Buffalo County

About Buffalo County

Buffalo County is located within the unglaciated, Driftless Area of Western Wisconsin. Pepin and Eau Claire Counties form the northern border of the county, while Trempealeau County forms the eastern border. Three rivers also border the county; the Chippewa on the west, the Mississippi on the south and east and the Trempealeau on the lower eastern border. All of Buffalo County drains into the Mississippi River.

 

Top Ten Employers


Employer Service or Product Number of Employees
Marten Transport LTD General freight trucking, long-distance TL 500-999 employees
Mondovi Public School Elementary and secondary schools 100-249 employees
Marten Transport Services LTD Freight transportation arrangment 100-249 employees
Dairyland Power Fossil fuel electric power generation 100‐249 employees
Staffing Network Holding LLC Temporary help services 100‐249 employees
AM Lutheran Mondovi 12733 Nursing care facilities 100‐249 employees
Cochrane-Fountain City Public School Elementary and secondary schools 100‐249 employees
Dept. of Defense Engineering services 50‐99 employees
La Crosse Milling Co Breakfast cereal manufacturing 50‐99 employees
Midwest Dental Management Inc Office administrative services 50‐99 employees

Source: WI DWD, Bureau ofWorkforce Training, QCEW, OEAspecial request, Sept. 2013

 

Population and Demographics


Apr 1, 2010 Census Jan 1, 2013 Estimate Numeric Change Proportional Change
United States 308,400,408 315,090,923 6,690,515 2.2%
Wisconsin 5,686,986 5,717,110 30,124 0.5%
Buffalo County 13,587 13,630 43 ‐0.4%
    Mondovi, City 2,777 2,767 10 ‐0.4%
    Buffalo City, City 1,023 1,014 ‐9 ‐0.9%
    Fountain City, City 859 856 ‐3 ‐0.3%
    Alma, City 781 801 20 2.6%
    Buffalo, Town 705 701 ‐4 ‐0.6%
    Naples, Town 691 699 8 1.2%
    Nelson, Town 571 585 14 2.5%
    Milton, Town 534 544 10 1.9%
    Dover, Town 486 491 5 1.0%
    Glencoe, Town 485 485 0 0.0%

Source: Demographic Services Center, Wisconsin Department of Administration