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Demographics

People

Total Population740
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+247
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married44.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.2%
Median Earnings25+$33,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,641
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,964

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,632
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.7%
Median Gross Rent$700
Median House Value$82,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.2%
Norwegian8.6%
Irish8.2%
Swedish7.6%
French Except Basque7.2%
Danishn2%
Czech2%
Polish1.5%
English1.1%
German0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Austrian0.3%
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Buffalo Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Renville County
Standard Zip Codes55314
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.73
Approximate Longitude-94.61

Buffalo Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSTEWART
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationHUTCHINSON 1 N
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationGAYLORD
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bird Island887$62,500
Brownton750$71,406
Cosmos493$45,972
Gibbon912$58,333
Hector1,045$61,917
Stewart522$53,438

Buffalo Lake Public Schools

Buffalo Lake-hector Elementary
211 3rd Street
ZIP: 55314
(320) 833-5311
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
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