Buffalo Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

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Buffalo Lake is a city located in Renville County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 680, it is the 424th largest city in Minnesota and the 12017th largest city in the United States . Buffalo Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -7.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 733 in 2010. Buffalo Lake reached it's highest population of 743 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Buffalo Lake has a population density of 969 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buffalo Lake is $50,611 with a poverty rate of 21.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $539 per month, and the median house value is $92,400. 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 Lake was:

  • White: 84.70%
  • Other race: 8.05%
  • Native American: 3.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buffalo Lake, Minnesota is 680 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 689.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 733.

Buffalo Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52684.70%
Some Other Race508.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native243.86%
Black or African American121.93%
Two or More Races91.45%
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Buffalo Lake Population by Race

Buffalo Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Buffalo Lake Median Age

50.7


Total

49.9


Male

53.4


Female

Buffalo Lake Adults

There are 493 adults, (193 of whom are seniors) in Buffalo Lake.

Buffalo Lake Age Dependency

107

Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Buffalo Lake Sex Ratio

Female

364

58.62%

Male

257

41.38%

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%2%
All68%32%
Male65.2%34.8%
Female53.6%46.4%
Non Family48%52%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buffalo Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2752.0268
Non Family1251.0948
Married992.4298
Female283.8253.6
Male233.1365.2

2.67

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Buffalo Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade296.26%
9th to 12th Grade153.24%
High School Graduate17638.01%
Some College11925.70%
Associates Degree7816.85%
Bachelors Degree245.18%
Graduate Degree224.75%
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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
White43741046
Hispanic247
Other Race247
2+ Races22

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 10.53%.

Buffalo Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,500$44,083$37,917
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,167$42,955$37,500
Some College$44,500$50,179$37,750
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$42,500

Average Earnings

$44,083

Average Male

$37,917

Average Female

Buffalo Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buffalo Lake Language by Age

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Buffalo Lake Language

92.23% of Buffalo Lake residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.60% of the population.

Buffalo Lake Language

Buffalo Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4607215.65%
Native2424100.00%
Hispanic501428.00%
Other501428.00%
Black1212100.00%

21.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.30%

Male Poverty Rate

30.06%

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 White, with 15.65% 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 24.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.14%.

Buffalo Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.71%
High School17.01%
Bachelors or Greater16.67%
Some College12.29%

Buffalo Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Buffalo Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buffalo Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,574$50,611
Families$48,906$62,930
Married Families$71,771-
Non Families$22,232$34,591
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Income by Household Type

Buffalo Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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 Over 65, 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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31

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
Korea2
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Buffalo Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
65 to 7410
55 to 649
35 to 54
18 to 34

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

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buffalo Lake Veterans by Education

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52.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

1.1%

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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81.80%

Born in Buffalo Lake

93.88%

Native Born

6.12%

Foreign Born

6.12%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.88% of Buffalo Lake residents were born in the United States, with 81.80% having been born in Minnesota. 6.12% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021680-3-0.44%
2020683-3-0.44%
2019686-3-0.44%
2018689-4-0.58%
201769320.29%
2016691-8-1.14%
2015699-7-0.99%
2014706-8-1.12%
2013714-9-1.24%
2012723-8-1.09%
2011731-12-1.62%
20107430.00%

Buffalo Lake Population by Year