Buffalo Lake, Minnesota Population 2022

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Buffalo Lake is a city located in Renville County Minnesota. Buffalo Lake has a 2020 population of 677. Buffalo Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -8.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 743 in 2010.

The average household income in Buffalo Lake is $50,611 with a poverty rate of 17.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Buffalo Lake is 50.7 years, 49.9 years for males, and 53.4 years for females.

Buffalo Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buffalo Lakewas:

  • White: 72.13%
  • Other race: 22.36%
  • Native American: 2.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo Lake, Minnesota is 677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 743.

Buffalo Lake, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47172.13%
Black or African American81.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native192.91%
Some Other Race14622.36%
Two or More Races91.38%
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Buffalo Lake Population by Race

Buffalo Lake Population Pyramid 2022

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Buffalo Lake Median Age

48.4


Total

47.4


Male

52


Female

Buffalo Lake Adults

There are 472 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo Lake.

Buffalo Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

69.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Lake Sex Ratio

Female

340

52.07%

Male

313

47.93%

Buffalo Lake Population by Age

Buffalo Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buffalo Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.3%1.7%
All74.1%25.9%
Male69.6%30.4%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female47.6%52.4%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2472.3874.1
Married1163.0398.3
Male232.9669.6
Female213.4347.6
Non Family871.149.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade194.21%
9th to 12th Grade194.21%
High School Graduate15734.81%
Some College10322.84%
Associates Degree8619.07%
Bachelors Degree408.87%
Graduate Degree275.99%
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Buffalo Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buffalo Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39637167
2+ Races22
Other Race5340
Hispanic5340

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.92%.

Buffalo Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,188$43,611$41,190
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,406$41,552$
Some College$45,750$53,295$41,181
Bachelors Degree$53,750$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$42,188

Average Earnings

$43,611

Average Male

$41,190

Average Female

Buffalo Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Lake Language by Age

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Buffalo Lake Language

87.46% of Buffalo Lake residents speak only English, while 12.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.37% of the population.

Buffalo Lake Language

Buffalo Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black88100.00%
Native1919100.00%
White4066616.26%
Other10NaN%
Hispanic146106.85%

17.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.82%

Male Poverty Rate

27.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buffalo Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buffalo Lake is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buffalo Lake is Hispanic, with 6.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.70%.

Buffalo Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
High School17.39%
Some College11.18%
Bachelors or Greater14.00%

Buffalo Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buffalo Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,063$56,207
Families$50,000$65,993
Married Families$82,500-
Non Families$21,250$37,417
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Buffalo Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Buffalo Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Buffalo Lake Marital Status by Race

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Buffalo Lake Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam14
Korea2
World War II

Buffalo Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 541
55 to 6414
65 to 7410
75+12

Buffalo Lake Veterans by Age

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Buffalo Lake Veterans by Race

Buffalo Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Lake Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buffalo Lake Employment by Age

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Buffalo Lake Employment by Race

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Buffalo Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.34%

Born in Buffalo Lake

90.81%

Native Born

9.19%

Foreign Born

9.19%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.81% of Buffalo Lake residents were born in the United States, with 77.34% having been born in Minnesota. 9.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buffalo Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107430.00%
2011731-12-1.62%
2012723-8-1.09%
2013714-9-1.24%
2014706-8-1.12%
2015699-7-0.99%
2016691-8-1.14%
201769320.29%
2018689-4-0.58%
2019686-3-0.44%
2020683-3-0.44%
2021680-3-0.44%
2022677-3-0.44%

Buffalo Lake Population by Year