 people, 5,511 households, and 3,780 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km˛ (20/mi˛). There are 6,098 housing units at an average density of 3/km˛ (9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.69% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 5,511 households out of which 30.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% are married couples living together, 6.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% are non-families. 27.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.01.


In the county, the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 100.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.40 males.


Cities, villages, and towns

Cities

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Towns



External links

  • Buffalo County (http://www.buffalocounty.com/)


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Buffalo County is named after the Buffalo River, which was named in 1680 by Father Hennepin.
The 42nd largest County in the State, its boundaries on the south, west, and east are formed by the Mississippi River, and in part, by the Chippewa and Trempealeau Rivers.
Buffalo County, also offers beautiful valleys of unsurpassed fertility, bordered by towering bluffs on all sides, which in the summer when covered in foliage, offer a view of scenery rarely equaled.
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