Buffalo Center is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 891 people and just one neighborhood, Buffalo Center is the 285th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Buffalo Center is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.97% of the Buffalo Center workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Buffalo Center is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buffalo Center who work in teaching (15.31%), management occupations (10.71%) and office and administrative support (8.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Buffalo Center is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Buffalo Center really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Buffalo Center perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Buffalo Center is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.