Buffalo County is located in West Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Alma and the largest city is Mondovi. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.buffalocounty.com . The 2014 population estimate is 13,188 and the 2010 census population was 13,587. The land area is 671.64 square miles and there are 20.2 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 89.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $140,900, there are 5,777 households, an average of 2.30 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,500, the median household income is $47,384, and 12% of the persons in Buffalo County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,346. Retail sales (in $1000) were $74,038, and sales per capita were $5,387. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.8%.
Buffalo County borders Minnesota and geographically is in the "Driftless" Area. Driftless means that the area wasn't covered by the last glacial period, allowing it to retain its rolling hills and filling the county with miles of trout streams. County offices are at 407 South Second Street, Alma, Wisconsin 54610.
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