Buffalo Lake, Minnesota

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Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
City
Residences and a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
Residences and a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
Location of Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
Location of Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°44′12″N 94°37′6″W / 44.73667°N 94.61833°W / 44.73667; -94.61833
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Renville
Area[1]
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 733
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 715
 • Density 1,077.9/sq mi (416.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55314
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-08488[4]
GNIS feature ID 0640614[5]
Website www.buffalolake.org

Buffalo Lake is a city in Renville County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 733 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2), all of it land.[1]

U.S. Route 212 serves as a main route in the city.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 733 people, 288 households, and 176 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,077.9 inhabitants per square mile (416.2 /km2). There were 327 housing units at an average density of 480.9 per square mile (185.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 3.7% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.3% of the population.

There were 288 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.9% were non-families. 34.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 42.4 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 24% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 768 people, 294 households, and 197 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,235.0 people per square mile (478.3/km²). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 503.3 per square mile (194.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.45% White, 0.52% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 6.64% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.64% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $43,958. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,669. About 5.6% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°44′14″N 94°37′01″W / 44.73722°N 94.61694°W / 44.73722; -94.61694